Accelerator

En mode croissance

This first accelerator dedicated exclusively to Quebec’s fashion sector aims to propel the growth of high-potential companies. Leveraging the expertise of its rich ecosystem and unparalleled network of key industry players, mmode offers this highly customized program focused on the specific needs and development of participating entrepreneurs.

 

Objectives

  • Accelerate the growth of high potential entrepreneurs and companies;
  • Ensure that the next generation of fashion business leaders is strong, competitive and well positioned to grow;
  • Disseminate knowledge and stimulate participants' ability to innovate;
  • Promote the development of specific management skills;
  • Transfer know-how and interpersonal skills;
  • Accompany each participant in a personalized manner.

 

In addition to a tailored match and several meetings with a seasoned industry mentor, the program includes training sessions with a professional and numerous opportunities for sharing and developing the managerial knowledge and skills necessary to reach participant’s growth objectives.

 

 

2019 Cohort

  • Benoît Gordon, General Manager, LOWELL
  • Evelyne Shannon-Drouin, Owner, BOLD, THE AGENCY / BOUTIQUE EVELYNE
  • Frédérik Guérin, CEO, CLUB TISSUS
  • Isabelle Marcotte, Co-founder, BONNETIER
  • Karina Laflamme, CEO,  HEADSTER KIDS
  • Marilyne Baril, Designer/Owner, MARIGOLD
  • Mélissa Bolduc, CEO/Designer, MELOW
  • Saad Sami Malick, CEO/Co-Founder, BEAST GROUP
  • Yaniv Abecassis, CEO, SELECTED DENIM GROUP / KUWALLA TEE

 

En mode croissance Workshops - Extra!
Given the enthusiasm for this initiative, we created in parallel the En mode croissance Workshops for a limited group of entrepreneurs whose potential stood out according to the selection committee. By invitation only, the Workshops consist of 4 half-days in the company of other fashion entrepreneurs, spread over the next year. Each session will focus on a specific theme related to growth and will include a panel with guest experts as well as practical workshops to be conducted in small groups.

 

  • Annie Daigle, Co-founder/Director of production, CONFECTIONS CACTUS
  • Carole Jacob, Founder, BANDIT1SM
  • Caroline Lévesque, Founder, BIRDZ CHILDREN & CO INC.
  • Claudia Chassé, President, LAIT DE POULE INC.
  • Dominique Dunn & Julien Proulx, Founder/Designer & VP Business Development, WELLDUNN
  • Isabelle Deslauriers, Designer/CEO, DESLOUPS
  • Julien Couture, President/Creative Director, LUNETTERIE GÉNÉRALE
  • Marie-Anne Miljours, Founder/Designer, MILJOURS STUDIO
  • Véronique Carignan, President/Founder, LOX LION

 


 

Contact : accelerateur@mmode.ca

 

 

An initiative made possible thanks to the support of: