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Canada Start-Up Visa Business Plan

Canada’s Start-up Visa Program targets immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada that are innovative, can create jobs for Canadians and can compete on a global scale.

If you have an innovative and competitive business idea, you can try to get support for your idea from a designated organization to become eligible for the SUV program.

Start-Up Business Plan

Before you can apply for a Start-Up Visa, you need a business plan to pitch your idea to designated organizations for the Start-Up Visa program. A strong business plan is critical to ensure the designated organization is compelled to support your start-up business venture.

Business Plan Outline

A start-up business plan generally includes a few key components, such as a business overview, a sales and marketing plan, an operating plan, a human resources plan, an action plan, and a financial plan. The main categories included in a business plan are:

  • Executive Summary

  • Company Description

  • Mission Statement (Goals, Objectives, etc.)

  • Products and Services

  • Company Owners Profile

  • Company Management (including biographies)

  • Research & Development Plan

  • Commercialization Plan

  • Marketing Plan

  • Human Resource Plan (if applicable, if you need to hire people)

  • Investment Plan

  • Financial Plan (includes cash flow projections, profits & loss statement, payback period calculation)

  • Exit Plan (if applicable)

Start-Up Business Plan Template

Linked below are a few start-up business plan samples that you can use for reference for your application.

How to Qualify for the Start-Up Visa Program


Our Services

Calver and Associates is a leading provider of Canadian Immigration services in Durham Region. We serve clients in Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, and beyond. Our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant has over 10 years of experience in Canadian Immigration law and over four years of experience serving those in the Oshawa area.

We can provide assistance with applications for both temporary and permanent residency in Canada. We handle applications for study permits, permanent residency, family class sponsorship, visitor visas, work permits, and Canadian citizenship. We also handle criminal inadmissibility cases by developing remedies for refusal.

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Oct 26, 2023

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