Category Archives: entrepreneur program

Canadian Government Developing a Digital Dollar

The Royal Canadian Mint, a Crown Corporation responsible for minting Canada’s coins, is developing a digital version of the Canadian dollar that it hopes will make digital transactions as easy as cash-based ones. The technology being developed is called MintChip, … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian economy, canadian immigration, entrepreneur program, startup visa | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Immigration Ministry Provides More Information on New “Start-up Visa”

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released more information about the upcoming ‘start-up visa’, which is being designed for foreign tech entrepreneurs who want to a start a business in Canada. “The start-up visa is an initiative that the government … Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneur program, startup visa | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Canadian Government to introduce ‘Startup Visas’ for Foreign Entrepreneurs

In a joint announcement today, Kevin O’Leary’s venture capital firm, O’Leary Ventures, and the Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Ministry introduced a new ‘Startup Visa’ for foreign entrepreneurs looking to start a company in Canada. The Canadian government will be consulting … Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneur program, startup visa | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Canadian Government to increase Investor Program Financial Requirements

Last year, only 30 minutes after it began, the federal government’s investor program reached its quota of 700 applicants. Now Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney wants to increase the amount immigration applicants need to invest to become permanent … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian investor program, entrepreneur program | Tagged | 1 Comment

Canadian Immigration Minister to announce new Entrepreneur Program

Canadian Citizen and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says that the Canadian government will introduce its new immigrant entrepreneur program soon, which will target “high value innovators” and not be saddled with the problems of the previous entrepreneur program. In an … Continue reading

Posted in application backlog, canadian immigration, entrepreneur program | 2 Comments