Transforming Creative Entrepreneurs

Montréal is known around the globe for the depth and distinctive qualities of its artistic, cultural and creative talents.

La Piscine’s industry leading acceleration programs and services along with the Rodier project are primed to nourish and support the development of tomorrow’s innovative projects and creative stars!



A 4-month acceleration program activating corporate partners around a common theme where 5 cultural and creative enterprises have the opportunity to test their prototypes live in experimental environments.


This intense 6 - 12 month program offers 150 - 400 hours of coaching by C-level industry experts with the aim of accelerating emerging companies who demonstrate strong potential for growth and internationalization.


Startup creation! This 6-month program will create startups from A to Z in response to sectoral issues or trends and pre-identified market needs, or in collaboration with corporate partners.


Test international markets! This 12-week exchange program in collaboration with La Piscine’s international partners is open to scaleups who have strong international potential and are ready to test their value proposition in a foreign market.


Innovation by and for youth! This 8-month program brings together teams of secondary 4 and 5 and CEGEP students to work in a startup format by developing and testing cultural and creative products or services that engage other youth.

A Community Hub for Entrepreneurs

Montréal’s cultural and creative entrepreneurs have something exciting to look forward to in the spring of 2019.

Built in 1875, the historic Rodier building is being relaunched as an anchor-point for a burgeoning ecosystem dedicated to the city’s impressive community of emerging creative entrepreneurs.

Whether you’re interested in locating your offices within this iconic building or participating in cutting-edge entrepreneurship programs La Piscine will animate the Rodier to host a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, industry experts, support groups and leading edge services and programs inspired to spark innovation and drive growth in the cultural and creative industries.

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Bringing a Diverse Community Together

La Piscine unifies a diverse community of cultural and creative entrepreneurs, industry experts, partners and investors.

Together, they drive the development of cultural and creative entrepreneurship in Montréal and throughout Québec with the objective of accelerating the economic growth and social impact of the cultural and creative industries.

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