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The bustling West Coast city is one of the largest and most popular startup hubs in Canada. World-renowned startups like Hootsuite and Slack are both headquartered in Vancouver.
The report detailed some famous Vancouver success stories: In the early days, Slack's founders estimated the market for the software to be worth around $100 million, and they've already surpassed that number. in just 3 years — and is now one of the fastest growing business software of all time. Broadband.tv is also one of the largest video streaming sites in the world after Facebook and Google, while dating app Plenty of Fish was sold to Match.com for $575 million.
The strategic geographic location, proximity to major business hubs such as Seattle and Silicon Valley is another notable benefit, facilitating the vibrant flow of talent between cities to the West Coast.
Vancouver has attractive federal and provincial tax policies, a large concentration of skilled and talented workers from around the world, and a mild and pleasant year-round climate. It's no surprise that companies like Amazon and Microsoft both set up offices in the city, and many more will write their success stories in Vancouver, too.
Not only economically vibrant, Vancouver is also favored by its beautiful landscape (located between the mountains and the Pacific Ocean), making it a dream destination for many entrepreneurs and families when start-up in Canada.
Home to 230 different nationalities and with a population of over 6.2 million, Toronto has been recognized as one of the most multicultural cities in the world. This creates a wonderfully diverse population that is attractive and offers many important advantages for start-ups in Canada. The vibrant and positive immigrant spirit combined with bustling business activities is the highlight of Toronto's cultural mix.
Toronto is Canada's largest city and serves as Canada's center of technology, commerce, industry, and finance. As the “home” of thousands of startups, large and small, Toronto has emerged as an iconic city for entrepreneurs of all types.
The Waterloo region (which includes the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo), with a population of about 600,000, is located 60 miles west of Toronto. In contrast to its small population, Waterloo is home to over 1,000 new startups, making it the region with the highest startup density of any region globally outside of Silicon Valley.
Waterloo owns a significant portion of Canada's tech talent. Similar to San Francisco and the Bay Area, Toronto and Waterloo together form a start-up area in Canada with great potential for growth. As a result, the Toronto and Waterloo area is often referred to as the "Silicon Valley of North America".
The University of Waterloo provides a backbone for startup ecosystems looking to attract new talent.
Edmonton gathers leading companies in Canada in a number of industries such as biotechnology, digital media and oil and gas. Edmonton also has prestigious provincial Business Incubators that are ready to provide support packages for entrepreneurs.
Edmonton also has a number of high-quality universities and colleges that are constantly adding more skilled employees to the job market.
Calgary is Canada's third largest city by population with over 1 million inhabitants and is well known as a hub for startups and energy-related businesses.
Business Incubators in Calgary provide entrepreneurs with the support they need and a wide selection of shared office services, bringing together many potential businesses.
In recent years, iCanfield Group and a team of dedicated and professional lawyers and experts have accompanied many Vietnamese entrepreneurs to start-up ideas in Canada. Specifically, iCanfield supports drafting a business plan, doing market research, applying for funding from government-designated organizations and submitting an immigration application through the Start Up Visa program. .
With nearly 10 years of experience, iCanfield has helped many clients settle in Canada with a success rate of up to 95%. Proud to be the most prestigious immigration service company in Vietnam, more and more customers trust iCanfield on their journey to settle down and set up a business abroad.
Contact iCanfield Vietnam immediately for advice on suitable start-up Visa packages in Canada with a full service from support in drafting ideas / startup plans to submitting Canadian immigration documents for the whole family.
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