Planet Hatch
Business Immigrant Essentials Accelerator.

A 5-week acceleration program that helps newcomer entrepreneurs start and scale their business fast with the essential skills and knowledge for Canadian entrepreneurship success.

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Benefits of joining the Business Immigrant Essentials Accelerator


The BIE Accelerator is a specialized 5 week program involving cohort-based learning, workshops with subject matter experts, and one-on-one business counselling.

Covering these key topics:

  • Culture, Communications, and Networking
  • Canadian Business Regulations
  • Canadian Business Standards and Best Practices
  • Landing, Integrating, and Next Steps
  • Funding

    BIE Accelerator participants are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 in funding to support their start-up related expenses. Funding is provided via the Impact Atlantic Fund in the form of an unsecured personal loan with interest rates at 5% annually. Participants must meet the eligibility requirements of the Impact Atlantic Fund prior to applying.


    Participants will graduate from the program with a newfound confidence to navigate Canadian business culture.

    Graduates will have the opportunity to leapfrog into another dynamic accelerator program offered by Planet Hatch.

    Eligible Candidates

  • Are newcomers to New Brunswick
  • Have a business idea that they want to pursue
  • Are committed to participating in workshops over the course of 5 weeks
  • To take advantage of this unique and dynamic learning opportunity and to jumpstart your business.

    If you have any questions about the Business Immigrant Essentials Accelerator please contact our Program Coordinator

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