Incubators and Think Tanks

YES Employment + Entrepreneurship

YES is a non-profit, community-driven English-language service provider that has been helping Québecers find employment and develop as entrepreneurs since 1995. Our mission is to help English-speaking Québecers reach their

Unité de travail pour l’implantation de logement étudiant (UTILE)

Our mission is to develop and operate affordable student housing in addition to studying the matter and promoting the issues relating thereto.

Startup Montréal

We are Startup Montréal, your key player in the Montréal entrepreneurial ecosystem. We were formed from the merger of two major organizations: the Montréal inc. foundation and the non-profit organization

SHIFT Center for Social Transformation

The SHIFT Centre for Social Transformation supports existing and emerging social transformation initiatives that unite the efforts of Concordians and their partners with the goal of creating a more just,

SEIZE (Solidarity Economy Incubation)

SEIZE stands for Solidarity Economy Incubation (feel free to add the words for Zero Emissions at the end if you’re an acronym purist). We are a member-based democratic organization that

Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN)

Established in 2008, the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) is a collaborative network of researchers, stakeholders, and educational and other institutions that improves understanding of Quebec’s English-speaking communities and


Mitacs powers research and development creation by connecting private sector with the best post-secondary institutions to solve organizational challenges—in Canada and internationally. For 20 years, Mitacs has funded cutting-edge research,


We put our research and education skills to work for a more just, equitable and sustainable world. To do this, we adopt a position of scientific and critical allies of


In cooperation with our network of coaches, we help community organizations clarify their outcomes and obtain the support they need to become capable of achieving those outcomes. We do this

Impact 8 (Esplanade program)

Our coaching programs are designed for different stages of the impact8 journey, developed in partnership with Rhizome. They are structured around an integrated vision of entrepreneurial coaching for change agents.

Ideos HEC Montréal

The mission of IDEOS is to raise awareness and support the HEC Montréal community, organizations, and entrepreneurs, as well as to disseminate knowledge by placing social impact at the heart

Groupe 3737

Groupe 3737 is a national not-for-profit organization which provides coaching and support tools for BIPOC business owners with an ecosystem of more than 1,000 entrepreneurs across Canada. Based in Montreal

Consortium de ressources et d’expertises coopératives

Collective enterprises make the difference for people. The Consortium makes the difference for collective enterprises. We believe that every collective enterprise should have access to the specialised services it needs.