Useful directories for entrepreneurs
This section lists various business directories and co-working spaces available for Montréal entrepreneurs. These tools were put together by the PME MTL experts, who have compiled and organized all kinds of useful and practical information.
Co-working spaces and incubators in Montréal (in french)
PME MTL Centre-Ville has created this mapping tool to help entrepreneurs find co-working spaces and business incubators and accelerators on Montréal Island. It lists and identifies the different types of spaces and describes the characteristics of each organization.
For business incubators and accelerators, some additional information is included:
- main sector of activity
- coaching available
- financing resources
- consulting services
To suggest an organization not shown on the map, please contact PME MTL Centre-Ville.
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