Desjardins Caisse des Technologies teams up with KPMG

The two institutions join forces to support young Quebec startups

MONTREAL, February 28, 2024 – Desjardins Caisse des Technologies, the provincial financial cooperative dedicated to supporting the technological and innovative ecosystem, is proud to announce a new collaboration with KPMG in Québec. This agreement aims to offer added value to technology companies, by providing them with access to KPMG’s expertise in financial projection, strategic planning, ESG transformation and other crucial aspects for the growth of their companies.

Dominic Jaar (KPMG) et Samir Mounir (Desjardins). Poignée de main traditionnel suite à la signature d'un partenariat stratégique.


A key collaboration to propel entrepreneurs in the technology sector

This agreement will allow Desjardins Caisse des Technologies’ partner organizations and incubators to support technology entrepreneurs at each stage of their entrepreneurial journey.

KPMG’s experienced professionals offer a wide range of audit, tax and advisory services, including advising on ESG issues and strategic partnerships. KPMG will offer workshops and training to incubators and members of the organization which will be personalized according to their needs.

“This collaboration with KPMG is important, since it will allow us to support companies with high growth potential to reach new heights,” underlines Samir Mounir, Ph.D., director of business development Tech & Innovation at Desjardins Caisse des Technologies.

A promising future for members of Desjardins Caisse des Technologies

Thanks to this agreement with KPMG, Desjardins Caisse des Technologies continues to strengthen its strategic positioning in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Caisse members working in innovative technological sectors will benefit from even stronger support to propel their growth and success.

“We are enthusiastic about this collaboration, which aims to exchange expertise,’’ added Dominic Jaar, Partner and Regional Leader, Management Consulting, KPMG in Canada. ‘’Technology companies need to grow quickly, and KPMG’s expertise will help anticipate each step of their development with confidence.’’


Panel de discussion

Startup 2024: winning strategies

Tonight, February 28, 2024, the two organizations will be holding a launch event for which startup entrepreneurs and Tech companies wishing to propel themselves into 2024 are invited.


About Desjardins Caisse des Technologies

Desjardins Caisse des Technologies is a provincial credit union dedicated to offering financial services adapted to the technological ecosystem. Its members mainly work in innovative sectors linked to technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, IoT, HealthTech, Clean Tech and many others. The fund relies on 4 powerful axes: expertise, financing, support and mentoring, and positioning in the technological entrepreneurial ecosystem.


About KPMG in Quebec

KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm, is a limited liability partnership. Our 2,000+ people bring experience, engagement and diverse backgrounds to work every day to support Canadian organizations and communities. Across our various services, our goal is to be difference-makers by delivering innovative ways of thinking, digitally enabled solutions and exceptional service to help our clients manage risks, seek out new opportunities and stay competitive.

The firm is established under the laws of Ontario and is a member of KPMG’s global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. For more information: 


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