Gradiant AI is part of the Innovation Lab of the Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ. In addition to benefiting from offices in a gorgeous historic building, our company will have privileged access to the network of these two partners and will be invited to the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ investment team.
About the Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal
The Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal (QI) is a 3 km² world-class experimental area in the heart of Montreal. Its mission is to foster a one-of-a-kind innovation ecosystem where experimentation and collaboration between academics, entrepreneurs and residents generate benefits for society. QI is supported by the Government of Canada, the Government of Quebec, the City of Montreal, four universities (École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), McGill University, Concordia University and Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)), and close to thirty private partners.
About the Fonds de solidarité FTQ
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a development capital fund created in 1983, with the mission to contribute to Québec’s economic growth by creating, maintain or protecting jobs through investments in small and medium-sized businesses in all spheres of activity. Through its governance and codes of ethics, the Fonds is a socially responsible investor committed to sustainable economic development where people come first. With net assets of $14.3 billion and 667,417 owner-shareholders as at May 31, 2018, the Fonds is the largest development capital network in the province.