Pierre Péladeau Bursaries : $200,000 to promote entrepreneurship in Québec

Juno technologies team (Lynn Doughane, Nanette Sene) receiving Pierre Peladeau grant from Quebecor and AsterX Capital

Juno Technologies wins Pierre-Péladeau Bursary

Québecor and asterX are pleased to announce the winners of the 24th edition of the Pierre-Péladeau Scholarships. Aimed at encouraging university entrepreneurship, this year’s competition awarded $200,000 in scholarships to take the ideas of local entrepreneurs further. This financial assistance, combined with coaching, will help five innovative companies bring their business projects to fruition.

“By welcoming them into the asterX entrepreneurial community, we hope to provide these start-ups with key tools for their development and be at the forefront of their progress. This is why the grant we are awarding them is combined with personalized coaching and access to Quebecor’s network and resources,” adds Pelra Azondekon, General Manager, asterX.

Congratulations to Juno Technologies, winner of Pierre-Péladeau Bursary of 30,000$.

Lynn Doughane, Albert Obeid and Nanette Sene, from Polytechnique Montreal, founded Juno Technologies.

The company is developing a compact, portable device that provides fast, long-lasting relief from menstrual pain. The company wants to offer an effective solution that adapts to the lifestyle of active women.

Québecor and asterX would like to thank the members of the Québecor Grand Jury for the 2022 edition:

Pierre Laurin, president of the Pierre Péladeau Scholarship jury, corporate director, former director of HEC Montréal;
Pelra Azondekon, General Manager, asterX and Director, Development and Entrepreneurial Strategy, Québecor;
Jean B. Péladeau, Vice-President, Operational Convergence, Quebecor;
Chanel Damphousse, Partner, MacKinnon Bennett & Co (MKB);
Sylvie Lalande, Corporate Director;
Adam Lapointe, President and CEO, Soccrent;
Marc Leroux, President, Priorat Capital Inc;
Érik Péladeau, President, Alpha Publishing Inc;