Press releases - Québec International President and CEO Carl Viel and Artisan Studios Co-Founder and CEO Mario Rizzo are proud to welcome representatives from Japanese publisher Idea Factory in Québec. The delegation includes Damien Urvois, department head for business development, and Naoki Mizuno, producer and head of the Neptunia series at Compile Heart, a wholly-owned development subsidiary of Idea Factory.
Press releases - Québec International would like to take this opportunity to express its solidarity with all of Quebec City's Muslim community in the wake of last night's tragic events at the local Islamic cultural centre (Centre culturel islamique de Québec).
News - PetalMD, Canada’s largest network of physicians, announces the acquisition of Montreal-based Medago. As part of PetalMD’s commitment to serve its growing community of physicians, specialists, and medical staff, this acquisition will include the pharmacist – closing the primary care circle.
News - Louis Bédard, Louis-Marc Rodrigue and Tommy Rochette are pleased to announce the acquisition of Minutes Dépôt, a young Quebec company focused on the management and sharing of corporate minute books. "The aim of this acquisition is to help businesses benefit from the digital revolution, and above all, we are proud to support startups in their structuring approach with an innovative and efficient tool," commented Mr. Rodrigue.
News - Québec International (QI) released the 2014 highlights from its annual report earlier this spring. In the coming weeks, we will examine QI’s results and the kind of work our professionals perform as part of our six mandates. An inside look at the day-to-day work of our experts in technology entrepreneurship and innovation
News - Members of Anges Québec, the Anges Québec Capital Fund and Fier Succès reiterated their confidence in Feldan, a Quebec company that develops cell therapy products, with a new investment of over $1.2M. With this third round of financing completed, the biotechnology company can now rely on a $675K investment from 15 angels, including Jean-Marc Rousseau and Sylvain Chartier, $475K from the Anges Québec Capital Fund and $75K from Fier Succès.
Press releases - Québec International and the City of Québec announced today the launch of the initial operations of Québec City's high-tech incubator/accelerator. Located in the heart of Québec City's Saint-Roch neighbourhood, Le CAMP is destined to become the new hub of Québec City's entrepreneurial hi-tech community. Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Québec City, and Carl Viel, CEO of Québec International, were present for the announcement.
News - Today, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that Canada will unveil a pilot program in January 2015 to attract experienced business immigrants who can actively invest in the Canadian economy, stimulating innovation, economic growth and job creation.
News - Black Tie Ventures, a video game developer of highly targeted social casino games for the Facebook, iOS and Android platforms announced today that it has closed its 3rd round of financing and has commitments for 25% of the total investment it is raising in it's 4th round.
News - Québec International announced today the launch of the CONEQT program with a view to securing the business corridor between Quebec City and Silicon Valley.