Videotron Business Solutions: Proud Partner of Local Business Talent
Official presenter of International Startup Festival
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- Videotron Business
Solutions is pleased to present the 4th International Startup
Festival (www.startupfestival.com). From July 9 to 12, several
hundred founders, innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world
will throng to Montreal's Old Port for four days of inspiring
discussion and speeches on entrepreneurship.
"We are thrilled to be part of this major event which brings together
influencers from Quebec and abroad to discuss, be inspired and
present their innovative ideas to colleagues from around the world,"
said Louis-Philippe Roux, Vice President, Marketing, of Videotron
Business Solutions. "Because creativity and entrepreneurship are in
our DNA, it is natural for Videotron Business Solutions to support
and encourage innovation by taking part in this get-together, which
gives participants a chance to think and create differently."
Inspiring and supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs
Videotron Business Solutions has long been using its expertise to
support entrepreneurs. The company's involvement in this unique event
complements its many other initiatives in support of young
entrepreneurs over the years, including projects such as Notman House
and the Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest.
Through efforts such as its engagement with the entrepreneurial
community and its "Take Care of Business" blog
(takecareofbusiness.ca), Videotron Business Solutions helps give
entrepreneurs from Quebec and elsewhere the tools to exchange ideas
and take their thinking to the next level.
Showcasing local talent
In keeping with its longstanding goal of giving local talent an
opportunity to shine, three young Quebec businesses chosen from among
hundreds of entrants will be given a chance to give their pitch at
the Festival to a panel of judges from Quebecor Media, Videotron
Business Solutions and MAtv. The winning business will get an office
at Notman House free for three months and exposure in various media
outlets, a value of more than $30,000.
Videotron Business Solutions delivers innovative business solutions,
powerful products and peerless service to more than 100,000 Quebec
companies. One out of two small and medium-sized businesses in Quebec
trust Videotron Business Solutions for their telecommunications
Videotron (www.videotron.comU), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor
Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable
television, interactive multimedia development, and Internet access,
cable telephone and mobile telephone services. Videotron is a leader
in new technologies with its illico interactive television service
and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet
access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As
of March 31, 2014, Videotron was serving 1,811,100 cable television
customers, including 1,532,700 subscribers to Digital TV. Videotron
is also the Quebec leader in high-speed Internet access, with
1,419,200 subscribers to its cable service as of March 31, 2014. As
of the same date, Videotron had 521,600 subscriber connections to its
mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to
1,280,400 Quebec households and organizations. For the ninth
consecutive year, Videotron was ranked as Quebec's most respected
telecommunications company, based on a Leger survey.
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