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The Government of Quebec partners with the Ecofuel Accelerator

Montreal, December 17, 2017 – Ecofuel, a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to the cleantech companies, announced today, in the presence of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Moreau, the Ecofuel Accelerator received a $5.5M financial support from the Government of Quebec. This partnership comes from the Green Fund and is managed by Transition énergétique Québec, which will also work closely with the Ecofuel Accelerator Quotes “Cycle Capital created the Ecofuel Accelerator four years ago with the support of its collaborators and investors. As the president of the Board of directors, I...

Ecofuel Fund: $30M to support cleantech companies

Montreal, December 17, 2017 – Ecofuel, a venture capital fund and specialized and personalized accelerator in the cleantech sector, announced today the first closing of the Ecofuel Fund, in the presence of the Quebec’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan and the Fund’s limited partners: Investissement Québec, acting as mandatory of the Government of Québec, BDC Capital, the investment arm of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Fondaction, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ and the Centre Québécois de valorisation des biotechnologies (CQVB). The Ecofuel Fund, a $30M venture capital fund, will invest...

Ecofuel Accelerator is now accepting applications for its Spring 2018 Cohort

Montreal, November 02, 2017 – The Ecofuel Accelerator is launching the recruitment for its Spring 2018 cohort. Seed stage cleantech companies have until December 31st to submit their application for the accelerator’s seventh cohort that’s starting in February 2018. The four months Ecofuel acceleration program offers a seed investment of up to $75,000 and an access to training workshops, networking sessions and mentors who are a reference in cleantech and/or their respective fields of expertise. To apply, please submit your project online at www.ecofuelaccelerate.com/apply or contact Olivier Gagnon-Gordillo, Operations Director at oggordillo@ecofuelaccelerate.com. About Ecofuel Ecofuel is a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to cleantech...

Gaïapresse – Les entreprises de technologies propres au Québec ont besoin d’un coup de pouce

"Un changement fondamental doit être opéré et que l'expérience proposée par l'accélérateur constitue un premier pas en ce sens. Devant l'ampleur des défis environnementaux et économiques actuels, les technologies propres sont appelées à  jouer un rôle clé. Toutefois, comme tout secteur en émergence, elles doivent s'adapter et s'organiser afin de s'intégrer au paysage économique et social." — Sophie Fillion, Gaîapresse...