Accelerator

The 2021 cohort of the mmode accelerator program

Among dozens of applications received, the 10 entrepreneurs with high potential below have been selected to be part of the 2021 cohort of the mmode Accelerator!

Founders, CEOs, owners and/or designers, these entrepreneurs will benefit from a tailor-made program that meets their individual business needs and goals. This includes matchmaking and several meetings with a seasoned mentor from the fashion industry, coaching sessions with experts, group workshops with renowned guests, co-development activities and more!

 

NAOMIE CARON (LinkedIn) - DESIGNER & FOUNDER, SELFISH SWIMWEAR

CLAUDIA CHASSÉ (LinkedIn) - PRESIDENT & FOUNDER, LAIT DE POULE INC.

MARIE-CHRISTINE FORTIER (LinkedIn) - DESIGNER & FOUNDER, ESSER STUDIO

JESSIKA GOUSY (LinkedIn) - CO-OWNER, PRYSM

CAMILLE GOYETTE-GINGRAS (LinkedIn) - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COOP COUTURIÈRES POP

 

NINA JANVIER (LinkedIn) - OWNER & DESIGNER, NINA JANVIER

  • Mentored by JOHANNE BOIVIN (LinkedIn

VIVIANE LACHAPELLE (LinkedIn) - OWNER, LACHAPELLE ATELIER

MARKANTOINE LYNCH-BOISVERT (LinkedIn) - FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MRKNTN ET MRKNTN ATELIER

ANNETTE NGUYEN (LinkedIn) - PRESIDENT, SHWAP CLUB

  • Mentored by LORNE LIEBERMAN - LAMOUR

MARIE-JOSIANE SÉGUIN (LinkedIn) - FOUNDER & DESIGNER, SEGSEA BEACHWEAR

 

 


 

About 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 an unparalleled network of key industry players, mmode offers this highly customized program focused on the specific needs and development of participating entrepreneurs.

 

How the Accelerator Works
En mode croissance aims to help make participant businesses more competitive and profitable across markets, speeding up the implementation of winning strategies to drive innovation and growth. For the equivalent of one or two days per month during a 12 month period, selected candidates will undertake a highly personalized program focused on their specific development needs. Following a thorough business diagnosis and psychometric tests carried out by professionals, participants will benefit from a tailor-made pathway to address their individual business needs and objectives. This includes being paired and several meetings with a seasoned mentor from the fashion industry, coaching sessions with experts and workshops with renowned guests. Many other opportunities for sharing and developing knowledge and management skills will be created, among other things through peer co-development sessions.

 

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;
  • Multiply synergies and business opportunities;
  • Accompany each participant in a personalized manner.

▶️ ENTREPRENEURS & MENTORS - 2019/2020

 


 

For more information about the program, please contact:

Ana Marinescu

Program Manager, En mode croissance - mmode Accelerator

accelerateur@mmode.ca

 


 

An initiative made possible thanks to the support of: