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Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM)
FocusIT, multimedia, industrial and clean technologies and life sciences
CEIM provides specialized coaching and consulting services as well as dedicated office space in the Cité du Multimédia. CEIM has a mandate to help start and grow the companies in the digital media sector through the provisioning of programs and the creation of strategic relationships.
CEIM aims to:
- Identify business projects with a strong commercial and growth potential
- Offer specialized, efficient and affordable services that respond to the specific needs of these projects
- Increase business survival and success probabilities
- Enhance the entrepreneurship vision and the economic development of Québec
i. Strategic planning, financing and consulting
- Technical-commercial studies, marketing strategy, business plan, strategic and financial planning, search and negotiation of financing.
- Human resources management, search and negotiation of strategic alliances, management control systems, bookkeeping, set up of advisory committees, international business development.
ii. Sales Intelligence
- Lead generation: identification of potential clients, cold calls and identification of key-clients
- Sales force: marketing diagnosis, recruiting and coaching of representatives
- Consulting: coaching of the sales department, coaching in customer service, development of sales tools, specialized training and seminars.
iii. Professional Services
CEIM provides professional services in intellectual property, legal counsel, R&D tax credits and audit in collaboration with its partners. These services are generally offered at advantageous rates to CEIM’s clients.
iv. Business Networking and Special Events
As an important hub of innovation, CEIM is part of an extensive business network, nationally and internationally. CEIM also organizes regular breakfast conferences and cocktails with renowned guest speakers on important topics to startup entrepreneurs. These special events are also great networking opportunities.
v. Office Space
CEIM has 57,000 square feet of office space in the Cité du Multimédia (Old Montreal), available at very flexible and advantageous conditions. CEIM offers reception service, internet access, office equipment and conference and meeting rooms.
CEIM’s team is made up of experienced advisors with hands-on business expertise as well as successful entrepreneurs.