Combine experience and youth to stimulate growth
Combine experience and youth to stimulate growth

The leadership that our experienced members extend to the next generation of entrepreneurs is solidified with this incentive program. Helping young companies form great relationships, facilitating business opportunity creation, and helping increase chances of success are the main objectives.

Are you a new Quebec techno flagship?
Seize this opportunity and submit your application.


Do you want to support the new generation of Quebec leaders?
Join mdf commerce and Sun Life Platinum and participate in this sponsorship program.


Young Business Incentive includes…

1 Membership

A 2-year membership in AQT, including all the regular membership benefits

2 Access passes

2 passes to take part in the AQT Discussion Groups (8 meetings per year)

3 Sessions

3 1-hour sessions with Sales, Marketing, HR, Management or Finance experts

Preferential rates

Preferential rates to participate in AQT’s signature events

Desired profile

If you recognize yourself in this profile, submit your application.



  • Am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (non-residents must have obtained their Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ)
  • Am CEO (or equivalent management role) of my company
  • Work full time for my company
  • Am not engaged in legal proceedings and there is no legal recourse against my company
  • Agree to participate in the communication campaign related to the scholarship



  • At its head office in Canada
  • Is incorporated under provincial or federal law
  • Is registered in the Quebec enterprise register
  • Work in the techno-digital sector
  • Is between 18 months and five years of existence
  • Demonstrates a turnover of less than $500,000 CAD
  • Has a clientele
  • Is in the marketing process
  • Has concrete development plans
  • Undertakes to send an application video of max 30 seconds in order to explain why it should be selected

To promote diversity and inclusion and the social involvement of companies, consider these elements that could entice you to apply.

You identify yourself as...

  • Woman
  • Disabled person
  • Aboriginal
  • Visible minority or immigrant

Your company demonstrates best management practices in terms of...

  • Access to equality in employment
  • Social responsibility
  • Eco-responsibility
  • Sustainable development and circular economy
  • Gender parity in management positions

Incentive offers…

10 bursaries offered by mdf commerce (2021).

3 bursaries offered by Sun Life Platinum.

Take advantage of personalized financial planning services for your business.

NOTE The call for applications for the 2021-2022 start-up grants is now closed. Thank you to all the companies that applied. Stay tuned for the next year!

Nicole Martel

Chief Executive Officer


We wish to thank mdf commerce and Sun Life for their support and all their efforts in setting up this initiative. This generous offer demonstrates their commitment to our techno-digital community and their determination to work together to advance Quebec’s entrepreneurial succession.

Recipients 2021-2022


Recipients 2020-2021

Alias Numérik

Fast forward the development of entrepreneurs and organizations

Arro Labs

Development of applications and tools to modernize your business

Dreeven Technologies

Help your team progress with our project management solution

Eva Global Corp.

Coop transportation application


Client experience software

JS Global

Help clients establish successful sales and marketing strategies to improve their organization and increase the efficiency of Canadian businesses


Secure the design, administration, and correction of assessments, in the classroom or remotely

LEAV inc.

Increase stores’ physical revenue by enabling retailers to reconnect with customers through a cloud-based contactless platform

Vimage Factory

Video marketing: making video accessible to businesses through video production services and training


Advise and empower companies to optimize their processes as well as to market, sell and serve their customers

Prior bursary recipients

Questions? Contact us at 514.874.2667, ext. 117 or email us.