Montreal Accelerator Agenda

The Montreal event took place on September 24th at the ClubSaint-James. It’s always inspiring to see first-hand the global ambitions of Canada’s thriving entrepreneurs and entrepreneur-led companies. Check out the photos here from the event! You can re-watch your favorite moments from the Canadian Export Challenge in Montreal. Click here for the morning recording and here for the afternoon recording. Click here for the Montreal E-blast recap!


Sergio Escobar, Emcee
Startup Canada Global Ambassador

Gisleine Silveira
Corporate Partnerships
District 3

Yona Shtern
CEO and Executive Chairman

Graham Mann
Lean Systems

Soula Chronopoulos
Founder & CEO

Caroline Lefebvre
Agente de Developpement des Affaires et des Partenariats
Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Victoria Lennox
Startup Canada

Paul Gaspar
Director of Small Business

Melanie Carter
Knowledge Partnership Lead
Export Development Canada

Scott Ferris
Director of Business Development, FITT
FITT (Forum for International Trade Training)

Justine Hendricks
VP – Working Capital Solutions
Export Development Canada

Etienne Lapalme
Trade Commissioner
Trade Commissioner Service

Justin Hartzman
CEO, Needls

Marie-Eve Lefebvre-Lavoie
Program Advisor, Innovative Solutions Canada
Innovations Solutions Canada

William Pollushin
Senior Business Advisor, BDC Advisory Services
Business Development Bank of Canada

Robert Smith
Executive Director
Innovative Solutions Canada

Andy Nulman
Co-Founder & CEO
Play The Future

Québec Partners

Official Montréal Partners