By mmuise

EntrePrism is an incubation program dedicated to Quebec entrepreneurs and new Quebecers. It aims to support them in starting their business project. The program is full-time, free and lasts approximately 6 months, from December to June.

Comments on Funding:

Applicants will have access to scholarships and funding opportunities. 

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be entrepreneurs that meet these criteria:

  • Be alone or in a team;
  • Have motivation to undertake and commitment to the project (full time on the project, or almost);
  • Be coachable and open-minded;
  • Be available to participate in the program (approximately 15 hours per week);
  • Have desire to build a business headquartered in Quebec;
  • Have projects meeting these criteria:
    a) Business opportunity identified; 
    b) Project of any type accepted: non-profit or not*, technological dimension or not;
    c) Desirability and feasibility of the project are demonstrable; 
    d) Project with impact dimension or demonstrate a possibility of integrating an impact dimension.
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Other Things to Note:

A. The base is HEC Montréal's entrepreneurship innovation hub. Their mission is to inspire and propel entrepreneurship with economic and societal impact here and around the world!
B. Applicants that will be part of a cohort of 12 to 15 companies will have:
1. access to:
a) a series of workshops given by world-class experts, entrepreneurs and professors;  b) experiential bootcamps;  
c) the two coworking spaces of La base (Decelles and Centre-Ville) and to the reservation of closed rooms;
d) to the expertise of HEC Montréal alumni;
e) the databases of the HEC Montréal library;  f) an experienced mentor assigned for the entire duration of the program;  g) entrepreneurs in residence at La base entrepreneuriale HEC Montréal;  h) regular individual and cohort follow-up with coaches from La base entrepreneuriale HEC Montréal and with a venture capital expert;
i) scholarships and funding opportunities;  j) other advantages (Cepsum subscription, meals provided on workshop days, Budgeto and Fundica licenses offered). 
2. the possibility of student mandates carried out on their business project;
3. many advantages offered by lawyer and accountant partners of La base entrepreneuriale HEC Montréal.

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