Media Advisory - District 3: Seven-figure startup gift from André Desmarais and France Chrétien Desmarais

New support to be invested in Concordia University's business incubator launched in 2013

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Budding entrepreneurs will get an additional boost towards success, thanks to a generous gift from Montreal businesspeople and philanthropists: André Desmarais and France Chrétien Desmarais.

Media are invited to a gift announcement and ribbon cutting for the District 3 Innovation Centre, which is christening its new, modern, collaborative space to propel business startups.

  • What: Ribbon cutting and gift announcement; light lunch provided.
  • When: Monday, September 28, 2015, 11 a.m.
  • Where: District 3 Innovation Centre, Concordia University, Faubourg Building, sixth floor, 1250 Guy St., Montreal, Quebec, H3H 2T4.

Event speakers will feature Concordia President Alan Shepard; District 3 Director Xavier Henri-Hervé as well as two presentations by District 3 startups.

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SOURCE Concordia University

For further information: Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins, Director of communications, Advancement and Alumni Relations, Concordia University, Tel: 514-848-2424, ext. 4977, Cell phone: 514-710-7819, Email:, Website:


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