Photo credit: Iregular, alumnus of Le Petit Bassin program

La Piscine’s unparalleled programs and services are designed and supported by a team of industry experts and seasoned coaches committed to scale the growth and impact of cultural and creative entrepreneurs in Montréal, across Québec and in international markets.

Who We Serve?

We look for innovative and ambitious cultural and creative entrepreneurs working within for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizational structures that:

  • Are confronted with a growth phase;
  • Have a innovative new project to develop;
  • Are working on the development of new digital tools that serve the cultural and creative industries


Structure a new project or develop a new business model

SURF is specially made for creative and cultural digital entrepreneurs who want to structure a new business project or develop a new business model to support their growth. The program takes place twice a year over a period of 4 months per cohort. 10 companies and Non-profits from the creative and cultural sectors are selected for each cohort.

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Le Petit Bassin

Accelerate and go to market

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.

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Le Deep Dive

Accelerate your scale-up

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.

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Test other waters internationally

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.

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