Take your Startup Idea to the Canadian Market - Join Empowered Startups Incubator Program

Move your startup to Canada and build global companies

Take your Startup Idea to the Canadian Market - Join Empowered Startups Incubator Program

Are you interested in the North America market? Do you have a product/service that can scale in Canada, USA or Europe? If the answer is yes, then you should apply for the Empowered Startups Incubator Program.

The program mentors, accelerates and incubates innovative domestic and global business ideas of both aspiring and driven entrepreneurial leaders who are capable of building outstanding startups that enhance the prosperity of the ecosystem.

Empowered Startups offers qualified entrepreneurs the opportunity to startup their business in Canada through their designation as a Government of Canada Startup Visa business incubator. They also have an appointment as a designated agency under the new Alberta Foreign Graduate Startup Visa Stream (FGSVS).

Some of the perks the incubator offers include:

  • Incubate from anywhere in Canada. Founders have the flexibility to incubate on their own terms.
  • Each qualified startup can bring up to five founders to register and start their business venture in Canada.
  • The application process is fast and qualified startups can be accepted immediately.
  • The program consists of a team of experts such as global migration and startup growth experts.

How the program works

Step 1: Request more information by filling out the intake form. Applicants must be able to fund the program costs to qualify.

Step 2: Submit documents (which includes a scan of the founders passport photo and a few other items).

Step 3:  Schedule a meeting. After submission, you will be invited to a meeting where all of your questions are answered and the intake committee learns more about you.

Step 4: Receive offer & move to Canada. After the meeting, the committee will determine if your startup is the right fit for the program and you will be sent an offer letter to join Empowered Startups.

Other programs by Empowered Startups include: Canada Startup Visa Program, Portugal Highly Qualified Activity Fast Track Business Program, France Talent Passport for Innovative Projects Program, Empowered Nations- Entrepreneurship through an indigenous lens, Young Empowered Startuppers (YES) for students.

To apply, click here. And check out this evergreen article on more accelerator/incubator programs that enlists African Startups.