Entrepreneurial support programs for small businesses in Montréal

Last updated March 13, 2023
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Each year, the city offers entrepreneurial support programs to 70 small businesses in Montréal. All three programs offer personalized support and help small businesses grow and innovate.

The “Parcours entrepreneuriaux” programs support organizations in developing their activities locally and internationally. More than 400 businesses have received support since 2015.

Customized guidance to get to the next level

These support programs, which last one year, take the form of training or co-creation activities with experts, coaching and networking opportunities. Each program supports companies from a variety of sectors and offers guidance that is adapted to their needs. 

Participating businesses get tools to optimize their strategic planning and refine their business model.

“Parcours Novaré” program

This program offers training, workshops, coaching and networking to small business and non-profit leaders to help them implement innovative solutions to their business issues. Ready to meet the challenge? Learn more (in French).

“Parcours Transition écologique” program

This program helps small businesses and non-profits implement ecoresponsible best practices? Are you looking for solutions to green your business? Learn more (in French).

“Cabinet créatif” program

This program offers practical workshops, logistical support, training and personalized guidance for arts and creative organizations to help them develop new international markets. Looking for tips for exporting your expertise? Learn more (in French). 

The “Parcours entrepreneuriaux” are the result of a partnership between the city,  Services Québec and sectorial organizations.