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Building business with the community!


Because we believe that innovation and diversity must contribute to local wealth.


Our team consists of experienced entrepreneurs with different cultural backgrounds as well as a selection committee composed of angel investors.


As a technology incubator, we are creating an ecosystem and a place for the creation of companies and jobs within the community itself.


With training programs, technical and financial support to help young entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas.


With workshops and practical activities, you will be able to assess and validate your ideas.


We will be organizing business networking events and activities regularly.


We will be supportive in the creation and validation of a business model, and for writing a business plan.


  • Receiving of applications May 15 – June 30
  • Result of preselections: July 15
  • Presentation to the selection committee: August 1-2
  • Proclamation of the final result: August 15
  • Start of the cohort: September 5


This program is for any young student, professional, or entrepreneur with an innovative idea that would like to work in a start-up company.

Presentation of DEFI3737

Presentation of Job Contact

A visit from the Minister Kathleen Weil

Experienced Trainers

We have an experienced team that will support you in creating your innovation project

Bruner NozièreCEO and Partnerships

Mr. Bruner Nozière currently heads the consulting firm he founded, Bruner CANADA, upon arrival in Canada. He previously worked as a consultant in several companies. He has held senior accounting function within a bank. Speaker in turn, he offered his first clients consulting services in IT management solutions and customer relationship. Via his company, he turned to the Business Solutions consulting service by combining his experience in computer science and his studies as accounting and e-business analyst garnered from the University of Quebec in Montreal.

Cyril Arnaud, Director of Operations

After studying in mechanical engineering and acquiring his Masters in thermal engineering, Mr. Cyril Arnaud had the opportunity to work on several projects in aerospace. With project management training with a PMP certification creates Ariolix Company, a management consulting firm, to provide SMEs with the support and services needed to grow. Today the Ariolix activities are mainly centered around operations management and project management.

Octave Niamié, Academic Director


Octave Niamié holds an MBA from ESG-UQAM, an MBA from Paris Dauphine and a Professional Master’s in management control. He also holds a degree in business launch. Currently a PhD candidate in Administration from the ESG-UQAM, he specializes in entrepreneurship. These fields of research are the venture capital and business models. Octave has over 15 years of professional experience in financing SMEs and support for SMEs internationally. He has been the Chairman of Sycamore Solutions Inc. since 2013, specializing in cash optimization consulting.