Grow and scale your company

Market Entry Program

This three-month program is designed for international tech companies exploring a market entry option in North America.

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MARKET ENTRY Module

Criteria

  • Technology-based company that owns the Intellectual Property of their product.
  • Have demonstrated traction, either through sales, prior investments and grants, or user growth. MVP can be accepted, contingent on the industry.
  • Meet the IRCC eligibility requirements for the co-founders and business.
  • Proficiency in English at a business level.
  • Financially stable, with a minimum of 100,000 CAD allocated for the first year of operations in Canada.
  • Complete the incorporation process in Canada by the end of the third month of the program.

What to expect

  • A solid market entry strategy to start your business expansion in North America.
  • 1:1 advisory business coaches and industry experts dedicated to support your team.
  • Advise to establish your intellectual property strategy to grow global.
  • Sales pitch preparation.
  • Guidance to find funding options in the market including grants, investment and loans.
  • For eligible companies, preparation to apply to the Startup Visa program.

Considerations

What should you consider before starting your application?

  1. Make sure you meet the criteria needed for this program.
  2. Program delivered in English, must have a business English proficiency level to apply.
  3. Complete your profile and application with the information about your business. This process takes no longer than 20 minutes.
  4. 3 Cohorts per year: March, June and September. Program fee is per company with up to five co-founders.
  5. If you have questions about the application process, please send a message to
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Program fee per month
3,000 CAD + taxes
Program Duration
3 months
Enrollment
Accelerate

Why should you choose Global Startups Accelerator?

Being a newcomer team ourselves, we empathize with the business and personal challenges associated with relocating to a different country. We understand the language and cultural barriers that can make it challenging to express your ideas and thoughts, especially when English is not your native language.

We believe that every newcomer entrepreneur brings a unique spark to our shared journey, either if you just landed on these shores or are a long-time resident.
Whether you’re launching a startup, reviving a family business, or charting a completely new course, our community is your compass.
Together, we’ll navigate the entrepreneurial waters, learn from one another, and celebrate every milestone along the way.

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Why Join Our Thriving Newcomer Entrepreneur Community?

  • Diverse Perspectives: Our community is a vibrant tapestry of cultures, languages, and backgrounds. We treasure the richness that diversity brings to our entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Supportive Network: Here, you’ll find fellow newcomers who understand the challenges of starting new. Lean on each other for advice, mentorship, and encouragement.
  • Resource Hub: Gain access to a wealth of valuable resources, from business development tools to workshops that help you navigate the local business landscape.
  • Cultural Exchange: We foster an environment where sharing your cultural traditions and experiences is not only welcomed but celebrated. Learn from one another and broaden your horizons.
  • Growth Opportunities: Collaborate on projects, explore new markets, and discover opportunities for growth you might not have considered otherwise.
  • Your Entrepreneurial Journey in Canada Begins Here!
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