Later around the 1600s the demand for braver pelts or fur went up because of the fancy hats that they can make. As The increasing demand for The beaver pelts went up it sent a new explorer to the woods of Canada to trade with the native tribes. Other companies financed fur trading expeditions. Somewhere in the 1608s Champlain gathered all the companies into one organization it was a company of a hundred associates.
Later they made a permanent company in Quebec.
The early french fur traders explored and mapped the Great Lakes area and the Mississippi River system. And the other early English fur traders was manly run by the Hudson Bay company, established in the 1670s. Then later somewhere in the 18th century a rival large fur trade company the northwest company and was located in Montreal.