Planet Hatch
Business Immigrant Essentials Accelerator.

An 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

Training

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
  • Business Modelling
  • Business Strategy
  • 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.

    Outcomes

    Participants will graduate from the program with:

  • Confidence to navigate Canadian business culture
  • Market research
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Positioning training
  • Product/ market verification
  • A comprehensive customer leads list
  • A Business Plan
  • A network of Canadian business professionals
  • 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 apply before January 24th, 2020.

    Successful applicants will pay a $500 participation fee.

    If you have any questions about the Business Immigrant Essentials Accelerator please contact our Program Coordinator hannahbelle.weaver@planethatch.com

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