F.F.A.T Snaps| Week 18 | The Hocus Pocus ball at the McCord Museum

This years annual ball at the McCord museum was everything you would expect and more. A truly 5 star evening. There is no better way to say it. The event, which took place at L’Arsenal, was attended by the finest members of Montreal high society. The staff at the museum prepared a memorable evening. Inspired […]

Business in the spotlight: Pixmob

DCMTL Blog had the chance to interview Pixmob’s Marketing and communications director Simon St-Germain. We see their technology a little bit everywhere these days. Did you have a chance to attend Montreal’s Fashion Tech event, at the McCord museum, organised by Montreal’s digital spring? Those white luminous watches that doubled as business cards 3.0, were […]

Business in the Spotlight: Lemonade Workspace is Central Districts Latest Squeeze

What is Lemonade Workspace? Lemonade Workspace offers entrepreneurs affordable co-working options from hot desks and dedicated cubicles to private conference rooms. Oh yeah, and it includes access to a gym! Why Lemonade? Let’s face it: overhead puts a significant strain on small businesses – especially freelancers. When you add up the costs, it puts a […]

StartupExperience.ca Startup Fest

Announcing StartupExperience.CA

Our partners at StartupFest have some exciting news for international startups: you can now apply now to live and work in one of Canada’s top Startup cities for three months! This new initiative, StartupExperience.CA, also gives entrepreneurs from Canada the opportunity to in a different Canadian city. How about that, eh? They have partnered with […]

Queer Tech MTL

Queer Tech MTL Loves Their Allies

Last Thursday, Team DCMTL attended Queer Tech MTL’s monthly event, only this time there was an especially unique theme: For the Love of Allies. This networking equivalent of a love note paid homage to the allies who continue to support the Queer startup community. As their invitation said: “Without our allies, we would be far too exclusionary for our […]

Tax Season 2016 How to File

Tax Season Lessons for Entrepreneurs

The DCMTL team is always looking for ways to expand our community and the services we offer our readers. As such, we have recently partnered with the Ahuntsic-Cartierville Business Networking Association, a group whose purpose is very closely aligned with our own; to network and grow Central District’s entrepreneurial ecosystem! With that in mind and tax season is […]

Gilles Dube Ford Canada DCMTL Businesses Oatbox Pixmob Chic Marie

Ford Eco-Sport and The Essentials of Entrepreneurship

DCMTL Blog attended Ford Canada’s Go Small, Live Big panel, hosted by Jean-Benoit Aubé. The panel took place as part of the launch of the all-new 2018 EcoSport® – Ford’s latest Fun, Capable and Connected compact SUV, and featured three of Central District most dynamic entrepreneurs Marc-Antoine Bovet, Co-founder of OatBox, Marie-Philip Simard Founder of […]

dcmtl central district business panel

Go Small, Live Big Entrepreneur Panel

On Friday, January 20, three Central District-based businesses will gather at Palais de Congres to discuss their innovative new businesses, and what brought them great success in their respective industries. The panel will consist of 3 Central District-based businesses: – Marc-Antoine Bovet, Co-founder, Oatbox – Marie-Philip Simard, Founder, Chic Marie – Simon St-Germain, Communications and […]

creative box studios dcmtl central district

Business in the Spotlight: Creative Box Inc.

1. Describe your business. Art studio catering to the textile industry. Creative box specializes in color separation, film output for screen printing, fashion printing in textile and graphic design tech pack, and lines for garments.  Design allover print artwork for overseas printing, technical drawing of garments and board presentation. 2. Describe your business’s involvement in and […]

Techsew, DCMTL

DCMTL then and now

This week we thought it would be interesting to tell the story of District Central, and find out just how this area came to be the burgeoning startup incubator that it is today. Interestingly enough, through our research, we found that the area has really always been the ideal place for startups to call home. […]

tedxmontreal speaker lineup DCMTL Blog Central District

TEDxMontreal Speaker Lineup Announcement

The TEDxMontreal speaker lineup has been announced, and we couldn’t be happier to share them with you. On November 12th 2016, TEDxMontreal is hosting 12 incredible notable professionals and visionaries, at Space DCMTL. These speakers are all – in one way or another – working hard to make this world a better place. From neuroscience […]

vote-illustration

DCMTL Startup Lab: Voting Starts Today!

The day has arrived and day one of voting for your fave video pitch in the #DCMTLStartupLab Contest has begun! All eligible entries are now posted on the DCMTL Startup Lab Contest official web page for all to watch. As the first bilingual contest of its kind, each participant was encouraged to submit their application and […]

dcmtl-startup-lab

Judges of the DCMTL Startup Lab Contest Announced

With less than a week left until the application deadline, the judges of the DCMTL Startup Lab Contest have been announced, and we couldn’t be more excited to share them with you! It brings us great pleasure to share the following line-up of some of Montreal’s finest but first, we’ll remind you of a few details […]

startup fest tent village old montreal

International StartupFest Returns to Take Over Old Montreal

Startupfest will officially kick off this Wednesday July 13th in Old Montreal. Event-goers will return to the familliar stomping grounds at Jardin des Éclusiers to attend a variety of inspirational talks, pitches and keynotes. As of 5:30PM organizers and volounteers will welcome startups of all levels, students and the generally intrigued who are looking to network and learn more […]

Cafe coffee beans DCMTL

The Cafes Around Central District

It’s been said that coffee makes the world go ’round. Considering the positive effects that it has on productivity, there could very well be some truth to that theory. Allow us to introduce you to 5 cafes that are contributing to the happiness and productivity of Central District. Terra Coffee Proudly handcrafting premium quality coffees […]