National Bank Gives $250,000 to the OSMO Foundation to Support the Notman House Project

National Bank Gives $250,000 to the OSMO Foundation to Support the Notman 
House Project 
MONTREAL, June 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to support 
aspiring entrepreneurs by donating $250,000 over five years to the OSMO 
Foundation. With these funds, the Notman House, home of the web in Montréal, 
can continue fostering the new generation of entrepreneurs in these promising 
"Continuing with the tradition of the business people who created National 
Bank, our institution is playing an active role in the creation, growth and 
longevity of thousands of businesses. Our support for the OSMO Foundation is 
an opportunity for us to connect the past with both the present and future of 
Quebec Inc., and the Notman House is the perfect incubator for pooling the 
innovative abilities of start-up companies," said Louis Vachon, President and 
Chief Executive Officer of National Bank. 
By joining forces with the business community, the Bank is confident that we 
can help develop talent and encourage business people, both of which are 
essential to a dynamic entrepreneurial environment. This is why National Bank 
representatives could take part in knowledge sharing sessions with the 
technological community organized by the Notman House each week. 
This most recent commitment to the Notman project is only one of many other 
partnerships that support local entrepreneurs, including: 

        --  Creating the Institute for Entrepreneurship National Bank-HEC
            Montréal following a historic $10 million donation to Campus
        --  Supporting the Fondation de l'entrepreneurship and its annual
            mentorship meeting
        --  Presenting the show Dans l'Sil du dragon for a third season
        --  Hosting the 20th edition of the National Bank SME Awards,
            rewarding Quebec companies for their excellent performance in
            five categories.

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(, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading 
integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks 
in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000 
employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are 
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