Planet Hatch
Business Immigrant Essentials Program.

This program enriches the social and economic development and cultural diversity by integrating immigrants into the local business community.

Apply Now

How can the Business Immigrant Essentials Program help your company?


Starting the week of Sept. 30th the program will be delivered through a 12 week cohort-based program with intensive bootcamp training sessions, one-on-one dedicated business counselling, and cohort group mentorship.

Covering these key topics:

  • Value Proposition Canvas & Customer Profiling
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Market Sizing / Research & Market Intelligence
  • Lead Generation and Market Intelligence
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Financial and Taxation Clinics
  • Legal Clinics
  • Positioning Training
  • Business Plan Development
  • Funding

    BIE Program participants are eligible to access up to $25,000 in funding to support 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 will graduate from the program with:

  • Understanding of Canadian Business Culture
  • Market research
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Positioning training
  • Product/ market verification
  • Customer leads list ready to be qualified
  • Business Plan
  • A network of subject matter experts to help your business thrive
  • Eligible Candidates

    Eligible Candidates:

  • Are newcomers to New Brunswick
  • Are committed to undertake rigorous training
  • Have a business idea that they want to pursue
  • Take advantage of this success-driven learning opportunities.

    Apply before Sept. 25. Successful applicants will pay a $200 participation fee.

    If you have any questions about the qualifications for this program please feel free to contact our Program Coordinator

    Apply Now