The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal will offer a woman entrepreneur the opportunity to develop her growth potential

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Added on 3 November 2015 in Press releases

Montréal, November 3, 2015 – We are very excited to announce that the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is a proud partner of LORI hub. Thanks to this partnership, a woman entrepreneur will have the opportunity to grow on both a professional and personal level. The support of the Board of Trade has helped us reach our crowdfunding goal and bring our project to life. More specifically, this partnership will allow us to offer a free workspace in our hub for six months starting December 1st, 2015 until June 30th, 2016 to an entrepreneur.

“The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has decided to partner with LORI hub to draw attention to the power of crowdfunding as a source of financing for new start-ups,” said Michel Leblanc, president and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. “The interest in LORI hub also results from its business offering meant to support the development of new businesses in Greater Montréal. In addition to sponsoring a young entrepreneur’s work space in LORI hub offices for the next six months, we will offer her the opportunity to establish worthwhile business contacts through the Board of Trade network. She will also receive invaluable tools for promoting the growth of her business.”

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal will offer the entrepreneur selected a one-year membership, training in the art of networking, a bank of ten hours of strategic advice, a diagnosis for the internationalization of her business and an invitation to take part in a number of Board of Trade networking events.

Before sending your application, please take notice of the conditions that apply:

  • Being a woman entrepreneur over 18 years old who has a start-up (from one to four years of activity)
  • Having founded, or co-founded, a business and incorporated it
  • Being able to occupy the space for a year
  • Have an interest for co-development
  • Send your application with your CV, a presentation of your business and a letter of intention by November 20th to info@lori.biz.

Our offices are located in the Canal Lachine Complex, 4710 St-Ambroise Street, Saint-Henri (Montréal). For more information on LORI hub, we invite you to check out our campaign story and our video at the following link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/lori-hub/.

About LORI hub

After having spent close to two years sharing content and organizing events, LORI.biz now wants to offer women entrepreneurs a creative space in which they will be able to work, meet, collaborate and grow their respective businesses. LORI hub is not only a visually stimulating environment for its occupants; but has also partnered up with other local entrepreneurship-centered organizations, to ensure its tenants’ success by offering business development services. In addition to offering its occupants a place to work, the space provides an intimate, cohesive environment in which women will feel comfortable exchanging ideas, tips, and resources in order to contribute to one another’s prosperity.

About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has over 7,000 members. Its mission is to be the voice of Montréal’s business community and to promote the city’s prosperity. It is involved in key areas of economic development, advocating a philosophy of action based on engagement, credibility, proactivity, collaboration and innovation. The Board of Trade also offers a range of specialized services to individuals and to business of all sizes to support them in their growth at home and abroad.

For all inquiries, feel free to contact us at info@lori.biz or by calling 514 220-2165.