Maple Program & Startup Visa Requirements
Maple Program & Startup Visa Eligibility
Launch works with companies that already have a product in the market, are financially stable, have already raised funding either internally or externally, and/or already have revenues, and are focused on the expansion of an existing business into North America through Canada. We primarily work with companies in the following emerging tech sectors: ML/AI, VR/AR, Blockchain, Financial Services, Data Science, Quantum Computing, Health Tech, CyberSecurity, and SaaS.
If you’re applying to Maple to be eligible for the Startup Visa Program, make sure you meet the program’s basic requirements first.
Each applicant must individually hold at least 10% and applicants altogether must hold at least 50% of the company’s voting rights.
All applicants must be willing to integrate their business into the Canadian market within 12 months of application.
Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 5 in English by the time you apply for permanent residency in Canada