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Exciting News for Foreign Entrepreneurs

Exciting News for Foreign Entrepreneurs

Innovate Niagara a designated business incubator for Canada’s Start-up Visa program. This program is dedicated to foreign entrepreneurs with the potential to build innovative, scalable companies that contribute to the global economy.

How does it work?

To be eligible for the Start-up Visa program, your business venture first needs to be ‘supported’ by a designated business incubator. Through our network of incubators, Innovate Niagara can support companies wishing to apply under the program if the following terms are met:

  • Your business venture meets all of the eligibility requirements of Canada’s Start-up Visa program
  • Your product or business is in the tech industry
  • You own the Intellectual Property for your product
  • Your business venture is in the growth stage and has a minimum of $CAD150,000 in revenue in the past 2 years

Ready to apply?

If you are ready to apply for Canada's Start-Up Visa, please click the link below to fill out your application.

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How to Become a Client

Becoming an Innovate Niagara client is quick and easy, and there’s no fee. 


Complete the Become a Client form online.


We’ll schedule you a meeting with an advisor.


Meet with that advisor to plan your next steps.


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