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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 […]

Room to grow: How smaller businesses can get the space they need in big cities

Article posted on Financial Post Business Denise Deveau | December 5, 2016 12:34 PM ET When Mississauga, Ont.-based engineering firm Aercoustics Engineering Ltd. needed more space for its growing operations, Steve Titus, the President and Chief Executive, quickly discovered it wasn’t so easy a task. When Titus joined the firm, which specializes in acoustics, vibration and […]

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This is where the TEDxMontréal Conference will be held in Ahuntsic-Cartierville

**Article in French from Huffington Post Quebec. Le Huffington Post Québec Publication: 21/10/2016 23:30 EDT On sait maintenant où aura lieu la prochaine conférence TEDxMontréal! En effet, le mystère planait autour du lieu de cette rencontre attendue… Le Huffington Post Québec a appris que les participants se retrouveront donc dans un entrepôt situé au 1500 […]

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After the Mile End and the Mile-EX, Meet “DCMTL”

**Article in French  MAXIME BERGERON LA PRESSE Trois mois après avoir annoncé un vaste plan pour reconvertir 1,3 million de pieds carrés d’anciennes manufactures, les promoteurs du « District central Montréal », dans le quartier Ahuntsic, s’apprêtent à accueillir la conférence techno TEDxMontréal. Gros plan sur un secteur qui ambitionne de devenir le prochain Mile End ou Mile-Ex. DE […]

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TEDxMontréal Conference to be held in Ahuntsic-cartierville Warehouse

**Article posted in French on Huffington Post Quebec Le Huffington Post Québec Publication: 21/10/2016 23:30 EDT Dans les esprits, Ahuntsic-Cartierville n’est peut-être pas synonyme d’innovation. Mais ça pourrait bien changer. Du moins, c’est le souhait des promoteurs derrière le projet de revitalisation DCMTL, situé «au coeur de l’arrondissement». Les efforts investis dans ce projet de […]

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Urban centres prove too costly for most businesses, especially when there’s cheaper options on the outskirts

We are proud to be featured in the Financial Post! — Financial Post: SMALL BUSINESS Denise Deveau | October 17, 2016 An interesting coincidence took place when Jeff Ekstein attended a networking event. The president and CEO Willow Printing Group Ltd. ran into a graphic designer who once worked for him. The address on his […]

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Why do we all know Mark Zuckerberg but can’t name our Canadian entrepreneurs?

DCMTL Featured in the Financial Post! — Financial Post: SMALL BUSINESS DIGEST Denise Deveau | September 29, 2016 A recent panel discussion with Canada’s top business and tech talent hosted by DMZ (Digital Media Zone) at Ryerson University in Toronto tackled this question: “Why do we all know Mark Zuckerberg but we can’t name our Canadian […]


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 […]


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 […]