Our Hypergrowth podcasts

HYPERGROWTH

The podcast that will teach you more about business development. Each episode will introduce you to a successful entrepreneur who will discuss an aspect of hypergrowth. From fundraising to selling your company, we discuss all the issues and challenges that directly or indirectly affect entrepreneurs in Québec. Please note that this podcast is only available is French.

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Ep.335 - The economic climate in Canada in June 2024 with Cimon Plante

Today on the podcast, Cimon Plante explains the current state of the Canadian economy in June 2024.


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Ep.334 - Philippe Beauchamp - 100% growth year after year, the story of Ugowork

Today I interview Philippe Beauchamp, President and co-founder of Ugowork, an organization dedicated to sustainable energy solutions for the maintenance industry.


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Ep.333 - Post Mortem: Over $27,000 invested in the hypergrowth panel

Jonathan Léveillé and I provide a post-mortem of our event.


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Ep.332 - Alain Chandonnet - How INO is revolutionizing optics-photonics in Canada

This week, we chat with Alain Chandonnet, Managing Director of INO (Institut National d'Optique).


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Ep.331 - The 4-day week with Dominic Gagnon

Dominic joins us this week to talk to us about the 4-day week he has implemented at his company.


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Ep.330 - Vincent Nicoletti - Buying out the family business and doubling sales in just 7 years

This week, we welcome Vincent Nicoletti, President and General Manager of Groupe Nicoletti, a Quebec-based organization specializing in tire fitting and the sale of tires of all categories.


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Ep.329 - Gary & Kevin Pillu - How to break into the U.S. and build an international business

This week, we welcome Gary and Kevin Pillu, the two co-founders of Mud Girl, an obstacle course now operating in Canada, the USA, France and England.


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Ep.328 - GPT-4o: Everything you need to know
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Ep.327 - Guy Cormier - Leading the Desjardins Group and its 56,000 employees

We have a very special guest on the podcast today; none other than Guy Cormier, President of Mouvement Desjardins.


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Ep.326 - Documenting the launch of a new podcast!

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I discuss the new podcast we'll be launching soon.


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Ep.325 - Dominic Gagnon - Does entrepreneurship make you crazy?

This week, we're joined by Dominic Gagnon, serial entrepreneur and best-selling author.


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Ep.324 - Announcing the second panel of our Live Hypergrowth Event

Today, we announce the second panel for our upcoming Live Event.


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Ep.323 - Pierre-Étienne Bousquet - Managing a 60-employee company and working with some of Quebec's biggest names

This week, we interview Pierre-Étienne Bousquet, President and co-founder of Thirdbridge.


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Ep.322 - The latest on artificial intelligence | April 2024

This week on “Let’s Talk Business" we discuss the latest news about artificial intelligence.


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Ep.321 - How to grow through acquisitions like Workleap, Logient and Sanivac

This week, we bring you excerpts from 3 of our panelists who will be with us on May 24 for our live event.


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Ep.320 - Building a predictable sales system with the ACCA technique and announcing the first panelists of our event

This week, we talk about the ACCA technique, an approach we use at J7 to continue generating demand for our services. We also announce the first 4 panelists for our May 24 event.


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Ep.319 - Patrice Gilbert - Building a team of 350 employees to revolutionize the healthcare system; the story of Petal

In the discussion, Patrice and I discuss growth through acquisition and how to build a BIG company.


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Ep.318 - Wework escapes bankruptcy, Sam Altman is a billionaire and Google is thinking of buying Hubspot

We discuss Wework, Sam Altman's wealth, and speculate on rumors that Google would like to acquire Hubspot.


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Ep.317 - Carl Goyette - From 5 million to 30 million in annual revenues, the story of Guru

This week, we're honored to be joined by Carl Goyette, President and CEO of Guru.

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Ep.316 - Official Announcement: All about the first live Hypergrowth Event

Our first live event will finally take place on Friday May 24 at 6pm at the ALT Hotel in Montreal's Old Port.



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Ep.315 - Navaid Mansuri - From 10 million to 100 million in revenues in just 5 years: the story of "Dialogue"

This week, we're joined by Navaid Mansuri, Chief Financial Officer at Dialogue.


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Ep.314 - Understanding the importance of digital assets (REPLAY)

Here's a repeat of an important concept we've covered in the past: digital assets!


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Ep.313 - Vincent Kelly - 6 acquisitions in just 1 year to become the biggest player in his category

Vincent is a lover of growth, and in 2021 alone, he completed 6 acquisitions to become number 1 in his category.


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Ep.312 - Tik Tok to be banned in North America?

Welcome to a new episode of the Hypergrowth podcast!


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Ep.311 - Mike Cormier - How to manage a company with 3000 employees and 71 offices

This week, we're joined by Mike Cormier, President of Englobe.


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Ep.310 - How to succeed on LinkedIn in 2024

This week, Jonathan and I discuss the strategy we're using on LinkedIn in 2024.


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Ep.309 - Louis Brun - Changing an industry and becoming a world leader in the category: the story of Sollum

Louis Brun, the CEO of Sollum, is with us today.


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Ep.308 - 30 years in business: The "long term founder" strategy explained

Jonathan Léveillé and I tackle the concept of the "long term founder."


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Ep.307 - Stéphane Garneau - Transforming a company to reach 200 million in annual revenues

In addition to running a successful company, Stéphane has literally transformed Micrologic over the years, generating over 200M in annual revenues.


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Ep.306 - From $100 to $400 million: the incredible story behind Warren Buffet's profits

Jonathan explains a strategic exercise he set up with his company, and we also break down Warren Buffet's stock market returns since 1965.


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Ep.305 - Marie-Pier St-Hilaire - Achieving $40 million in revenues by building a group of 3 companies

Marie-Pier St-Hilaire, CEO of the Edgenda Group, spends nearly an hour with us today.


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Ep.304 - Lyft gains 67% in value by mistake, Trump launches shoes and Tesla sets up shop in Texas?

Welcome to a new episode of the Hypergrowth podcast! We discuss a number of news articles this week.


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Ep.303 - Denis Ricard - The day-to-day reality of a president managing 9000 employees, the story of Industrielle Alliance

Denis Ricard explains the realities of running a public company and, above all, managing over 9,000 employees in several different countries.


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Ep.302 - Biden joins Tik Tok, ArriveCan costs $59.5M and the Putin interview

We discuss Biden joining TikTok, the ArriveCan app, the Putin interview, and more.


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Ep.301 - Alexandra Oberson - Taking over a company with 60 years of history, the story of Alexandra Oberson

In a discussion that lasted almost an hour, Alexandra and I talked about taking over the company her father founded in 1963.

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Ep.300 - Exclusive announcement and our business discussion after our visit to Google!

This week, for the first time, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) record a face-to-face podcast live from... San Francisco!


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Ep.299 - Vincent Nadeau Morissette - Building a $25 million group in the agricultural field

Cette semaine, on a la chance de s'entretenir avec Vincent Nadeau Morissette, président du groupe IEL, un groupe d'entreprise spécialisé dans le domaine agriculture.

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Ep.298 - Ital Pizza - The world's largest pizza producer comes to Canada!

This week, Andrea Primo Gennari, co-owner of Ital Pizza Canada joins us to talk about their new concept launching in Canada.


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Ep.297 - Karima Ben Abdelmalek - From 0 to 140 million users, the story of Happn

This week, we speak to Karima Ben Abdelmalek, president of dating app Happn.


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Ep.296 - Are personal brands becoming stronger than corporate brands?

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I discuss the divorce between Tiger Woods and Nike. We also discuss the emergence of personal brands, which are becoming more and more important as time goes by.


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Ep.295 - Anthony Kuntz - Building an application with 3 million users, the DigiSchool story

This week, we interview Anthony Kuntz, president and founder of DigiSchool.

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Ep.294 - My analysis of Elon Musk's biography (part 1)

This week I've decided to do a solo episode in which I give you my opinion on Walter Isaacson's recently released biography of Elon Musk.


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Ep.292 - BYD overtakes Tesla in sales and the lawsuit between Open AI and the New York Times

This week on the Hypergrowth podcast, we discuss, BYD overtakes Tesla in sales, Open AI gets sued by the New York Times, and Sam Altman and Johnny Ive team up to build a new phone.


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Ep.291 - Elias Farah - Building a SAAS generating 40 million in ARR, the story of Medfar

This week, we welcome Elias Farah, president and co-founder of Medfar, a technology organization operating in the healthcare sector.


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Ep.290 - Our predictions for 2024

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I, Antoine Gagné, discuss our predictions for 2024.


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Ep.289 - Cédric Morisset - How "La Cordée" went into hypergrowth, opening 3 branches in the last 14 months (REPEAT)

Cédic Morisset, President of La Cordée, is with us today to tell us how this turnaround came about, and also how impressive the company's growth has been in recent years.


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Ep.288 - Our favourite marketing books in 2023

The last 'Let's Talk Business!" of the year!


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Ep.287 - Philippe Vachon - From an online boutique to 13 stores across Quebec

For the second time on the podcast, we talk to Philippe Vachon, co-founder of the comapany "Mes Bobettes."


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Ep.286 - Heading toward a recession in 2024? (with Cimon Plante)?
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Ep.285 - Olivier Joyal - 22 billion in market capitalization and 70,000 employees: the WSP story

Olivier tells us about his career with the company and the changes since his arrival.


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Ep.284 - Insights from 2023 and Gemini enters the artificial intelligence market

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) discuss our top takeaways from 2023.


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Ep.283 - Frédérik Guérin - From 5 to 25 million in sales in 10 years

This week we talk to Frédérik Guérin, President and CEO of Club Tissus.


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Ep.282 - How to get your employees to post on LinkedIn and promote your company

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) discuss an approach we've implemented at the J7 Group, in which we help our colleagues get ahead on social media.


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Ep.281 - Gerald Faure - Generating 11 million in annual revenue in just 2 years

This week, I had the chance to talk to Gerald Faure, founder of the Entreprendre incubator. After a career in e-commerce, Gerald launched his coaching business 2 years ago.


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Ep.280 - The saga behind Sam Altman's dismissal and return to Open AI

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I talk about the extraordinary saga that has marked the tech world in recent weeks: the firing and subsequent return of Sam Altman at Open AI.


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Ep.279 - Germain Lamonde - Exfo's hypergrowth: Building a company with 400 million in annual revenues

This week, Germain Lamonde, founder of Exfo, joins us to talk about the company’s incredible story.


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Ep.278 - Meta increases profits by 164% in 1 year

As we do every quarter, Cimon Plante and I talk about the public company’s earnings.


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Ep.277 - Dany Papineau - Revolutionizing the cottage rental industry

This week, we talk to Dany Papineau, president and founder of Wechalet, a platform that helps people find cottages for rent in Quebec.


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Ep.276 - Wework, formerly valued at 47 billion, goes bankrupt...

As you've no doubt heard, Wework has finally announced bankruptcy...Jonathan Léveillé and I talk about it for about thirty minutes.


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Ep.275 - Marc Deserres - Deserres, 115 years of history and reinvention

It's my great honor today to welcome Marc Deserres to the podcast, President of Deserres since 1980.


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Ep.274 - Atlassian buys Loom for $975 million

This week, we take a look at some news from the business world.


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Ep.273 - Claude Marchand - How to build a company with annual revenues of 200 million and a presence in 10 countries

This week, we chat with Claude Marchand, President of LCI Education.

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Ep.272 - 8 things to know before buying a business in 2024

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) discuss a conversation we recently had with some of our business colleagues about acquisitions.


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Ep.271 - Wilfried Granier - Building a tech company with 42 million in annual revenues without external capital

This week, I had the chance to speak with Wilfried Granier, president and founder of Superprof.


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Ep.270 - How to build a reliable sales system to constantly generate new customers

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) tackle one of the biggest plagues in the business world...the lack of consistent sales!

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Ep.269 - Georges Blouin - How Synchro Immobilier built $100 million in real estate assets

This week, we welcome Georges Blouin, President of Synchro Immobilier. George, who launched the company in 2010 with his sister and father, explains the twists and turns of the story... Yes, starting a business with family isn't always easy!


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Ep.268 - The stock market in Fall 2023

This week, Cimon Plante is with us to talk about the economy. We talk about the stock market, credit cards hitting record highs and the job market.


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Ep.267 - Jérémie Gagnon - Building a group of 7 companies generating millions of dollars each, the JWG story

This week's podcast features Jérémie Gagnon, president of the JWG Group. In recent years, Jérémie and his team have tackled a number of different categories, from import/export and real estate to cannabis and the production and distribution of wood pallets.


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Ep.266 -Is TikTok catching up with Meta in terms of revenue?

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) talk about TikTok advertising revenues.


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Ep.265 - Frédéric Deshaies - Building 12 coworking spaces in Quebec, the story of Hedhofis

Frédéric Deshaies, president and founder of the organization, is here today to tell us about his organization's incredible history.


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Ep.264 - The 4 most important things we've learned from investing in online stores

On this week’s Let’s Talk Business, Jonathan Léveillé and Antoine Gagné discuss a situation we encountered last week.


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Ep. 263 -William Rouseau - Raising $25 million to become a major player in the cannabis market

William Rousseau, co-founder of Onno Cannabis, is with us today to reveal what he and his team have been able to build over the past 6 years.


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Ep.262 - The 3 elements that are working well for our clients in September 2023

This week, we're lucky enough to bring you the first edition of "What's Working Now" on the Hypergrowth podcast.


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Ep.261 - Alexandre Lépine - How "Groupe Je Reçois" has gone from 10 to 30 million in sales since 2020

Alexandre Lépine, General Manager of the Je Reçois catering group, is with us to explain how the company he runs has literally tripled in capacity since 2020!


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Ep.260 - The latest trends in the manufacturing industry and a new book about Elon Musk is available!

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I discuss his experience at last week's Fabtech event in Chicago.


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Ep.259 - Patrick Decostre - How to run a $3.4 billion company, the Boralex story

Patrick Decostre, President and CEO of Boralex, is with us to explain how the organization he leads has reinvented itself over the past 30 years.


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Ep.258 - My appearance on the Libe 45 podcast where I explain the story behind the J7 Group

This week, I'm sharing with you an interview I gave to the Libe 45 podcast during the winter of 2023.


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Ep.257 - Charles Milliard - How the FCCQ represents the interests of 50,000 businesses across Quebec

This week, we chat with Charles Milliard, President and General Manager of the Fédération des Chambres de Commerce du Québec (FCCQ).


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Ep.256 - Why launch our podcasts in video format and Open AI reaches 1 billion in revenues

This week, we explain why we decided to launch our podcasts in video format and discuss some recent news.


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Ep.255 - Marilyne Gagné - How Dermapure will reach 200M in sales in 2023

Marilyne Gagné, president and founder of Dermapure, is with us today to talk about the extraordinary growth her organization has experienced since 2009.


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Ep.254 - How an entrepreneur builds wealth with Cimon Plante

We discuss with investment advisor Cimon Plante, who explains the steps you need to take to build wealth as an entrepreneur.


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Ep.253 - Rémi Tremblay - Making 100 million in sales and 14 million pounds of coffee a year, the Café William story

Rémi Tremblay, President and General Manager of Café William, is with us today to explain how Café William manages to produce nearly 14 million pounds of coffee a year!


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Ep.252 - The difference between Canadian and European work culture

This week's Let’s Talk Business looks at the differences in work culture between Canada and Europe.


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Ep.251 - Benoît Skinazi - REPLAY How District M acquired Sharethrough to become a leader in programmatic advertising

Benoît Skinazi, co-founder of Sharethrough, formerly known as District M, has gone on the offensive in recent years with a major acquisition.


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Ep.250 - Uber is now profitable, downward trends with China and piracy is easier than ever

This week, we discuss; Uber's financial results, Downward trends with China, and The ease of piracy in 2023.


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Ep.249 - Kim Fuller - The power of specialization and how to become NPOs' number 1 partner

This week, we welcome Kim Fuller, president and founder of the agency Phil.


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Ep.248 - Quarterly results from Meta, Coveo, Lightspeed, Google and others

This week, we sit down with Cimon Plante to discuss the quarterly results of companies in both the U.S. and Canada.


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Ep.247 - The 7 stocks that will rock the NASDAQ in 2023 with Cimon Plante

This week, we're back with Cimon Plante to talk about the economy and how stock market indices have fared since the start of the year.


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Ep.246 - Malik Yacoubi - Raising $160 million to revolutionize the mortgage industry

With over $160 million in funding, Malik's team has grown from 16 employees to 310 at the time of recording this podcast.


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Ep.245 - Building an effective strategic retreat

This week, we talk about strategic retreats and how to build an effective annual plan.


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Ep.244 - Jean-Michel Vanier - Building greenhouses on rooftops and surpassing 100M in sales: the story of Lufa Farms

Jean-Michel Vanier, Vice President of Finance at Lufa Farms, is with us to talk about expansion, financing, energy-efficient infrastructure and many other fascinating topics that have helped Lufa Farms surpass 100 million in annual sales.


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Ep.243 - China on the wane, interest rates at 5% and what to expect from quarterly results with Cimon Plante

This week on “Let’s Talk Business" we discuss the economy with Cimon Plante.


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Ep.242 - Francis Desrochers - Raise $2M, thank all 40 employees and finally achieve sales of $700,000 a month

My guest of the day Francis Desrochers, co-founder of Hellodarwin, is with us today to talk about the major challenges he and his partners faced after their fundraising.


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Ep.241 - The government stops advertising on Meta, Threads reaches 100 million users and interest rates rise

Welcome to another episode of the Hypergrowth podcast! Once again this week, lots of news from the business world.


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Ep.240 - Cédric Morisset - How "La Cordée" went into hypergrowth, opening 3 branches in the last 14 months

Cédic Morisset, CEO of La Cordée, is with us today to tell us how this turnaround came about, and also how impressive the company's growth has been in recent years.


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Ep.239 - Apple can now enter the G8 and the repercussions of Bill C-18

Apple recently reached a valuation of $3 trillion and now has the opportunity to join the G8. We also discuss the impact that Bill C-18 may have on local media.


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Ep.238 - Louis Tremblay - Creating and installing 100,000 electric terminals while employing 550 people, the Story of Flo

My guest of the day, Louis Tremblay, has already achieved a great deal in his career and is not about to stop.


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Ep.237 - Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft outage and the Beatles' AI revival?

Welcome to another episode of the Hypergrowth podcast! This week, we discuss a variety of topics on Let’s Talk Business.


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Ep.236 - Dominic Létourneau - From 2 to 60 employees in just 24 months, the Cozey story

This week, we chat with Dominic Létourneau, CFO of e-commerce company Cozey, a leading manufacturer of sofas.


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Ep.235 - Everything you need to know about the rise and fall of the Theranos company

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné) discuss Theranos on the podcast!


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Ep.234 - Geneviève Brousseau Provencher - Building an 8-figure juice company

Geneviève Brousseau Provencher, co-founder of Dose Juice, is with us today to tell us about the incredible story that led her and her husband to build one of the hottest beverage companies in 2023 in Quebec!


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Ep.233 - G-Soft raises $125M, Messi ends up in Miami and Apple enters the Metaverse

Welcome to another episode of the Hypergrowth podcast! This week, we'll be talking about a variety of topics.


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Ep.232 - Éloïse Harvey - Buying, merging and building a company that makes 100M in annual sales

Éloise Harvey, President of Epiq Machinerie, is with us today to tell us how her professional career led her to work in the family business before branching out on her own in another division of the group!


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Ep.231 - Marie-Christine Bourdon - Building a beauty empire, the story of Beauty Group

This week, we welcome Marie-Christine Bourdon, President of Beauty Group, a group of beauty organizations.

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Ep.230 - Jean-Claude Renaud - Building an international e-commerce company with sales of over 20M

My guest today, Jean-Claude Renaud, founder of e-commerce company Noa Home, is with us today to explain how his company has benefited from the advertising arbitrage that took shape in the early 2010s.


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Ep.229 - Learning how to learn and how to help your employees continously learn

This week, Jonathan Léveillé explains the method he has put in place to help his employees continually develop as professionals.


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Ep.228 - Ghislain Larochelle - Building a real estate empire with over 425 addresses to his name

Ghislain Larochelle, CEO and Founder of Immofacile, is with us today to explain how he was able to build a company that to date has helped thousands of real estate entrepreneurs launch their businesses.


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Ep.227 - Julie Bédard - Building a group of complementary companies, the story of Graph Synergie

In today's episode, Julie tells us about the evolution her company has undergone in recent years, evolving from a single organization to a group of companies spanning several categories.


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Ep.226 - Chrystian Guy - Achieving a $2 billion valuation, the crazy story of "La Toile du Québec"

Chrystian Guy, co-founder of "La Toile du Quebec", a famous search engine that made its debut in the early 2000s, is with us today to talk about the incredible story he and his colleagues have been living for over 20 years now.


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Ep.225 - "The great resignation is becoming the big stay

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I, (Antoine Gagné), talk about the concept of the "The Big Stay."


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Ep.224 - Martin Boucher - Building a retail empire by leading a team of 1100 employees

Martin Boucher, CEO of the Boucher Group, is with us today to talk about market trends and the dazzling expansion that his group has experienced in recent years.


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Ep.223 - What to take away from tech giants' quarterly results

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I discuss the quarterly results of various technology companies.


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Ep.222 - Julien Haroun - Building a company that makes 30M in annual revenue in a very competitive market

How do you build a company with 30 million in annual sales? In one of the most competitive industries in the world? And build a vision of your product that goes against everything that has been done in the past in your category?


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Ep.221 - HOW TO BUILD A GROUP OF BUSINESSES THROUGH PODCASTING (PART 2)

We return with the second part of the series "How to Build a Group of Businesses Through Podcasting."


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Ep.220 - Jonathan Lessard - Building an organization making 10M+ in revenue at only 31 years old

Jonathan Lessard, president and co-founder of Nexapp is with us today to talk about the amazing growth his organization has experienced since 2014.


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Ep.219 - How to renew your business model in uncertain times

This week, we talk about renewing business models in light of recent struggles by companies like “Tupperware" and “Bed, Bath and Beyond."


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Ep.218 - François Lanthier Nadeau - From intern to CEO to 8 figures

François Lanthier Nadeau, former president of Snipcart is with us today to tell us about the exceptional history of his company.


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Ep.217 - How to build a group of businesses through podcasting (part 1)

This week (and for the next few), we're going to reveal how we went about building our business group via podcasting!


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Ep.216 - Maxime Boyer - Managing a company with 400 million in sales and becoming a leader in your market

Maxime Boyer, President and CEO of Globocam, has risen through the ranks like few people I've met in recent years.


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Ep.215 - Essentials for running your business from abroad

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné), discuss the essentials to consider when running your business from a different time zone.


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Ep.214 - Vincent Godcharles - 4 acquisitions in 2 years to grow from 200 to 500 employees

In February 2021, Vincent Godcharles came on our podcast to tell us about the beautiful story that he and the Logient team have been living for a few years.


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Ep.213 - Italy bans ChatGPT and what can we expect from artificial intelligence in the future?

This week on the podcast we discuss; The banning of Chat GPT in Italy, a petition to take a "break" from artificial intelligence, and our views on the subject.


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Ep.212 - Maxime Soweif - Building a company with over 6 million in revenues in only 3 years

Maxime explains their vision in establishing themselves everywhere in the world.


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Ep.211 - The importance of understanding your digital assets

This week, Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné), discuss the importance of understanding your digital assets.


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Ep.210 - Stéphanie Gareau - How to triple an organization in a few years and positively impact society

I am very pleased to be joined by Stephanie Gareau, Executive Director of the Marie-Vincent Foundation.


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Ep.209 - GPT4, all about the new features of artificial intelligence

This wee, we discuss GPT4, the new version developed by Open AI.


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Ep.208 - Steeve Thibaudeau - Acquiring more than 30,000 customers and becoming the leader in its market, the story of Acomba

Steeve Thibodeau, Vice President of Acceo, better known as Acomba, is with us today to explain the company's incredible story.


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Ep.207 - What caused the SVB bank to fail and what can we expect next?

Today we discuss the SVB (Silicon Valley Bank) bankruptcy, which traumatized the tech industry in the U.S.


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Ep.206 - Simon De Baene - GSoft: Building a suite of technology products and reaching US$100M in annual revenues

Today, we are tackling GSoft’s vision with their CEO Simone De Baene.


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Ep.205 - What to expect from the economy in 2023 with Cimon Plante

This week on Let's Talk Business, I'm joined by Cimon Plante, investment advisor at Groupe Pagé Plante.


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Ep.204 - Daniel Drapeau - Buying an organization and growing it by over 600%, the Miralis story

Daniel Drapeau, president of Miralis, is with us today to explain the story behind the purchase of the company he acquired in 2007.


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Ep.203 - Digital Detox: A Must for Entrepreneurs?

The last week of February, I had the opportunity to escape to the Sahara desert for a week to give conferences to more than 80 entrepreneurs.


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Ep.202 - Corey Pedneault - How Medicom has grown exponentially in recent years

Thanks to their smooth operations, the organization was able to produce and also deliver a huge amount of material to the Legault government. Their Vice President of Finance and Sales Development, Corey Pedneault, is with us today to talk about the company's growth.


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Ep.201 - Cléo Maheux - How to become the most successful business coach in Quebec

For the 201st episode of the podcast, I have the privilege of hosting Cléo Maheux, promoter of the Hypergrowth movement and business coach for over 10 years.


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Ep.200 - Jean-Marc Léger - Making 14 successful acquisitions and building a company with 600 employees

Jean-Marc Léger, president and co-founder of Leger 360, is with us today to explain how his company, founded in 1986, has been able to survive through the years and now has over 600 employees!


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Ep.199 - The digital nomad: should you adopt this approach for your company?

We talk about being a 'digital nomad.' Is it a good idea for a company? How can you let your employees effectively be digital nomads?


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Ep.198 - Éric Gagné - From best baseball pitcher in the world to entrepreneur

For the 198th episode of the podcastt, we’re lucky to receive Eric Gagné, former professional baseball player and winner of the Cy Young Award in 2003 for the best pitcher in the league.


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Ep.197 - Is a company a family or a sports team?

A very good article from Business Insider came out this week explaining that the idea of the “businesses as a family” is coming to an end.


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Ep.196 - Jean-Sébastien Daigle - Building an organization with 400 employees, the story of Société VIA

This week for the 196th episode of the podcast, we welcome Jean-Sébastien Daigle, President and General Manager of Société VIA.


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Ep.195 - Luc Filiatreault - Reviving a business by making a $92M acquisition, the story of MDF Commerce (REPEAT)

Luc, who was with us for the 34th episode, is back today to talk about the changes he's made to the company he's been running for over 2 years now; MDF Commerce.


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Ep.194 - The importance of a business group or mastermind for an entrepreneur

Jonathan and I, Antoine Gagné, discuss the importance of a business group in one's entrepreneurial career.


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Ep.193- Charles Boulanger - Raising over $300 million to revolutionize the automotive industry (part 2)

Charles, who is also behind several large companies that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars, explains in depth the extent of his career to the point of presenting us, according to him, a "failed retirement project" with Leddar tech.



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Ep.192 - Charles Boulanger - Raising over $300 million to revolutionize the automotive industry (part 1)

Charles, who is also behind several large companies that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars, explains in depth the extent of his career to the point of presenting us, according to him, a "failed retirement project" with Leddar tech.


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Ep.191 - Cyril Marques - Building a $6 million business in just 2 years

Our guest of the day, Cyril Marques, president and founder of Montreal Analytics is with us to talk about data.


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Ep.190 - Delan - How a mother and son manage to run one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in Quebec

We've had a lot of entrepreneurs come on the podcast to explain how they took over the company their parent created.


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Ep.189 - ChatGPT, the biggest breakthrough from the last 20 years?

In today's episode, we discuss the impact that this technology will have on the industry in the coming years.


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Ep.188 - Fanny Truchon - Managing a company of 750 employees with clients all over the world

As we speak, Creaform has a team of more than 750 employees and the organization is even celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.


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Ep.187 - Our predictions for 2023 in Quebec's business world

Today, Jonathan Léveillé and I talk about our predictions for 2023. The job market, our personal goals, growth in our respective categories, and more.


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Ep.186 - Luc Tremblay - Running the 8th largest company in Quebec for almost 7 years

My guest of the day, Luc Tremblay, piloted the STM from 2015 to 2022, encountering challenges like COVID-19, but also some pretty impressive successes.


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Ep.185 - How the "Profit First" technique can help you better manage your business finances

Do you feel that your internal accounting is not representative of the current state of your organization?


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Ep.184 - Virgile Raingeard - Building the future of HR with a Europe-wide solution

Virgile Raingeard, president and founder of the organization Figures is with us today to talk about HR.


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Ep.183 - How to turn expenses into profits

I heard about this theme a few years ago from an American named Roland Frasier. The concept is called "Expenses to profit".


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Ep.182 - Martin Coulombe - Building the 185th fastest growing company in Canada and incubating a technology project at the same time

For the 182nd episode of the Hypergrowth podcast, I spoke to Martin Coulombe, CEO and Founder of the technology firm Osedea.


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Ep.181 - The fall of FTX and the world of cryptocurrency

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms (FTX), finally declared bankruptcy on November 11.


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Ep.180 - Louis Laflamme - Building a public company with 40 million in annual revenues: The Opsens Story

Opsens, a Québec-based organization that went public in 2006, has grown impressively year after year, reporting annual revenues of nearly $40M.


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Ep.179 - The 3-day week and the employer/employee dynamic at the end of 2022

This week, we address several topics: The 3-day work week, how employer/employee dynamics are changing, and the potential end of tech giants.


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Ep.178 - François de Kerret - Revolutionizing the NPO industry by eliminating bank transaction fees

François De Kerret, CEO and co-founder of Zeffy, a software that allows non-profits to collect donations without having to pay bank transaction fees, is with us today for a most fascinating discussion.


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Ep.177 - Do you need a business mentor?

Do you need a business mentor? Or can you do it all alone? I discuss with my two friends; William Giroux of Kaseme and Jérémie Gagnon-Chénier of Olekacanvas.


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Ep.176 - Joseph Khoubbieh - Buying more than 50 companies to generate 300 million in annual revenue

Joseph Khoubbieh, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Valsoft, can boast of having acquired more than 50 organizations in the last 7 years.


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Ep.175 - Technology companies' quarterly results and what to expect for Q4 2022

This week, we talk about 1) The quarterly results of technology companies, 2) The state of retail sales for Q4 2022, and 3) Elon Musk’s first moves on Twitter.


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Ep.174 - Etienne Lacroix - Raising 150 million dollars to revolutionize industrial automation

It is my great honor to interview Étienne Lacroix, President and Founder of Vention, an organization whose mission is to make industrial automation easier and more accessible.


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Ep.173 - The importance of AGI for the future of society and Equifax's new employee tracking tool!

Today, we talk about AGI (Artificial General Intelligence). The evolution of robotization is exceptional and we decided to discuss it again on the podcast. We also talk about a new tool that Equifax has put in place to better track their employees working from home.


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Ep.172 - Jessica Harnois - Selling 2.6 million bottles of Bù Wine in a single year

Since 2016, Bù Wine has become one of Quebec’s top-selling wines and is continuing to make waves via various media appearances.


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Ep.171 - My current favorite books and podcasts to inspire you for the end of 2022

I share my favorite books and podcasts that accompany me in my daily life.


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Ep.170 - Ryan Hillier - Building the 73rd fastest growing company in Canada while revolutionizing the legal industry

Ryan Hillier, co-founder and CEO of the law firm Novalex, is with us today for a fascinating discussion. After working at some of the world's largest firms such as Mccarthy Tétrault and Blake, Ryan decided to launch the world's first 1-to-1 law firm.


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Ep.169 - Peloton's rollercoaster story and a Follow-Up of the Elon Musk/Twitter Saga

Today we discuss;  

The rollercoaster evolution of the Peloton company

The evolution of the Elon Musk / Twitter saga


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Ep.168 - Martin Lavallée - Successfully merging a company after 26 years of management

Martin Lavallé, president of the International Dental Institute, is with us for the 168th episode of the podcast to explain how he was able to take the company his father founded and turn it into a market leader.


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Ep.167 - The incredible story of Marc Lore's repeated success

Today on the podcast, we discuss an entrepreneur that impresses us greatly: none other than THE Marc Lore!


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Ep.166 - Kim Bennour - Taking 200 Entrepreneurs to the Sahara Desert To Meet Themselves

Kim Bennour, who is behind the SDAM movement, is with us for the 166th episode of the Hypergrowth podcast to talk about her latest project...bringing 200 entrepreneurs to the desert for a meeting with themselves.


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Ep.165 - Stéphanie Poitras - Building a company with 500 employees that sells its products in 50 countries

Stephanie, who leads an organization of nearly 500 employees, shares how the organization her father created was founded in 1982 before she joined at a young age.


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Ep.164 - The flip side of remote work and Starbucks NFTs

What is the downside of working remotely? What are the drawbacks? We also talk about a new technology that Starbucks will implement soon!


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Ep.163 - Madame Labriski - Launching 4 best-selling books and building a recognized brand in the food industry

Today on the podcast, I have the chance to speak with Mériane Labrie, the entrepreneur behind the brand Madame Labriski.


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Ep.162 - The most sought-after character traits in business owners and the story of Adam Neumann

Today we discuss the most important character traits an entrepreneur must have in 2022 and the story of Adam Neumann, founder of Wework.


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Ep.161 - Alison Green - How to build a franchise with 40 branches across Quebec

14 years later, Alison Green has 40 franchises across the province and has even launched a new organization, "Les maisons adaptées", a concept that also stems from a problem she saw without her market.


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Ep.160 - Vacation for Entrepreneurs and "Quiet Quitting"

Jonathan Léveillé and I (Antoine Gagné), discuss two important concepts; vacations for entrepreneurs and the idea of Quiet Quitting.


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Ep.159 - Isabelle Côté - How Synergy Formwork will exceed 300M in sales by 2022

Isabelle Côté, president and CEO of Synergy Formwork is with us today to explain how she was able to bring her company to more than 300M in annual sales while employing more than 1500 employees.


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Ep.158 - Claude Auchu - How Lg2 became the largest independent creative agency in Canada

For the 158th episode of the Hypergrowth Podcast, I hadthe chance to chat with Claude Auchu, President and CEO of Canada's largest independent creative agency, Lg2.


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Ep.157 - Nicolas Beaupré - How Mateina became the leader in Yerba Mate in Quebec

I am treating myself on the podcast today by interviewing the CEO of Mateina, Nicolas Beaupré.


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Ep.156 - Jordan Arshinoff - Building an 18 Million Dollar Business in a Super Competitive Industry

Today's guest, Jordan Arshinoff, co-founder of the organization Obibox (formerly known as Xpedigo), tells us how his organization has grown over the past 6 years, especially during the pandemic.


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Ep.155 - Robotics in Quebec, an industry in the making?

Robotics in Quebec has experienced phenomenal growth in the last few years! Before, we used to import a lot of robotics-related products... and now we export them!


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Ep.154 - Pascal Houle - How the Sollio Cooperative Group became the 9th largest corporation in Quebec

Pascal Houle is with us to tell us about his career and talk about the important evolution that the corporation has had through the years.


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Ep.153 - Martin Thibault - How Absolunet reached 300 employees before being acquired by Valtech

Martin Thibault, co-founder of agency Absolunet, is with us today to explain how he was able to launch an agency in the late 1990s, pivot in the early 2010s and finally sell it to a global giant just a few months ago.


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Ep.152 - Understanding the Elon Musk/Twitter saga

Will Elon Musk ultimately buy Twitter? How will this saga finally end?


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Ep.151 - Sebastien Abbatiello - How Pizza Salvatore opened 41 restaurants in just 3 years

The 5 brothers and sisters who took over the family business 3 years ago now have opened 41 branches. At the time we’re recording this podcast, they have 54 restaurants.


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Ep.150 - The 5 things that high performance teams do differently than other companies

This Thursday on the Hypergrowth podcast, Jonathan and I discuss a rather fascinating topic: the work structure of high-performance teams.


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Ep.149 - Philippe-Antoine Defoy - Use this structure to build a business portfolio

In the 33rd episode, Philippe-Antoine shared how he managed to open nearly 1 Popeye's location per month during 2013. And for today's episode, we'll discuss the different projects that our guest has launched in the last few years!


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Ep.148 - What impact will Bill 96 have on businesses' ability to recruit?

How can this new government move help or hinder the growth of Quebec businesses?


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Ep.147 - Maxime Morin - How Rose Buddha has become a renowned brand in only 6 years

Maxime Morin, Co-Founder of Rose Buddha, is with us today to talk about the amazing growth her company has experienced since 2016.


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Ep.146 - How can the fall of technology companies impact our businesses?
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Ep.145 - Brigitte Jalbert - Growing a company with 98 million in annual revenues to 206 million

Brigitte Jalbert, CEO of Emballage Carrousel, is with us today for the 145th episode.


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Ep.144 - Julie Roy - How to add 750 employees to your company through growth by acquisition

Ms. Roy, who took over the organization in 2013, has been able to accomplish several acquisitions over the past decade. 


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Ep.143 - Benoît Skinazi - Comment District M a acquis Sharethrough afin de devenir un leader dans la publicité programmatique
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Ep.142 - Catryn Pinard - Taking over a company and generating 60M in annual sales in only 6 years

Catryn Pinard, President of Nationex, is with us today to talk about how, since 2015 now, she took over the organization formerly run by her father and went from 40M to 60M in annual sales in just 7 years.


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Ep.141 - Alexandre Paquet - How Leadfox was able to establish itself throughout the Francophone world from day 1

Dozens of tech entrepreneurs have appeared on the podcast over the past few years and today, it’s Alexandre Paquet's, president and co-founder of Leadfox, turn to chat with us.


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Ep.140 - Geneviève Gagnon - How "La Fourmi Bionique" has grown by over 76% in the last 3 years

Today, we chat with an inspiring businesswoman who, year after year, has been able to grow a beautiful Quebec company that has the wind in its sails. Geneviève Gagnon, President and Founder of the organization "La Fourmi Bionique" is with us today to discuss growth, but also social commitment.


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Ep.139 - Henri-Charles Machalani - How Mistplay will reach 100 million in annual revenue by 2022

Today on the podcast, we’re receiving Henri-Charles Machalani, President and Founder of Mistplay, a video game application that will generate more than $100M in revenue by 2022.


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Ep.138 - Alexandre Bérard - Creating a mobile application with 15 million subscribers worldwide

Alexandre Bérard, president and founder of the Portable North Pole app is with us today to explain how his company has been able to generate more than 15 million downloads.


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Ep.137 - Cédric Watine - How to manage 3 7-figure companies in just a few hours per week

In just a few hours a week, Cedric manages 3 companies, all generating several million in sales.


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Ep.136 - Alex Wojcik - How Kimoby became the 51st fastest growing company in Canada

My guest today, Alex Wojcik, Co-founder of Kimoby, an instant messaging organization, discusses the different techniques that helped him and his business partner Ismael Meskin build a multi-million dollar company.


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Ep.135 - François Roberge - How "La Vie en Rose" will reach 500 million in annual sales

Mr. Roberge, who bought the organization in 1996 when it was on the verge of bankruptcy, was able to transform an organization that now has several hundred stores worldwide.


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Ep.134 - Élizabeth Coulombe - How to Raise More than $1M in 24 hours with A Socio-Financing Campaign

Élizabeth Coulombe, CEO and co-founder of Tero, a company that transforms organic waste into natural fertilizers, is our guest for the 134th episode of the podcast.


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Ep.133 - Patrick Pierra - Selling Your Company To a Canadian Giant for $25M

Is marketing your technology company via good old-fashioned cold calling techniques possible in 2022?


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Ep.132 - Catherine Dagenais - How Catherine Dagenais became CEO of the SAQ

Catherine Gagenais, who has been CEO of the SAQ since June 2018 is with us today to talk about products and services you use every day! In fact, Ms. Dagenais is behind the creation of 'SAQ Inspires and 'Click, Buy and Collect', two flagship programs that have digitized Quebec society.


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Ep.131 - Dany Angers - How Vosker reached over 100 million in sales in only 3 years

For the 131st episode of the podcast, I had the chance to speak to Dany Angers, Co-founder and Head of Growth at Vosker. The company, which specializes in security cameras, has generated over $100M in revenue in just its 3rd year of operation.


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Ep.130 - Philippe Meunier - How Sid Lee became one of the largest creative agencies in the world

What do you think Adidas, Cirque Du Soleil and the Toronto Raptors have in common? Well, you should know that these 3 renowned organizations have all worked with the same Communications agency, the well respected Sid Lee.


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Ep.129 - Louis Garneau - 36 years of happiness and 36 months of misfortune

Il y a quelques mois de cela j'ai eu la chance d'être mis en contact avec Louis Garneau, le célèbre homme d'affaires fondateur de Louis Garneau Sport.


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Ep.128 - Gabriel Lespérance - How Wavo grew 904% in 3 years by revolutionizing music industry marketing

Most of us know the music industry through the artists we listen to daily on applications like Itunes or Spotify. But, how did these artists become a part of your life?


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Ep. 127 - Sophie Reis - Building a rapidly-growing business while fighting cancer

La Ruche is a participatory financing organization that has helped businesses raise more than $23 million in Quebec since its launch.


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Ep.126 - Geneviève Everell - From Absolute Poverty to Successful Entrepreneur, The Story of Miss Sushi

Some entrepreneurs have had more complex journeys than others to finally achieve success. However, after more than 100 episodes of the podcast, I can tell you that the woman I’m interviewing today has one of the most impressive journeys I've seen so far.


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Ep.125 - Mathieu Allaire - How Agendrix Reached 6 Million in Annual Recurring Revenue With Zero Resignations in 7 Years

Is it possible to build a technology company, acquire hundreds of thousands of users, reach nearly $6 million in annual recurring revenue, and do so with almost no external financing? Yes, because the Sherbrooke-based company, Agendrix, can pride itself on having done so while maintaining an extremely healthy organizational culture over the past few years.


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Ep.124 - Suleyka Montpetit - Build a 7-Figure Business in Just 3 Months

I’m very happy today to welcome Suleyka Montpetit for the 124th episode of the podcast. Suleyka, who is the head of the company "L'institut des jardinier maraicher", an online platform designed for farmers, was pleased to share with us the rather atypical story of how her company was launched.



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Ep.123 - Luc Filiatrault -Transforming a Business Through a $92M Acquisition, the Story of MDF Commerce

For the second time on Hypergrowth, I have the great honor of chatting with Luc Filiatrault, CEO of MDF Commerce, formerly known as Mediagrif. Luc is back today to talk specifically about the changes he has made to the company he has been running for over 2 years now; MDF Commerce.

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Ep.122 - Dany Gagnon - How Chrono Aviation Used Vertical Integration To Generate More Than $50 Million/Year

Vertical integration is one of my favorite techniques when it comes to growing your business!Our guest of the day is a fan of this approach as well, and has made sure to master it more than anyone else I've met.


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Ep.121 - Dominic Dubé - How Evive reached $30 million in revenues in less than 7 years

Dominic Dubé, co-founder of the Evive smoothie company, is with us today to explain how his company has reached more than $30 million dollars in sales in the last year. And after only 7 years of existence!



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Ep.120 - Jean Bédard - The transformation of "La Cage Brasserie Sportive" over the past 25 years

I have the great honor today to welcome a pioneer of the restaurant industry in Quebec, Mr. Jean Bédard. President of the Sports Scene Group, which owns nearly 40 "La Cage" restaurants, Mr. Bédard has been able to cross the restaurant industry's eras by continually adapting his approach to the trends of the moment.


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Ep.119 - Maxime Thériault - Taking over a family business and hiring nearly 400 employees

Welcome to the first episode of 2022! We're starting the year with a fascinating interview with Maxime Thériault, CEO of "Tricots Maxime," an organization with offices in several countries that employs close to 400 employees.


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Ep.118 - Sévrine Labelle - Helping More Than 1200 Companies Across Quebec via Evol

Having granted more than 300 million dollars in financing and helped over 1200 companies since 2001, it’s safe to say that Femmessor has had an impressive impact on the community of businesswoman in Quebec.



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Ep.117 - Danièle Henkel - A look back on a 25 year career in business

Over the past 10 years, few women have had as much impact in the business world as Daniele Henkel. Known to the public at large from the show Dragon’s Den, which she appeared on for 5 seasons, Mrs. Henkel has been very involved in various projects since then.


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Ep. 116 - Business Panel – Building rapidly-growing companies with small teams with Carolyn Rousseau and Jeremiah Curvers (Part 2)

With the end of Black Friday and the holiday season just around the corner, we decided to continue our discussions with e-commerce owners for today’s episode. Carolyn Rousseau, founder of La Clinique Virtuelle, as well as Jeremiah Curvers, founder of Polysleep, are with us today.

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Ep.115 - Julie Poitras-Saulnier - Building a growing business while reducing food waste, the story of LOOP Mission

The circular economy is a trendy theme in 2021 and it’s certainly a great vision to have when building a business. Imagine creating a company that ultimately only uses its suppliers’ surplus to design its products. It may sound too good to be true, but believe me, it exists!


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Ep.114 - Business Panel – Building rapidly-growing companies with small teams with Carolyn Rousseau and Jeremiah Curvers (Part 1)

With the end of Black Friday and the holiday season just around the corner, we decided to continue our discussions with e-commerce owners. Carolyn Rousseau, founder of La Clinique Virtuelle and guest on the 30th episode of the podcast is with us today, as well as Jeremiah Curvers, founder of Polysleep and recent guest on the podcast's 99th episode.



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Ep.113 - Lucas Martinez - Building a company with more than $150M in annual revenue, the story of Talent.com

 Today, I have the great honor of shining light on one of the fastest-growing companies in Quebec that, I’m convinced, you may not know about. The topic of the 113th episode of Hypergrowth is Talent.com, the company run by today’s guest, Lucas Martinez, and I promise you’ll want to hear our discussion. 

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Ep.112 - Business Panel - The current state of e-commerce with William Giroux and Anthony Vendrame (part 2)

For today’s episode, we have the privilege of receiving two entrepreneurs who have previously appeared on the podcast. William Giroux, CEO and Co-Founded of KaseMe, who appeared on the 107th episode, and Anthony Vendrame, Founder of Poches et Fils and the creative agency Crayon 15, who appeared on the 69th episode (our most streamed episode so far!)



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Ep.111 - Marie-Josée Richer - Creating a leading company with a progressive business model

Since the beginning of capitalism,  the objective of a company has always been to generate maximum revenue for its shareholders. In 2021, some leaders are questioning this basic premise by saying that this model risks depleting our resources in the very near future. Among these leaders is Marie-Josée Richer, co-founder of Prana, a Canadian leader in organic snacks.


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Ep.110 - Business Panel - The current state of e-commerce with William Giroux and Anthony Vendrame

For today’s episode, we have the privilege of receiving two entrepreneurs who have previously appeared on the podcast. William Giroux, CEO and Co-Founded of KaseMe, who appeared on the 107th episode, and Anthony Vendrame, Founder of Poches et Fils and the creative agency Crayon 15, who appeared on the 69th episode (our most streamed episode so far!)


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Ep.109 - François Dion - Building a company with more than 1600 employees in only 8 years

I have the great honor today to speak with an entrepreneur who (get ready!) runs an organization with over 1600 employees! And the most impressive part of all; the company was founded only 8 years ago. Indeed, François Dion, CEO and Founder of Levio, is on the show today to talk about Hypergrowth in the true sense of the word.


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Ep.108 - Business Panel - The Future of Financial Services and Fintechs with Julien Brault and Félix Deschatelets (Part 2)

Welcome to the third episode of Business Panel, our new concept on the podcast. On Mondays, we interview entrepreneurs whose businesses have grown rapidly, and on Thursday, me and a selection of entrepreneurs discuss a variety of topics related to business and our companies.


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Ep.107 - William Giroux - Building an online business with $10M in sales in only 5 years

In the past 5 years, very few Quebecois companies can boast having mastered influencer marketing as well as Kaseme. With hundreds of collaborators and influencers sharing their products online monthly, the company continues to climb the growth ladder at a staggering rate.


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Ep. 106 (Bonus Episode in English) - Massimiliano Squillace - Successfully selling 5 companies before 40 years old

For today’s episode, I had the chance to interview an exceptional entrepreneur. Thanks to common acquaintances, I was recently introduced to Massimilano Squillace, CEO of Contents.com and serial entrepreneur. Massi, as he is nicknamed, has completed 5 very successful business sales in his professional career so far, and I believe his story will be of great interest to our audience.


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Ep.105 - Anie Rouleau - Building a growing green company that is B-Corp certified

In 2021, having a business and only focusing on profitability seems outdated. Taking care of the environmental and societal impacts of your business and also thinking about the local economy are required in order to be a complete, well-rounded company. At least, this is my opinion and also the one of Anie Rouleau, the guest of the 105th episode of the podcast.



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Ep.104 - Panel d'affaires - The future of financial services and fintechs, with Julien Brault and Félix Deschatelets

Welcome to the 2nd episode of Business Panel, our newest concept on the Hypergrowth podcast. On Mondays, we interview successful entrepreneurs, and on Thursdays, we discuss the future of our companies.


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Ep.103 - Guillaume Roy - How GSoft Will Achieve $100 million in revenue this year

The co-founder behind one of Quebec's best-known employer brands is with us today to talk about culture, development and, above all, adapting to the market! Guillaume Roy, who is behind the foundation of G-Soft, took some time out of his day to explain to us how this company will soon reach 100M in sales, and how it went from providing services to creating products.



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Ep.102 - Julie Lemieux - Raising $20.5 million in 12 months for Opération Enfant Soleil

On today’s episode, we’ll be highlighting two accomplishments that we believe deserve attention; 1, We’ll be introducing you to Opérations Enfants Soleil, an organization that has been raising money for sick children for the past 34 years. And 2, we’ll be talking to their CEO to find out why the last 365 days have been the organization's best since its creation!



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Ep.101 - Business Panel - Company culture, working from home, and business development with Jean-Philippe Dauphinais and Jonathan Léveillé

Today, I’ll be hosting the very first edition of a brand new concept called 'Business Panel.' On Mondays, we’ll touch on how to grow your business quickly, and on Thursdays, the latest news affecting our businesses with speakers who have all been on the podcast before.


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Ep.100 - Louis Têtu - Create two companies with billion-dollar valuations

I had the great honour today of interviewing what I believe to be the most successful entrepreneur in Quebec over the past 20 years. Louis Têtu, president of Coveo, an artificial intelligence company with a valuation of more than one billion dollars, is with us today to tell us about his remarkable journey.


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Ep.99 - Jeremiah Curvers - $15 million in annual revenue in 5 years: The Polysleep story

On today’s episode, we're talking to an entrepreneur who is a fan of progress and growth, two topics I'm very passionate about. To give you some context, the 99th episode of Hypergrowth is with Jeremiah Curvers, CEO and Co-Founder of Polysleep, an online store that keeps making the list of fastest-growing companies in Canada.


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Ep.98 - Allan Benguigui - Achieving a $200,000 MRR with for a SAAS company without fundraising

Today, as we so often do on Hypergrowth, we interviewed an entrepreneur who built their technology company extremely quickly. More often than not, tech companies have to raise external capital to grow quickly and go on with negative EBITDA for several years before potentially making a profit...



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Ep.97 - Romain Collignon - How to Create a Renown Mastermind Program

Today’s guest is a person I greatly respect. Romain Collignon, founder of the Incubator 56 and Mastermind 67, renowned in the Francophone world, is with us today to talk about a subject I consider extremely fascinating; business masterminds.


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Ep.96 - Dominique Brown - Conquering the world one business at a time!

For the first time in the history of podcasts, I got the chance to record an interview with a guest on a boat! Dominique Brown, CEO of Chocolats Favoris, took time out of his busy schedule to talk to us today, even though he was on a cruise with his family!



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Ep.95 - Jean-Philippe Béïque - 7 consecutive years in the top 500 fastest growing companies in Canada

My guest has seen his company listed in the top 500 fastest growing companies in Canada for the past 7 years. Jean-Philippe Béïque launched Ebox in 1997, at the age of 14, which became a major player in the telecommunications industry in Quebec.



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Ep.94 - Sébastien Fiset - Building A Fast-Growing Brand with a Small Team

Recently on Hypergrowth, we’ve heard from entrepreneurs who have built large companies with a very large number of employees. Now the question is, do you really need a large team to build a fast-growing business?



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Ep.93 - Khalil Zahar - Getting 100M in financing with Mike Tyson, Georges St-Pierre and Mayweather as investors

If I ask you what Georges Saint-Pierre, Floyd Mayweather or Mike Tyson have in common, you'll surely answer that these 3 athletes are iconic combat sport athletes. Well, imagine that these same three athletes are also investors in a Quebec company that is currently experiencing hypergrowth!



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Ep.92 - Étienne Mérineau - Achieving a $60 million exit in just 4 years

In January 2021, I had the chance to interview Etienne M.rineau, Co-founder of the conversational chatbot company Heyday. Well, 6 months can change a lot of things for a company because recently, Etienne and his 3 other business partners’ company was acquired by the giant Hootsuite for the sum of 60 million dollars.


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Ep.91 - The 3 best Hypergrowth excerpts from 2021 so far

To celebrate the change in season, I'll be taking a look back on what I think are the 3 best excerpts from Hypergrowth since the beginning of 2021!



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Ep.90 - Jérémy Bendayan - Launching, Selling, and Rebuilding a Business in The Same Industry

My guest of the day has had a crazy 8 years: he's launched, built, sold, and then went on to launch an even bigger company.


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Ep.89 - Business Column - Amazon Unbound, The Creation of a Global Empire

For today's Business Column, I share the book that made the biggest impression on me in the last 6 months.


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Ep.88 - François-Jérôme Gosselin - From 17 to 50 Employees in Only a Few Months

My guest today, François-Jérôme Gosselin, President and Co-Founder of Novatize, talks about the growth his organization has experienced in the last year, going from 17 employees to nearly 50 by the time this podcast launches!


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Ep.87 - Dominic Gagnon - How to work with global giants like the Superbowl and the Olympics

Developer, go-getter, courageous, and ambitious would clearly be terms and adjectives that could be found next to the name of the guest of the 87th episode of Hypergrowth.


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Ep.86 - Ray Courtemanche - The Man Behind Some of Quebec’s Biggest Real Estate Developments

After starting his business career at the age of 5 selling jerseys at sports games and then founding a multi-million dollar lawn mowing business at only 14, my guest of the day, Ray Courtemanche, branched out into real estate.



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Ep. 85 - Business Column - How much is your company really worth?

For this week's podcast, we'll be discussing the most important ratios to analyze when determining the real value of your company.


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Ep.84 - Pierre-Olivier Drouin - Developing a business that distributes over 1 million products per year

Pierre-Olivier Drouin, President and CEO of Firebarns is with us today to share how he was able to build a company that will sell more than 1 million products in the year 2021.


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Ep.83 - Alexandre Martin - UEAT, A Company That Will Generate $1 Billion in Transactions in The Next Year

Alexandre Martin, Co-Founder and CEO of the technology platform UEAT explains how his company has helped thousands of restaurant owners create a new source of revenue for their business throughout the last year through online ordering.

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Ep.82 - David Girard - How Rapidly Growing Companies Manage their Human Resource Departments

We often hear business leaders tell us that their employees are their greatest asset! Even better, these same leaders will often mention that the success of their organization is 100% dependent on the people who work there.


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Ep.81 - Sylvain Perron - Building the #1 platform on Github by chance and turning it into a rapidly growing company

Today's interview is with one of the most humble entrepreneurs I have ever met. Sylvain Perron, founder of the technology platform Botpress, is with us today to tell us how he accidentally founded a company that works with clients such as Zoom, Kia, Zoho, KPMG, Easports and many others.


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Ep.80 - Philippe Vachon - How to Sell your Marketing Agency and Build a Multi-Million Dollar E-commerce

My guest of the day, Philippe Vachon, General Manager of the online business Mesbobettes shares with us today how he went from owning a marketing agency to running an online business that has been on a roll for a few years.


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Ep.79 - Adrien Chaltiel - How to Invest in More Than a Dozen Successful Companies

For today's interview, I had the chance to talk to someone who is decades ahead of me in this profession. Adrien Chaltiel, Co-Founder and President of the technology company Eldorado, is with us today to talk about funding.

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Ep.78 - Vincent Thériault - How to sell $255 million worth of masks to the Legault government by pivoting your business
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Ep.77 - Andrea Gomez - From 0 to $5 million in annual revenue in just 3 years

Women's entrepreneurship has been flourishing in Quebec for the past few years and from what I can tell, it's just the beginning. My guest of the day Andrea Gomez, co-founder of Omy Laboratories, tells us about the extraordinary growth she and her partner Rachelle have experienced over the past 3 years.

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Ep.76 - Jean-Pierre Ferrandez - The Man Behind the Success of Lolë, Paradox and Indyeva

For this week's episode, I had the chance to welcome an entrepreneur who knows retail like few people I have met in the past. Jean-Pierre Ferrandez, CEO and Founder of Indyeva and former owner of Lolë and Paradox, shares some of his most interesting stories about his entrepreneurial journey since the 1990s.



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Ep.75 - Rodolphe Barrere - Creating a company with almost 100 employees at only 29 years old

Each year, the renowned American magazine, Forbes, publishes an article entitled ‘30 Under 30,’ featuring some of the world’s most impressive entrepreneurs, leaders, artists, and more who are under 30 years old. My guest for the day, Rodolphe Barrere, CEO and Co-Founder of the tech company Potloac, was the headliner of the latest edition for the European edition.


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Ep.74 - Adrian Shauer - How to Sell 2 Tech Startups and Start 450 Employee Company

For some time now, we've been receiving tech entrepreneurs on the Hypergrowth podcast, and many have shared the tips and tricks they use to get their organization to grow rapidly. For this (rare) episode, we'll be talking to a business leader who has performed the feat more than once!


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Ep.73 - Pascal Meyer - Building a $100+ Million Dollar Business without External Financing

For the first time on the Hypergrowth podcast, I have the opportunity to host a Swiss entrepreneur who has been on a roll for several years now. Pascal Meyer, President and Co-Founder of the online platform Qoqa discusses the steps he took to reach $100 million in annual sales.


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Ep.72 - Mélissa Normandin Roberge - Behind the scenes of a $2 million launch

The founder of the Paillettes INC program, Mélissa Normandin Roberge, who broke the record for the biggest launch for a woman in the French-speaking world by generating close to $2 million last February, is with us today to discuss the tricks and techniques that allowed her to grow her organization so quickly over the past few years.


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Ep.71 - Antoine Bisson - Conquering the manufacturing market in only 6 years by raising $20 million

For the 71st episode of Hypergrowth, we welcome Antoine Bisson, co-founder of Poka, who explains to us how his organization has been doing everything in its power to conquer the manufacturing market with their technology platform.


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Ep.70 - Louis-Félix Boulanger -The Story of BonLook, on its way to becoming One of Quebec’s Finest Companies

Pour le 70e épisode de Hypercroissance, j'ai l'énorme plaisir de recevoir une entreprise québécoise qui je crois on pourra bientôt appeler un fleuron québécois. Louis-Félix Boulanger, Chef des opérations et co-fondateur de BonLook.


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Ep.69 - Anthony Vendrame - Poches et Fils’ Tumultuous Journey Since Appearing on “Dragon’s Den

Creating a clothing brand may seem like a simple thing to do from the sidelines. But creation a well-known and recognized clothing brand is a whole different story. Today, I'm fortunate enough to receive Anthony Vendrame, President and Co-founder of Poches et Fils, an online business that operates in the textile industry in Montreal.


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Ep.68 - Marc-André Campagna - How to build an 8-figure revenue business in just 4 years

If I ask you what airbnb, Stripe, Zapier, Dropbox have in common, you'll surely answer that all these organizations have reached multi-billion dollar enterprise values, which is true. But what is also true is the fact that these 4 companies have all passed through the famous American incubator Y Combinator. 


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