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Impact Startup Visa Alumni Spotlight, April 2024

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Immigration and Impact

This month’s Alumni spotlight is all about innovation and sustainability! We’re excited to introduce, in no particular order, 4 inspiring entrepreneurs in our Spring Impact ecosystem.

Cold Treat

Founder, Dr. Maryam Ahmadzadeh, an emergency medicine specialist, established her company, Cold Treat, upon arriving in Vancouver in 2023. Motivated by her family’s encounter with cancer, Maryam devised a groundbreaking device aimed at alleviating the headaches associated with cancer and its treatments.

The Cold Treat team comprises of three exceptionally skilled specialists: Dr. Ahmadzadeh, Dr. Hosseini, and Mrs. Gianpour. Together, they are revolutionizing the medical landscape!


Aqua Clean Tek 

Saghar, a recent arrival to Canada in April, has journeyed from Iran to introduce Aqua Clean Tek in Vancouver, Canada! This eco-friendly product is dedicated to delivering top-notch treated wastewater outlets that meet Canada’s highest safety and usability standards.

With over 30 years of expertise in wastewater treatment, Saghar specializes in developing and integrating cleantech technologies into residential and commercial appliances. We’re fortunate to welcome such an entrepreneurial spirit to our country!


In today’s digital age, protecting personal data is a top priority for individuals worldwide. InfoSafe is a blockchain-powered platform that enables users to control, monetize, and securely share their personal data with businesses while helping corporations maintain data compliance, building trust with their customers and attracting higher customer loyalty. 

Founder, Trinh Kieu Ngan has more than 15 years of invaluable working experience in the IT industry and we can’t wait to see how InfoSafe reduces Cybercrime!

Noyan Gas

Noyan Gas specializes in the manufacturing and sale of electronic gas volume correctors (EVCs). The primary focus is on developing EVCs with innovative configurations and hardware accessories specifically designed for low-stream natural gas stations. 

Co-founded by Hossein Bagherzadeh, Reza Emarati and Nafiseh Issalou,  Noyan Gas aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for a better future. What an inspiration to have this powerhouse trio in our Impact ecosystem.