Maple + Start-up Visa Program 2020-08-04T17:36:10+00:00

We are proud to now have a fully Canadian
product which we can now sell worldwide

Bosko Milosavljevic, Founder of Keeprop

COVID-19 NOTICE: Our Maple Program is still currently accepting new applications. Applications for September cohort close August 14. Check if you’re eligible to apply below.

Launch is Western Canada’s premier technology hub that helps entrepreneurs execute on their businesses through industry expertise, mentorship, lean metrics and networking opportunities. Launch’s Maple Program helps emerging tech companies expand their business to North America and supports their access to Canadian Work Visas and Permanent Residency for entrepreneurs, executives and their families.

Move your company to Vancouver to connect to larger markets, more investors and better growth opportunities. Canadian Permanent Residents benefit from easier access to the US market for business and travel. Discover if you’re eligible for our Maple Program today.

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Located in
Downtown Vancouver

Created for entrepreneurs, by entrepeneurs

What Maple Alumni Are Saying

Making the leap and moving your company and family to a new country isn’t an easy choice. Hear from some of our members about why they made the move and what they’ve learned.

Datatrue, Australia

“Having Launch provide us with different resources, the network, and the information that we need to be more successful and grow effectively [in North America] has been crucial for us.”

Keeprop,
Serbia

“We are proud to now have a fully Canadian product which we can now sell worldwide”

Flair,
USA

“Working here in North America has given us a good chance to actually communicate with both the US and Canada”

EditionGaurd, USA+Turkey

“Canada, especially Vancouver, is great for the entrepreneurial scene and making a lot of connections.”

Launch is Vancouver’s leading non-profit tech hub, focused on helping entrepreneurs launch, fund and grow their startups since 2012.

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We are a designated organization of the Canadian Government’s Start-up Visa Program and are a  designated referral partner for the Global Talent Stream program. We’ve worked with over 50 different international companies and helping them root themselves in Vancouver, Canada. Through our Maple Program, we help tech companies identify the best path for immigration for their team and their families: Startup Visa, Express Entry, Provincial Nomination, or Global Talent Stream.  

We only work 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.

Are You Looking To Go Global? We Can Help.

We are always accepting new applications for our Maple Porgram. It is FREE to apply, so apply now to get more information..

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