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Impact Investing: Beyond Financial Performance

Maude M. Sévigny

Impact investing is a movement that aims to invest with the intention of generating social and/or environmental returns, while at the same time yielding financial returns, with positive and measurable impacts. Quebecers started to adopt this global trend a few years ago, … Read +

There’s No Age Limit on Becoming an Entrepreneur!

Josiane Guay

Great news for Sherbrooke residents with an entrepreneurial spirit: the Jeunes promoteurs funding program—recently renamed the New Entrepreneur Fund (FNE)—no longer has a maximum age limit! Whether you are 18 or 58 years of age, your business project could be eligible … Read +

Sherbrooke: The New Promised Land

Pierre Bélanger

Letter published in the Opinion Column of La Tribune, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, page 16 Original text in French   Sherbrooke is Québec’s next promised land for innovative businesses. Right now, everyone has their eyes on us, in Québec, the … Read +

BIO: a major and profitable event!

Josée Blanchard

Attending BIO every year is a must for all major players of the pharmaceutical world… and Sherbrooke Innopole is no exception! This year, the international conference took place in Boston, at the end of June, with more than 16,500 participants, … Read +

Last post for the summer

Josée Blanchard

Dear reader, It has been a real pleasure to share my discoveries and experiences with you over the last months! However, my blog will be taking the summer off until September. I will use this time to come up with … Read +

This week, I’m in United States nanomedecine Centers

Josée Blanchard

This week I’m in… Massachussetts and North Carolina, for a Mission in Nanomedicine You may already know this, but since last September, I’m on the Board of NanoQuébec. You wonder what a girl in Life Sciences could possibly know about … Read +