Business Immigration With CanadaCIS: How To Start A Successful Business In Canada

YoungUpstarts

Investor protection, low corruption, trade freedom, and low corporate tax are some of the benefits businesses enjoy in Canada. In addition to Canada’s stable economy, other perks include its proximity to the United States and its similar business ethics and culture with the U.S,

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Public Venture Funding Could Help Build Canada’s Tech Talent

ReadWriteStart

Over the last few years, Canada’s technology sector has been experiencing a renaissance. Here’s how public venture funding can help build Canada’s tech talent. Where Canada’s Tech Talent Landscape is Today.

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Tech Industry Hiring In Canada Continues To Grow

YoungUpstarts

The tech job landscape across Canada has continued to grow. In 2018, Canada had a record-low unemployment rate and as a result we are seeing more companies, startups and online-based businesses dedicated to serving the niche-jobs industry. Per the same Randstad article, international tech companies and investors consider Canada as a place to do business. The prediction was that Canada would face a shortage of programmers and IT professionals.

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My Advice To Entrepreneurs: Consider Canada For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Photo credit: Canada flag from Shutterstock. One of the countries gaining momentum with the early-stage start-up community is Canada, and for good reason. In addition to strong economic growth, low taxes and low business costs, its new Start-Up Visa is the first program of its kind globally, providing immigrant entrepreneurs globally with the opportunity to become permanent residents to start their businesses in Canada. Immigrating from Canada to the U.S.

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Challenges for Entrepreneurs to Finance a Car in Canada

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurs in Canada have lots of advantages with its thriving startup ecosystem and government grant support programs. But it’s no secret that having no credit or bad credit can be a huge hindrance in trying to buy a car, especially in Canada.

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Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program

Feld Thoughts

I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a Start-Up Visa Program. By doing so, they are saying to the world “welcome immigrant entrepreneurs – please come start your business in Canada.” While Canada is plowing forward making it easy for immigrant entrepreneurs to move to Canada and start companies, the US efforts are now entirely focused on “comprehensive immigration reform.” Canada is showing real leadership.

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Announcing Canada Learning Code: Supporting bottom-up innovation

Version One Ventures

And, it’s in this spirit, that I am super proud to see Canada Learning Code go live. Canada Learning Code is a national initiative that works with all sectors to increase access to coding education, computational thinking, and other 21 st century skills across Canada. Launched by the team behind Ladies Learning Code , Canada Learning Code’s mission is to make sure that every Canadian has the opportunity to build technology, not just consume it.

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What To Know When Looking For A Web Host In Canada

YoungUpstarts

If your small business is situated in Canada, choosing a Canadian web host will not only save you money (as you won’t have to worry about conversion costs), but you’ll enjoy more privacy as Canada does not impose the same strict policies as the United States when the threat of a breech or attack is imminent. In Canada however, there is better protection for both individual and business data. Others Canada web hosting

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Favor Launches Internationally with Service in Canada

SiliconHills

Favor, an app-based delivery service, is going international with its first delivery service set to launch in Toronto, Canada on Thursday. And the Austin-based startup will rename itself Favour in Canada to adapt to the local culture and customs. in most of the Toronto metro […] The post Favor Launches Internationally with Service in Canada appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Canada Favor Favour International

5 Things Startups Need to Know About Payroll in Canada

The Startup Magazine

Canada regularly tops global rankings of business friendliness, economic stability, and skilled workforce. It has an efficient and transparent regulatory framework that makes the process of opening a company in Canada relatively straightforward. It’s not just because of proximity and market similarity that many US corporations make Canada their first stop of international expansion.

Proposal for Tte Importation Of Drugs From Canada – The Merits and the Risks

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In December 2019 the Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) had issued a notification proposing an amendment in the existing rules that would allow the import of certain prescription drugs from Canada. Several states have already passed laws that allow imports of prescription drugs from Canada.

Reputation Repair: On Mitigating The Impact Of Wrongful Dismissal In Canada

YoungUpstarts

One of the most commonly misunderstood concepts when getting terminated from a job in Canada is the term “wrongful dismissal”. The law is quite specific as to what constitutes legal dismissal in Canada, but wrongful dismissal is actually based on something altogether different. Most people automatically assume that this means that there were no grounds for termination and that you were illegally terminated based on the Employment Standards Act, ESA.

[INTERVIEW] Mathieu Chantelois, Toronto Non-Profit Executive, Vice President, Boys And Girls Clubs Of Canada

YoungUpstarts

Over the past twenty years, Mathieu Chantelois has played an instrumental role in nonprofit marketing campaigns, served as editor for film magazine Famous Quebec during its transition to Le magazine Cineplex, and started the Green Space Festival, a fundraiser for the LGBT community in Canada. His career began when he appeared on Lofters, Canada’s first reality TV series on Life Network and U8TV. I like to think that I bring that ability to Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.

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Collision Conference Finds a New Home in Toronto Canada

ReadWriteStart

While I love having conferences close to home, I was really excited to see the news that the Collision Tech Conference , considered to be one of America’s fastest-growing tech conference, is moving to Toronto, Canada in 2019. The announcement was made by Paddy Cosgrave, CEO of Web Summit, and Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. Here in Canada, we know innovation and inclusion go together and the rest of the world has taken notice. Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada.

Freescale Buys Canada-based CogniVue

SiliconHills

Freescale announced its acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based CogniVue Corp. Freescale, a microchip maker based in Austin, is a market leader in making sensor, microcontroller and microprocessor solutions for automotive radar and vision applications. […] The post Freescale Buys Canada-based CogniVue appeared first on SiliconHills. to boost its position in the autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Canada announces new startup visa program to attract entrepreneurs starting on April 1

The Next Web

As part of a series of transformational changes to Canada’s immigration system, the Start-Up Visa Program aims to link international entrepreneurs with private sector organizations in Canada that have experience working with startups to provide essential resources. The program is the first of its kind in Canada and is being pitched as “a powerful incentive to attract individuals with great potential.” Canada Entrepreneur News

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Collision Tech Conference Is Moving To Canada In 2019

YFS Magazine

Hosting a successful conference starts with choosing the right venue and locale. For Collision, Toronto is building an inclusive type of innovation that brings people together to solve the world's biggest challenges and that's an attractive proposition. . Grow Technology conferences entrepreneurship conferences industry events small business news technology

Canada looks to create new visa for startups, hopes to clear backlog by 2014

The Next Web

Canada plans to create a new class of visa for immigrant entrepreneurs, specifically with the goal of attracting those in the technology sector to come to the country and start new companies. “Canada seeks young, ambitious, innovative immigrants who will contribute to Canada’s job growth and further drive our economy,” Alexis Pavlich, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney’s press secretary, told The Globe and Mail. Canada Entrepreneur New

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O Canada – Our Investment in Golden Ventures

Feld Thoughts

Last week, I wrote a post talking about why Canada Is Going To Be The Next, Great, Entrepreneurial Tech Country. I’ve watched Matt and team build a strong portfolio of companies in Canada and in parts of the US. The post O Canada – Our Investment in Golden Ventures appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Investments Canada golden ventures partner fundsYesterday, we announced our investment in Golden Ventures III , a Toronto-based early stage fund.

Austin-based SiteCondor Sold to gShift of Canada

SiliconHills

They recently sold SiteCondor, website auditing tools for digital agencies and content marketers, to gShift Labs, based in Toronto, Canada. The terms of the deal were not […] The post Austin-based SiteCondor Sold to gShift of Canada appeared first on SiliconHills. Judd Lyon and Sebastian Brocher accomplished what a lot of entrepreneurs strike out to do in Austin. They bootstrapped their startup and sold it for a handsome profit.

CEO Invite to Sixth U.S./Canada Forum on Mental Health and Productivity

Feld Thoughts

Canada Forum on Mental Health and Productivity at her offices in Denver on 9/26. Canada Forum on Mental Health and Productivity appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I recently talked to Larissa Herda, the CEO of TW Telecom (in the process of being acquired by Level 3). Larissa reached out to me through an employee who knows me because of my own struggles with depression.

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12 Questions: Meet Carmen Tsang (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

Carmen lives and works in Markham, Ontario,Canada. Let’s get the ball rolling… My name is Carmen Tsang, I was born in Hong Kong and move to Canada for good about 10 years ago after I completed my degree in education.

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12 Questions: Meet Edward Laurin (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

Related posts: 12 Questions: Meet Ann Lowe (Canada). 12 Questions: Meet Jeff Quigley (Canada). 12 Questions: Meet Carmen Tsang (Canada). In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

Canada Is Going To Be The Next, Great, Entrepreneurial Tech Country

Feld Thoughts

Canada has a huge, near-term competitive opportunity over to the US. . This is a gift to Canada around entrepreneurship, and I’ve already seen the impact of it in many places. Many companies I’m involved in are exploring offices in Canada, especially Vancouver (for the Seattle folks) and Toronto (for the east coast folks) since it’s so difficult to get work visas in the US for employees. I’ve always liked Canada.

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12 Questions: Meet Constance Semler (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

Constance lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects.

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12 Questions: Meet Ann Lowe (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

Ann lives and works in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Hi Everyone, My name is Ann Lowe and I am a resident of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, the Nation’s capital city….Yes Sorry Toronto and those of the world that believe that Toronto is the Capital of Canada, it is not!

12 Questions: Meet Jeff Quigley (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

Jeff lives and works in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada. My name is Jeff Quigley and I live in a small coastal community called Musquodoboit Harbour (pronounced musk-o-dob-it) in Nova Scotia Canada.

12 Questions: Meet Jeff Quigley (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

Jeff lives and works in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada. My name is Jeff Quigley and I live in a small coastal community called Musquodoboit Harbour (pronounced musk-o-dob-it) in Nova Scotia Canada.

Why This New York Venture Capital Firm is Investing in Canada

David Teten

At our firm, ff Venture Capital , we didn’t aim to go to Canada, but ended up there anyway. seed-focused investor with as many investments in Canada. Central Canada has many of the assets of other entrepreneurial hubs: a flourishing creative community, an active local VC community , strong engineering talent and quality universities, such as University of Toronto, University of Waterloo and Ryerson University. recruited, trained, and locked up some of Canada’s best engineers.

European Real Estate in 2020: Cooling or Continued Growth?

The Startup Magazine

Just recently the EU reached a more limited agreement with Canada and the entire process took 7 years. Real estate investors active in Europe cheered 2019 because it was an excellent year.

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SalesVu 2.0 Launches in the US and Canada

Austin Startup

Austin-based SalesVu just released its latest mobile payment application, SalesVu 2.0 for iPhone’s and iPad’s. The new update solidifies SalesVu’s technology leadership position as the only mobile payment solution with centralized cloud-based management, reporting, and social media marketing. Continue reading → News Release

Entrepreneurial ecosystems: Reflections on Toronto and Silicon Valley

Version One Ventures

For Toronto (and most of Canada), diversity is our nation’s identity and pride. The differences are quite clear: Canada Day celebrates confederation, and July 4 th celebrates Independence Day. News Canada Culture Diversity Ecosystem Silicon Valley TorontoOn May 26th, I attended the C2 conference in Montreal, joining my good friend Harley Finkelstein (Shopify), along with Magaly Charbonneau (Password Box), Wesley Chan (Felicis) and Eric Boyko (Stingray) on a panel.

Unique ways to solve today’s talent crunch

Version One Ventures

Onshore immigrant employees in Canada. That’s one reason there’s a growing trend for tech companies to open offices in Canada , as Canada is willing to grant visas to practically any highly skilled worker with a salaried job. For example, Shopify acquired Jet Cooper , one of Canada’s top user experience and design firms. News canada Facebook hiring Jet Cooper Shopify talent Vancouver

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TechStars London approved for UK Entrepreneurs’ Visa

Feld Thoughts

In the mean time, Canada and the UK are being very forward looking about their immigration policy in the context of immigration. Startup Visa Canada immigration london TechStars Last week TechStars London was approved for the UK Entrepreneurs’ Visa. If you are accepted to TechStars London , you now automatically get the UK Entrepreneurs’ Visa. The approval will allow TechStars London teams from outside of the EU to work in the UK for up to three years.

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4 Practices That Will Drive Customers Away From Your Window Replacement Business

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship Marketing audience Canada corporate culture customer satisfaction market Mistakes operations Relationship reputation service success trust window replacementCustomers are the life blood of any business enterprise.

4 Tips That Will Make Your Home Office More Efficient

The Startup Magazine

Co-working life Real Estate basement office business Growth Business Owners Canada contractor documentation equipment expenses home office investing Office overhead Renovation Small Business storage workplace

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Funding goes global: location is no longer your financing destiny

Version One Ventures

It was much harder for a “remote” company in the Mid West, Europe, or Canada to draw any attention to themselves. News Albert Wenger canada marketplaces New York City Point NIne Capital San Francisco Silicon Valley Software as a service Union Square Venture venture capital version one ventures If we look back ten years, the venture world was quite different. Investors weren’t too keen on investing out of town.

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Starting a Food Truck Business in Victoria

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship Auction budget Business plan Canada Cash flow Craigslist electrical entrepreneurs equipment Facebook Finance Options food truck Government health and safety income Investment motivation planning Restaurant startup supplies Truck vendors VictoriaAre you a student looking for a summer job? A chef looking to break into the market with a new signature style?

Creative Destruction Lab West: Helping create the next generation of entrepreneurs

Version One Ventures

News Artificial intelligence Canada Innnovation Rotman School of Management University of British Columbia University of Toronto ScarboroughVery often, start-ups fail at the earliest stages. They might get the wrong advice at a critical point, or they can’t raise the first hundreds of thousands of dollars required to move from prototype to initial product.

Unique ways to solve today’s talent crunch

Version One Ventures

Onshore immigrant employees in Canada. That’s one reason there’s a growing trend for tech companies to open offices in Canada , as Canada is willing to grant visas to practically any highly skilled worker with a salaried job. For example, Shopify acquired Jet Cooper , one of Canada’s top user experience and design firms. News canada Facebook hiring Jet Cooper Shopify talent Vancouver

Flat world creativity

deal architect

Innovation from around the globe Immarsat’s Satellites - UK EV Car dispensing machine – China Chef robots – Portugal Powering agriculture – Uganda The pot at the end of the rainbow – Ireland Google “Climate Change” View – Canada Precision. Globalization and Technology

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(W)ring out the old

deal architect

Starting next week, I will be presenting themes from SAP Nation across the US and Canada as part of the Rimini Executive Briefing series “Unleash your SAP X Factors” (register here). It will be good to discuss with SAP customer. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Gelatini

crowdSPRING Blog

community Interviews Small biz spotlight Small business Uncategorized Canada dining food gelato restaurant small biz small businessWell, the time has come. The sun is setting earlier and earlier; kids are filtering back into school; summer is ending. And while many of us are looking forward to finding our flannels and getting ourselves to an apple orchard, the end of summer is always bittersweet.