Go Global Venture Catalyst
Trans-Pacific Venture Acceleration
We recruit globally minded entrepreneurs and enable them to flourish in Canada and USA.
We help international startups build great businesses by providing cross-cultural training and business plan adjustments before connecting them with customers, capital, experts, accelerators and a community of entrepreneurs in Canada and USA. For us, this means guiding them to be North America ready, meeting the right people and settling in an environment where entrepreneurs can focus on scaling their business. We help with the rest.
As the global hub of finance, technology and media, Toronto is in the vanguard of global market trends. It has established itself, along side Silicon Valley, as one of the world’s most vibrant tech ecosystems. Exposure to the resources and pool of prospective customers in North America will help entrepreneurs develop a product targeted for the world.
The strength of the city’s startup ecosystem is fuelled by highly educated and globally connected talent pool and a unique set of support programs that foster innovation and collaboration.
Sample Accelerator Program
This sample program is an intensive 4-month execution program designed for high-potential tech startups looking to grow and scale their business in North America.
Mentoring & Coaching
Access to the top sales, growth and marketing experts who will work as part of your team to guide strategic milestones for your business.
Access tailored growth opportunities and create a custom sales playbook that will increase customer acquisition, grow revenue and help you secure strategic partnerships.
Curated meetings with network of active early-stage VCs and angel investors for funding and pitching opportunities.
Access to a unique and vibrant community of advisors, partners and tech talent. You’ll work in the heart of Toronto alongside other high-performing companies in a collaborative and competitive sales environment.
Start-up VISA Program
Bringing Innovative Entrepreneurs to Canada
The Canadian Start-Up Visa Program is the first of its kind – worldwide. The pilot program provides permanent residence to start-up entrepreneurs who have the potential to build innovative companies in Canada that can create new jobs, spur economic growth, and compete on a global scale.
We work with selective federally approved business incubators that are able to endorse international entrepreneurs for Visa consideration.
Revenue – $100,000 in revenue in the past two years and show strong growth potential.
Innovative Technology – Innovative technology in any space. IP or strong proprietary technology or business model.
Founders – Strong founding team.
Grow in Canada – A clear understanding and desire to grow a business in Canada.
Entrepreneurs entering the Startup Visa Program must locate their business in Canada and participate in our accelerator program for a period of at least 12 months.