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Fasken Honoured at Montreal’s Start-Up Community Awards

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Fasken Named Corporate Champion of the Year

Montréal (Canada) - Fasken is head of the pack winning Corporate Champion of the Year at the 2017 Montreal Start-Up Community Awards. The Corporate Champion of the Year award recognizes the company that has been the biggest supporter of the Montreal start-up ecosystem in terms of manpower, space, mentorship and time. Acting as co-chairs of the Montreal group since 2012,  partners Christian Jacques and Jean-Nicolas Delage were delighted to accept the award.


Fasken’s Start-Up and Emerging Company Services group is committed to fast-growth companies and the start-up environment. With over 25 years’ experience in start-up and emerging companies, Canada’s longest history, Fasken is a trusted advisor at every stage of company growth.


“Montreal’s start-up community is a thriving, dynamic space,” said Eric Bédard, Managing Partner for the Québec Region and Leader of the Start-Up and Emerging Company Services group. “We are thankful to be recognized along with innovators in this sector who are energetically and purposefully shaping the future.”


Fasken provides comprehensive legal services across the country for start-ups, venture capitalist firms, angel investors and academic institutions, and assists with financing in the United States. Our experience also benefits international tech companies and investment firms looking to expand or invest in Canadian tech companies.

About the Montréal Start-up Community Awards

The Montréal Start-up Community Awards were held for the first time two weeks ago in Montréal. The Awards were launched by the non-profit organizations OSMO Foundation and Montréal NewTech.

About Fasken

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and nine offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do. For more information please visit our website at

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