Ecofuel Accelerator is accepting applications for the second cohort of 2015 Early-stage cleantech companies who would like to apply have until Sunday, May 31st 5:00PM to submit their application for the next cohort that’s starting in august 2015.

“In addition to receiving support and seed investment, Ecofuel’s Accelerator program gives seed stage companies access to relevant mentors and investors. These resources are rare and precious, and since we are looking for the best opportunities, we invite all the entrepreneurs to submit their project”, declared Simon McDougall, CEO and Head Coach of Ecofuel Accelerator.

The four-month acceleration program is targeted for early-stage startups and will offer a seed investment of up to $100,000. It involves an intensive program with training workshops, networking sessions and a heavy-hitting mentoring ecosystem. Participating companies will also be hosted in a dedicated facility in Griffintown Innovation pole in Montreal.

A group of world-class and internationally experienced mentors and trainers have been recruited to support the development of the participants including: Simon Olivier, Vice President Growth, Market Strategy and Business Development at GE Canada; Jane Kearns, Senior Advisor, Cleantech at MaRS; Jean Lamarre, Managing Partner at Lamarre consultants; Alexandre Taillefer, Managing Partner at XPND Capital; and Tony Van Bommel, Senior Managing Partner, Industrial, Clean and Energy Technology Venture Fund at BDC Capital.

To apply, please submit your project online at


Ecofuel is an accelerator for startups that works with entrepreneurs in clean technology to help build globally competitive companies. In addition to seed financing of up to $100,000, Ecofuel offers its entrepreneurs an intensive program of training workshops, networking sessions, and an experienced mentor ecosystem. Participating companies will be hosted in a dedicated facility in Montreal for the duration of the program. The objective of the program is to develop entrepreneurs and help in the successful creation of companies.

In addition to the financial and logistical support from Cycle Capital, Ecofuel is also counting on the support and collaboration of Écotech Quebec, Innovatech and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC).


Catherine Bérubé
Chief of communications and public relations
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