The investment is coming from a designated Canadian venture capital fund, then it must be at least $200,000.
If the investment is coming from a designated Canadian angel investor group, then it must be at least $75,000
Entrepreneur does not need to secure any investment from a business incubator. However, entrepreneur must be accepted into a Canadian business incubator program.
Only up to a group of five people can apply for Start-up Visa Program as owners of a single business. The requirements include:
Each applicant needs to have 10 percent of voting rights in the business and
The designated organization along with the applicants must have 50 percent voting rights in the business.
The applicants must be able to communicate and work in English or French or both. An entrepreneur must take a language test and meet the minimum level of the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 in either English or French in all of these four areas:
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