2021-05-06
Who we are
Who we are

Accelerating the creation, growth and visibility of Montréal’s startup

Bonjour Startup Montréal is a non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate the creation, growth and influence of Montréal startups and position Montréal among the world’s most dynamic ecosystems.

History

2018 – Creation of the Pôle d’innovation Montréal/Montréal Regional Innovation Hub by the OSMO and Mtl inc. Foundations, with the financial support of Ville de Montréal and the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation (MEI)

2019 – Launch of Bonjour Startup Montréal as a Espace régional d’accélération et de croissance (Regional Space for Acceleration and Growth) by the MEI and addition of private partners.

2020 – Launch of several projects and services that fill major gaps in the Montréal startup ecosystem (Startup Radar, Inno Startup and Invincible Collective). Consolidation of the teams and appointment of a first board of directors.

2021 – Acceleration of our role to strengthen the ecosystem and guide startups even more!

Our mission

Bonjour Startup Montréal’s mission is to create maximum social and economic impact for the metropolis through three key objectives:

  • Accelerate the creation, growth and influence of Montréal startups
  • Stimulate innovation
  • Mobilize the ecosystem’s players and amplify their voice

Our objectives

Based on the challenges identified in collaboration with the other players in the ecosystem, we have determined our strategic objectives for 2021 from which our actions will flow.

  1. Fragmentation: Promote collaboration and mutual help for a collective, economic and social impact
  2. Growth: Move from startups to scaleups to unicorns
  3. Talent: Attract, retain, develop. Create a work environment that is inclusive and healthy
  4. International connectivity: Facilitate connections. Offer opportunities
  5. Corporate engagement: Create an open innovation culture and practices
  6. Local and international visibility: Act as a showcase and an amplifier

Our team values

  1. Collaboration
  2. Velocity/Agility
  3. Ambition/Audacity
  4. Welfare/Pleasure
  5. Respect/Empathy
  6. Accountability
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Board of Directors