Newcomer Startup Program

About the program

Entrepreneurship Connections® helps newcomers who plan to start a business in Canada. If you have owned or operated a business outside Canada, or would like to launch one here, this innovative and informative program will assist you with setting up a successful small business in the Canadian market.

Since 2018 Entrepreneurship Connections® partnering with S.U.C.C.E.S.S. to help newcomer immigrants in Vancouver for starting a business. In 2019 Vancouver cohort is scheduled from February 26 – March 15, 2019.

Program Benefits

  • Support to develop your business plan
  • Receive techniques to pitch your business to different target groups
  • Strengthen your understanding of Canadian business with workshops on: marketing, market research, sales, cash flow, taxation and human resources
  • Learn about financing options and government resources for small business
  • Learn about the legal aspects of starting your business in Canada
  • Work with established entrepreneurs and business professionals as mentors
  • Participate in ACCES award winning Speed Mentoring® event

Eligibility to join this program

Permanent Residents, Protected Persons or Live-in Caregivers and English proficiency CLB 5.

To join the program, attendance at an information session is required

Information Session Locations for 2019 Cohort

January 29th, 2019 – 6pm-8pm
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Richmond Office at Storeys
8111 Granville Ave, Level 1, Atrium Richmond, BC
Registration online for Richmond location info session:

January 30th, 2019 – 10am-12pm
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Head Office
28 W Pender St., Level 1, Choi Hall, Vancouver, BC
Registration online for Vancouver location info session:

For more information and registration contact:

Ehtesham Azad, Program Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (604) 408-7274 ext. 1081