The 100% reinvented Soirée Mtl inc.

The 100% reinvented Soirée Mtl inc.

by Startup Montréal
15 December 2020

In this eventful year, the Mtl inc. team had to roll up its sleeves to continue its mission in 2021: provide grants and support for close to 40 startups.
Thanks to the Soirée Mtl inc., which usually takes the form of a gala, we are able to donate all of the revenues to our cause.

Of course, this year, everything was revisited. After a donation campaign, made possible by the sponsorship of our finalists for the Prix Mtl inc. by 10 generous companies *, we held the Soirée Mtl inc. in an “hybrid” style, on November 26.

The Mtl inc. Laureates and all the speakers convened in the superb Happening studio. The whole thing was broadcasted live on a virtual event platform where online participants could connect.

More than 250 participants attended and 228 connections were made!


During the one-hour broadcast, participants watched:

  • a throwback of the year 2020 for Montréal inc. and a review of the ecosystem;
  • the presentation of the Prix de la Mairesse by Valérie Plante received by Isabelle Bettez;
  • the finale for the Prix Mtl inc.;
  • and several entertainment bits such as a prize draw and an artistic performance.

Winner of the Mtl inc. 2020 award

The Prix Mtl inc., presented by Desjardins, was awarded to Jonathan Hershon Saint-Jean of Pathway Medical, the entrepreneur of the year 2020!

Congratulations to the 9 other Laureates and finalists of the Prix Mtl inc. : Bliinx, CHK PLZ, Grad4, Mate Libre, Mme L’Ovary, Myelin, Precare, RailVision, VitalTracer

To watch the performance of the slammer IVY in honor of entrepreneurship, click on the link below:

Thank you to the companies who contributed to the Soirée Mtl inc.:

Proceeds from the event will be invested in the form of grants and support for young innovative entrepreneurs.

*Sponsor companies:
BDC | Bell | Cofomo | Davies | EY | Financière Banque Nationale – Équipe Guy Côté | Fonds de solidarité FTQ | Groupe Park Avenue | *CA Mtl inc. | Québecor
*Samer Saab – Marie-Josée Gagnon – Marc-André Nantais – Philippe Nadeau, Distinction Capital – Louis Hébert – Alain Trudeau – Isabelle Bettez – Louis Duchesne

Collaborating event partner:

Prix Mtl inc. partners:

“Company package” tickets:
BMO Banque de Montréal | Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec | Fondation de la famille Claudine et Stephen Bronfman | Louis Hébert | Plasticase | Réseau Mentorat |
Ville de Montréal




Source :

Caroline Quijoux
Communications and events AdvisorMontréal inc.