Immigrants moving to Canada need to have a minimum amount of settlement funds under the Start-Up Visa program. This money cannot be borrowed. Ottawa does not provide immigrants arriving under Start-Up Visa program with any financial support. Importantly, applicants must have sufficient finances to fund their start up project. Receiving support from an Angel Investor
International graduates who were not one of the applicants for Canada’s new pathway to permanent residency should consider the Start-Up Visa alternative. When Canada’s one-time pathway to PR for 40,000 international graduates went live last week, the spots were filled in just over 24 hours. While more spaces may or may not become available under
The United States leads the world as a bastion of free enterprise featuring an entrepreneurial ecosystem that births start-ups that could greatly benefit from access to Canadian markets through Canada’s Start-Up Visa program. This is the home of many vibrant start-up environments, including Silicon Valley, the tech hub in California that has spawned innovation and
Foreign nationals hoping to immigrate to Canada in 2021 will be able to take advantage of five ways to gain their permanent residence once Covid-19 border restrictions are lifted. Certainly, the country is eager to boost its levels of immigration. During the pandemic, Canada’s federal government increased its immigration targets for the next three years.
Canada’s Start-Up Visa represents an important option for international students who do not qualify for permanent residence through skilled worker immigration streams. While Ottawa has taken steps to gear up the Express Entry system to favour international students, they are by no means guaranteed to qualify for a coveted Invitation to Apply (ITA). Despite specific
The Quebec government’s decision to delay the opening of the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program until at least April 2021, signals a significant change in direction for the province, and for Canada’s business immigration landscape. As Canada’s only passive investment immigration program, the Quebec Investor allows candidates with a net worth in excess of $2 million
The Start-Up Visa program grants Canadian permanent residence to qualified immigrant entrepreneurs. The program aims to recruit innovative entrepreneurs to Canada and link them with the Canadian private sector businesses, (angel investor groups, venture capital funds or business incubators) and facilitate the establishment of their start-up business in Canada. Start-Up Visa Program News Successful
The recently re-vamped entrepreneur immigration program is getting another boost, as Ottawa has announced plans to include mentorship in the program. The new start up visa program, launched earlier this year, will now offer newcomers the chance to partner with Canadian “business incubators,” which will offer guidance throughout the start-up process. “Connecting immigrant entrepreneurs with