For early-stage impact entrepreneurs who have a business idea and seek to immigrate to Canada under the Startup Visa
Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa Premium Incubator begins with a 3-month long core incubator program and includes one year of access to premium services. The program is for entrepreneurs at the idea-stage who are seeking to develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and launch plan with ongoing consultation and access to resources.
We help immigrant entrepreneurs create a positive social or environmental impact through their ventures, move to Canada, apply for Permanent Residence status and scale globally through the Canadian Startup Visa Program.
What sets us apart is we’re 100% committed to helping you make a positive impact through your business. We believe business can evolve to be a force for good in the world. You’ll learn how to adapt your venture to the Canadian business environment and fine-tune your impact thesis and measurement plan.
► Business incorporation
► EiR advisory support on business plan & launch plan
► Investment readiness workshops
► Banking partner support
► First year financial statements
► Marketing plan development & support
► Office space for four months
► Introduction to core service providers
► And more!
The time commitment for the IMPACT Startup Visa Premium Incubator is one year. Between months 1 and 3, you will participate in a core incubator program during which you’ll be expected to attend virtual training sessions 2 days per week. Between months 4 and 6, you will have weekly group mentor calls and a monthly 1-on-1 session. In months 7 to 12, you will be provided with 4 investment readiness workshops and a monthly group call with your mentor.
► What types of ventures does ISV support?
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Learn more about Sonali Sharma’s decision to move to Canada under the Startup Visa, and her experience participating in Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator. Sonali, originally from India, joined the ISV Program in 2020 and is now living in British Columbia with her family.