Modules

Over time, OSMO has designed activities to connect corporations, startups, academia and investors from the tech community.

 
 
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NURTURE TALENT

Helping students and aspiring entrepreneurs from all walks of life interested in business, entrepreneurship and technology to discover and connect with the Montreal ecosystem.

  • Volunteering opportunities on specific programs

  • Peer-to-peer learning sessions (need to document and amplify)

  • Student workshops or programs

  • Student challenges

  • Mashups where startups get to pitch their business to students

  • Gather and provide data that will shed light on compensation, recruitment and retention policies in Tech in Montreal

  • Digital apprenticeship program

  • Corporate partner training sessions to build soft & technical skills

 
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SUPPORT STARTUPS

Offering onsite support to Montreal startups.

  • Access to coaching expertise

  • Google For Entrepreneurs program

  • FounderFuel accelerator program

  • Mindset

  • OSMO protocol (material to be developed)

  • Market intelligence

  • Onsite professional services (legal, marketing, insurance, banking, recruitment, accounting, financial)

  • Community-wide internal messaging channels

 
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ASSIST CORPORATIONS IN INNOVATION

Exposing corporations to the latest technologies and learning from the startup space. 

  • Assisting corporations in building an innovation culture 

  • Assisting corporations in connecting with the startup ecosystem

  • assisting corporations in developing ecosystem-building initiatives 

  • Corporate immersion at Notman 

 

CONNECT THE ECOSYSTEM

Bringing together all the different players from the startup community in Montreal to learn from each other.

  • Connect corporations with startups

    • Collision days

    • Globalization fellowship program 

    • Enterprise sales classes 

  • Connect founders with funders

    • Collision days connecting startup with all funding sources from government, banking, angel investor to VCs 

    • Assistance in identifying the right funding sources for startups

    • The Founder Narrative

  • Connect to the global ecosystem

    • Google For Entrepreneurs

    • TechStars AI

    • Globalization fellowship program 

    • C100

    • Outbound mission program 

    • 48 hours in the valley by OSMO CTA 

  • Connect talent with startups

 
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PROVIDE SPACE FOR COLLISIONS

Creating spaces for collisions designed for early-stage companies to meet entrepreneurs, corporations and other community players.

  • Access to Notman House space for startups

  • Google for Entrepreneurs Passport

  • Access to space for corporations 

  • Access to workspace at other ecosystem partners

  • Access to workspace in hubs in different cities

  • Connecting to the workspace network in MTL

 
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ECOSYSTEM BUILDING

Developing useful and open data to highlight Montreal’s fast growing tech ecosystem.

  • Enabling the gathering and analysis of Montreal’s ecosystem data

  • Development of an ecosystem-wide online hub

  • Mutualisation of ecosystem partners’ resources

  • Establishment of strong ties with Montreal’s rich academic centres

  • Ecosystem promotion and advocacy