The PME MTL network relies on an extensive network of partners
PME MTL network partners contribute to the support offered to Montréal entrepreneurs, providing both financing and services.
FTQ Fonds de solidarité and the Fonds local de solidarité
The Fonds local de solidarité available through the PME MTL network is made possible thanks to a valuable partner, the FTQ Fonds de solidarité. The agreement is in line with the FTQ’s mission of contributing to Quebec’s economic growth by creating and preserving jobs by investing in businesses in all sectors of the province’s economy.
Emploi-Québec and its job placement service
As part of a partnership with Emploi-Québec, PME MTL matches businesses looking for new talent with applicants screened by the six PME MTL hubs.
Fondation de l’entrepreneurship and its Réseau M
Thanks to a partnership with the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship, Montréal entrepreneurs in search of mentors have access to Réseau M, the Foundation’s mentorship network. There are mentorship cells throughout the PME MTL network.
Mouvement Desjardins and its Créavenir program
This program is intended for entrepreneurs from 18 to 35 who are starting up a business or have operated a business for less than three years. The Créavenir program gives them the financial means to achieve their business goals, with a line of credit and a grant of up to $20,000. Entrepreneurs can access the program through the six PME MTL hubs.
In addition to its agreement with Desjardins in connection with the Créavenir program, PME MTL also offers entrepreneurs in the cultural, information technology, transportation and health fields a specific agreement with the Group’s Caisses in their respective sectors of activity.
Futurpreneur offers specialized services and financing programs to help entrepreneurs from 18 to 39 launch a business. It’s a natural partner for the PME MTL network, to give young entrepreneurs the support they need and guide them toward success.
Fondation Montréal Inc.
The Foundation’s mission is to assist young Montréal entrepreneurs as they aim for success, with personalized coaching and start-up grants. Its consultants work closely with those of PME MTL to support start-ups.
QuébecInnove brings together active players in government-designated research and innovation sectors with a view to better meeting the needs of organizations and businesses in these areas of. This partnership provides businesses that are supported by PME MTL with access to a network that can help facilitate the commercialization of their innovations.
From concept to commercialization, MEDTEQ+ supports innovators who are developing technologies to strengthen the healthcare of tomorrow. Thanks to a partnership involving joint support or financing from PME MTL and MEDTEQ+, businesses in the healthcare technology sector can maximize their chances of success.
Montréal agglomeration and its boroughs and the Quebec government
The work of the PME MTL network is made possible thanks to financial support from the Ville de Montréal and the Quebec
PME MTL Centre-Ouest
Développement économique Saint-Laurent
Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL) offers assistance and stimulates the growth of the city’s collective wealth by fostering the development of Saint-Laurent businesses. Furthermore, with its expertise in issues related to Industry 4.0 through the Centre d’Expertise Industrielle (Industrial expertise centre) and its understanding of the challenges surrounding sustainable development, export and alternative mobility, DESTL contributes to the development of industrial innovation in Montréal and in Québec.