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Joint offer South Shore

Montréal inc., in collaboration with DEL, Desjardins, Futurpreneur Canada, MRC Marguerite D’Youville and MRC de Roussilon, is offering support services and up to $ 200,000 in loans and grants for young entrepreneurs from the South Shore!

Joint offer

It is by combining our strengths that we allow you to simplify and maximize your search for financing and support services. By completing this form, your file will be reviewed for eligibility for all these programs.

It is not necessary to be eligible for all these programs. The form will allow you to select the programs you wish to apply to.

Each partner in the program you will apply for will review your application and contact you.

Montréal inc.

Grant +

  • For about 50 companies a year, following two rounds of selection
  • Grant up to $ 15,000
  • Free personalized services available for life (workshops, coaching, advice, co-development groups, advisory committee)
  • Access to our personalized support for 6 months to the best projects

Desjardins

Créavenir

  • $ 15,000 line of credit
  • Up to $ 5,000 grant
  • Coaching and mentoring throughout the start of your business
  • Access to our personalised support for 6 months to the best projects

LED

Longueuil agglomeration economic development

Young business loan
  • Loan of $ 25,000 possible moratorium, interest rate at 7%

 

Futurpreneur Canada

  • Up to $ 60,000 in loan thanks to a partnership between Futurpreneur and BDC
  • Supporting the ideation with the creation of a business plan with the help of a contractor in residence or through our network of partners
  • Free online resources, such as Interactive Business Plan Writer
  • Up to 2 years of personalized mentorship
  • Participation in networking events
  • Business network of more than 3,000 volunteer mentors, and local, national and international presence

MRC de Marguerite-D'Youville

Grant of up to $5,000 to young promoters.
Local Investment Funds: Secured and unsecured loans of up to $125,000 for start-up, representing a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses.
Minimum down payment required of 15%.

MRC de Roussillon

Loan of up to $125,000 for businesses less than three years old. Minimum down payment of 20% of project cost or equivalent capitalization.
Maximum funding of 50% of project cost (80% for social economy projects).
Support offered by le Centre d’Entrepreneuriat des Grandes-Seigneurie.
Access to a mentor from la Cellule de mentorat Roussillon-des-Moissons.

Selection criteria

Montréal inc.
  • Be between 18 and 35 inclusive (under 36 years old)
  • Have the corporate headquarters on the South Shore
  • Have a project demonstrating its innovative nature
  • Have 50% of the control over the company
  • Devote 100% of your time to your project
  • Be a citizen, permanent resident, or CSQ holder
  • Have a working prototype or MVP in place
  • Don’t have started recurring sales for more than 12 months
Desjardins - Créavenir
  • Be between 18 and 39 years old inclusively
  • Have a viable project to start a business or develop an existing business for less than 3 years
  • Don’t have access to the conventional credit network
  • Be a member of one of the participating Desjardins caisses or become one of them

See all details and conditions

Longueuil Agglomeration Economic Development (LED)

Young business loan

  • Have a down payment of 20% of the project cost
  • Be legally established
  • Be established in the territory or intend to settle there
  • Laborate in an eligible sector and offer value-added services or products generally intended for businesses (B to B)
  • Have control of the company and to work there full time
  • Have the experience and the training relevant to the project
  • Be accompanied by a mentor or business coach
  • Present a project favoring the creation and / or the maintenance of jobs
  • Present a project for which government financial assistance combined with DEL financial assistance, represents a maximum of 50% of project expenditures.
  • Demonstrate that the project is based on realistic projected financial statements demonstrating opportunities for profitability and growth.
  • Present current financial statements demonstrating 20% ​​equity after project and repayment capacity
  • Demonstrate that the company and the contractor are not in default with the government and its creditors, nor are they subject to any dispute
Futurpreneur Canada
  • Be between 18 and 39 years old
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Operate a fully operational business for less than 12 months
  • Funding that BDC may provide through an application to Futurpreneur Canada is not available to individuals, corporations, firms and businesses that already have a loan with BDC.

See all details and conditions (scroll down the page to “Eligibility”)

MRC de Marguerite-D'Youville
  • Subsidy to entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 39 inclusively and working full-time in their business. The grant must be requested within the first 12 months of operation.

 

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Territory covered

MRC de Roussillon

Private commercial, manufacturing, service and social economy businesses whose main place of business is located in the Roussillon RCM. Start-up projects, purchase or renewal of equipment and contract financing.

Eligible expenses:

  • Acquisition of assets such as real estate, equipment, rolling stock, with the exception of goodwill expenses.
  • Acquisition of software or other technology, patents, excluding research and development activities
  • Project-related working capital, for the first year only.
  • The following are not eligible: expenses already incurred and past or future debt servicing.

 

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Teritory covered

To prepare better...

Webinar

How to obtain the Joint offer?

This webinar gives a broad overview of the competition, including the application process, the eligibility criteria, and the evaluation criteria.

Watch the webinar

Frequent questions

Why is the admission to the Montréal inc. Grant+ reserved for 18-35 years old?

The legal status of our NPO is to help the youth (determined between 18 and 35 years old). We must therefore concentrate on supporting the companies owned by this age group. You can however look for information at (among others) PME MTL, Futurpreneur Canada, Femmessor Montreal which have different criteria.

If I am not eligible for one or more of these programs, can I still apply for the others?

Yes. There is only one form for the combined service offer. Your file will be studied by all parties. It is not necessary to be eligible for all programs, only at least one. We strongly encourage you to apply.

How can I contact you ?

If you need further information contact mpereira@montrealinc.ca or 514 872-8401.

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