An inspirational and informative website that explores the many facets, challenges and pleasures of being an entrepreneur, devenirentrepreneur.com is the outcome of the combined efforts of a working group of entrepreneurs and important players in the field of entrepreneurship, all mobilized to take concrete action to build the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Futurpreneur Canada has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young entrepreneurs for nearly two decades. It is the only national, non-proﬁt organization that provides ﬁnancing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Its internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with business experts from a network of more than 2 800 volunteer mentors.
The Caisse solidaire is the leading financial institution specializing in social economy and socially-responsible investment in Québec. It funds more than 2900 cooperatives, non-profit organizations, unions and sociallycommitted private businesses. It can do so thanks to the more than 12 100 citizens and organizations it advises in the area of sociallyresponsible investment.
Entreprises Québec simplifies things for entrepreneurs by making it easy to find government information on the subjects that concern them: their rights and obligations, and the programs and services offered by government ministries and organizations. Several tools are provided to help entrepreneurs on a daily basis, including the service Démarrer une entreprise (Start a business) and Zone entreprise (Enterprise zone), a secure space where they can fulfill their obligations. (In French only)
“We’ve always admired people who are brave enough to start a business. A business lets you be very hands-on, always creating, and that’s why we want to be part of that world.”