Launch your company in Canada.

Immigrate as a Permanent Canadian Resident.

Canada is the Right Home for Your Start-up.

Utilize Canada's strong history in innovation and technology.

We have partnered with service partners to give you tools to ensure that your foundation is set for you to enter the North American Market:

Multicultural Country

We want to ensure you that your move will be a smooth one for your entire family, and part of our program includes introducing you to family services such as: housing, insurance, childcare, and banking. 

We don't just want to be the place where you work, but a place you can call home.

Canada is the Right Home for Your Family.

Best healthcare systems

Strong education system

Experience Beautiful BC

Heart of downtown Vancouver's tech sector

The hardest thing about entering a new market is not knowing who to talk to. With us, you will get to build a network that will help bring your business to the next level.

Resources to achieve your goals

Launch Academy is Where You Belong.

Entrepreneurs who understand your challenges and needs

Launch Academy has built relationships with some of the top technology companies around the world. Our portfolio companies benefit through direct relationships, exclusive perks and benefits, and preferential services.

What You Bring

While anyone can apply to the Start-up Visa Program, we are specifically looking to work with Artificial Intelligence, VR/AR/MR, Blockchain, Financial Services, Data Science, Quantum Computing, Health Tech, and Cyber Security companies.


  1. Minimum Level 5 of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) in English by the time you apply for your permanent residency 
  2. Each applicant must individually hold at least 10% of the company's voting rights and applicants altogether hold at least 50% of the company's voting rights
  3. At least one applicant has control over the intellectual property of the business 
  4. The necessary funds to sustain its runway after the fees from the Launch Academy Programs
  5. Minimum necessary income to sustain you and your family

Note: We are currently only recommending companies with a pre-existing relationship with Launch Academy. These relationships are built on our programs such as Maple, LEAP International, and Full Access Memberships.

From Our Alumni

"From the moment I landed, I was instantly connected to a wealth of contacts both personally and professionally. I’ve been amazed with the open and welcome atmosphere Launch Academy has created; everybody I’ve met through them has been immensely helpful".

- Bosko Milosavljevic, Co-Founder of Keeprop

Launch Academy is an early-stage tech incubator that provides entrepreneurs with mentorship resources, network and environment necessary to launch, fund and grow their start-ups. We want to help you become the next big thing.

We are a diverse team with backgrounds from different parts of the world, so we understand the challenge of 'making it' in a new country. We're here to work with you as a landing pad into Canada and the North American market.

Who We Are