Seminar ID


Date and time

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 13:00 EST see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

CICC 6 CPD hours
Expiry date: 19-4-2022

LSBC 6 CPD hours
Expiry date: 31-12-2022


Pace Law Firm300 The East Mall
M9B 6B7

Capacity: 18


Pantea Jafari will guide you through the often forgotten and misunderstood program for those clients who have great ideas and not so great funds. 

Start up Visa Program: A hidden gem?

    -    Objective of the Program

    -    Breakdown of eligibility

         o   What is a qualifying business?

         o   What does it mean to have an innovative business idea?

         o   What does it mean to have a globally competitive business idea?

         o   How do you get the support of a designated organization?

    -   Designated organizations

         o   Types of Designated Organizations and the

              -  Venture capital funds

              -  Angel investor group

              -  Business incubators

         o   Ways to approach them

               -  Directly

               -  Through an intermediary

        o     What they are looking for

              -  Targeted industries and sectors

              -  Targeted populations and countries of origin

              -  Educational or age preferences

          o   How to “pitch” your business idea

          o   What is a peer review?

          o   Listing and de-listing designated organizations

    -    Number of applicants

          o   The pros and cons of adding additional applicants

          o   Selecting the “essential” applicant

          o   Confidentiality concerns when multiple applicants

          o   Confidentiality concerns when applicants have dependents

    -    Application process

    -    Eligibility for a WP

    -    Is this a good option for your client?

         o   Assessing personal circumstances of the client

         o   Investigation immigration history

         o   Ensuring coherence of immigration attempts, whether temporary or permanent, as well as personal and professional goals



6 hours

regular fee - $ 180.00

No CPD - 50% discount





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