This visa program is specially developed by business owners who want to come to Canada. This program is introduced to attract entrepreneurs to Canada and lend them support including funding for qualifying business that can compete on global scale while generating employment for the Canadians.
To qualify under this program, the applicant would need the support of a Canadian Venture Capital Fund or Canadian Angel Investor group or a business incubator who are willing to invest in your business
To qualify under this Program you must have:
- A qualifying business
- Have a letter of support from a designated organization
- Meet the language requirement
- Have enough funds towards your settlement in Canada before you start making money from your business.
The processing time for Canada start up program is currently at 12 to 16 months .However, this can change based on number of factors.