InnoCité MTL brings together the top entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs passionate about developing a smart city. With an extended offer of experienced mentors, corporate partners, financial partners as well as potential customers, we accelerate startups from Montreal and abroad.

Areas of activity

Drawn from City of Montreal Action Plan 2015-2017

  • Public WiFi
  • Ultra High-speed Multiservice network
  • Smart City Economic Cluster
  • Smart Mobility
  • Participatory Democracy
  • Digital Public Services

 Other areas of activity

  • Local business
  • Smart building
Why participe

I’m an entrepreneur

  • A comprehensive training program.
  • A unique collaboration with the City of Montreal providing feedback from a potential customer, a validation of your product and the opportunity to gain visibility and credibility required to export your product.
  • Business opportunities with our corporate partners.
  • A powerful network of mentors:
    • Mentors from the City of Montreal and other partners.
    • Mentor-entrepreneurs who have done business with municipalities worldwide.
    • Leaders and experts from major companies operating in various different niches of InnoCité.
  • Individual coaching throughout the program.
  • Possibility of an investment of $ 50 000 in venture capital during the acceleration program.
Why participate

I’m an investor

  • Access to the most innovative Smart City projects.
  • Access to local and international startups.
  • Access to high growth potential projects in Canada and elsewhere.

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Among more than 110 applications received, we selected 5 companies for the first cohort of InnoCité which began on September 1, 2015. We have also selected 5 startups for the next cohort which will begin on March 14, 2016. We are currently looking for our next startups cohort which will start in September 2016.

Submit your application now


Founding & Major Partner


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