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MTL-TO FinTech Rails

The Montréal FinTech Station, in collaboration with Desjardins, FinTech Cadence and Holt Accelerator, is proud to invite Quebec FinTech start-ups to board its FinTech train to go to the FinTech Summit 3.0 in Toronto.

Take part in our new FinTech mission and come represent the Montreal and Quebec community in Toronto. We will all leave together by train on Sunday, April 14 and attend the three days of the FinTech Summit 3.0 from April 15 to 17. Pitch Battle, TECH Talks, Inside Stories, you will not be bored.

For the first time, the trip is part of the event. On board the train, you will find beverages, food, activities and good company. In a lounge car, you can network, enjoy our entertainment and even participate in our activities and work sessions, you will forget the 6 hours of travel.

Check out the program, pricing and application process below.


Sunday, April 14th

  • Departure at 11am from Montreal in a ViaRail lounge wagon specially reserved for the occasion.
  • Networking, animation and working sessions are at the rendezvous.

Monday 15th, Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th of April

  • Access to the FinTech Summit 3.0
  • Participation in the Pitch Battle

What is included

  • Pass for the three days of the FinTech Summit 3.0 (value of $799)
  • Free one-way train trip (value of $114)
  • 3 nights in a hotel in Toronto from April 14 to 17 (value of $600)

Packages and rates

  • Single occupancy: $250 + tx / person (10 packages available)
  • Double occupancy: $200 + tx / person (5 packages available)

To apply, please fill out the application form by 24 March 2019, 5pm. We will contact the selected start-ups during the week of March 25, 2019.

If you are selected, we will contact you to announce the good news and collect the payment, this is when your participation in the mission will be confirmed.

* Please note that the return train ticket is not included.

** We offer a maximum of one hotel room per company. 15 companies will be selected.




About the FinTech Summit 3.0: The FinTech Summit 3.0 is an annual gathering in Toronto held on April 15-17, showcasing the latest innovations in finance and artificial intelligence. Website:

About Montréal FinTech Station: A physical space located in the heart of Montreal, at 4 Place Ville-Marie the Montréal, FinTech Station’s mission will be to contribute to the growth of FinTech start-ups, the acceleration of digital transformation for major financial institutions, the creation of new investment opportunities and the increase of economic benefits produced by the FinTech ecosystem. Website:

About Desjardins: Desjardins is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the fifth largest in the world. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Ranked among the World’s Strongest Banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry. Website:

About Holt Accelerator: Backed by the 5th generation family, Holdun, Holt Accelerator selects the top 3% of fintech startups globally among the +400 yearly applications, and provides investment (up to $125K), engagement with +150 Holt Advsors who represent FIs, VCs and Angels, as well as a suite of other startup related services, coaching, and VIP accesses. Website:

About Fintech Cadence: Fintech Cadence is an ecosystem organization focused on building the fintech leaders of tomorrow. We focus on helping talent (students and professionals), as well as entrepreneurs, achieve their next milestone in their journey. We do this with our programs held throughout the year, including our fintech certificate, an open-innovation hands-on training program solving today’s corporate problems and an incubation program for established fintech startups. Website:



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