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The Quebec Culture Capital Fund was created on November 7, 2011 by the Government of Québec and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ to provide innovative financing to Québec cultural organisations interested in exporting their projects and products.

The Quebec Culture Capital Fund has a $100 million budget to support the marketing and export of major Québec cultural products.

It proposes new and innovative financial instruments in the financing of Québec cultural organisations, which take the form of equity voting shares, preferred shares, and loans.


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    Maurice Prud’homme
    General Manager
    Maurice Prud'homme has been appointed General Manager of Fonds Capital Culture Québec (FCCQ) on February 6, 2014. Mr. Prud'homme will remain General Manager of Fonds d'investissement de la culture et des communications (FICC), position he helds since 2006.

    • Maurice Prud’homme has been appointed General Manager of Fonds Capital Culture Québec (FCCQ) on February 6, 2014. Mr. Prud’homme will remain General Manager of Fonds d’investissement de la culture et des communications (FICC), position he helds since 2006.

      Maurice Prud’homme holds a Master of Management Science from the University of Ottawa (1974). Before he joined the Solidarity Fund QFL, he contributed to the creation of the Société de développement des coopératives, where he held the position of Director, Financial Advisors (1978 to 1987). 

      In 1983, he worked to launch the Solidarity Fund QFL, but only joined the organization in 1987 when he became Vice-President, Investments. In 1995, he was appointed Vice-President, Partnerships, and assumed responsibility for the implementation of 17 regional solidarity funds. In April 1998, he became Group Vice-President, Investments. In 2002, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Investissement Québec. 

      Prior to joining the Fonds d’investissement de la culture et des communications (FICC), Mr Prud’homme was Vice-President, Special Projects at Desjardins Venture Capital (2005) and General Manager at First Nations Venture Capital of Quebec (2004-2005).

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    Francine Laurent
    Portfolio Manager
    Francine Laurent has extensive knowledge of the venture capital industry, governance, financing and SME management.

    • Francine Laurent has extensive knowledge of the venture capital industry, governance, financing and SME management. She was at the head of Innovatech Québec from 1998 to 2008 where she oversaw $130 million in investments. Francine Laurent has served on the boards of several private companies and contributed to the work of various regional, provincial, and federal committees and organisations dedicated to economic development.