Take Your Tech Startup to Canada

  • 01 March 2022
  • 15:00 - 17:00
  • Hub71, Room 15G


Registration is closed

The Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi is pleased to support Launch for an interactive information session on "Take Your Tech Startup to Canada".

--- Limited spots only ---

Is your company interested in expanding your business outside of UAE but have been unsure of the best next steps or alternative options? We want to help founders to understand how to best position themselves for success in Canada given the challenges around immigration into Canada.

This webinar is for:

  • Founders/entrepreneurs who’ve shown interest in the Canadian Startup Visa program
  • Founders/entrepreneurs who’ve shown interest in immigration opportunities in Canada

Join us on 1 March 2022 as Launch discuss how they can fast-track your global growth goals to gain a competitive edge in doing business in Canada.

Why Attend?

On 1 March 2022, Launch will be giving an overview of the tech industry in Canada, and covering options that tech founders, co-founders, and entrepreneurs have in regards to immigrating to Canada, helping to stabilize the visa uncertainty that startup founders and even their families can face. Learn strategies about how to navigate Canada’s immigration programs, specifically the Start-up Visa. Understand the advantages of doing business in Canada and how combining top talent, market access and a friendly tax environment will springboard your company for growth.

Hear from serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in both the entertainment and technology sectors, Ray Walia, as he explains the benefits of having a dedicated support systems and team of highly-skilled staff while going through the Canadian Start-up Visa Program.


Ray Walia is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in both the entertainment and technology sectors. Ray founded Launch Ventures which owns and operates a network of proprietary accelerators, innovation labs, and investment funds. The most prominent incubator is Launch Academy, Western Canada’s leading entrepreneurship facility, which has worked with more than 6000 entrepreneurs of which 300 have grown their startups to Seed and Series A stage and raised over $1.2 Billion in funding. Launch Academy is a designated provider for the Canadian Startup Visa Program. Ray has invested in over 30+ startups either personally or through his funds and was named Entrepreneur Mentor of the Year for 2014 and 2015, BIV Top Forty Under 40, G20 Young Entrepreneur, BC Tech Person of The Year Finalist 2018, and one of 500 Most Influential Business Leaders in British Columbia for 2021.

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    • Complimentary for CBC members and Non-CBC members

    Special instructions to attend the event:

    • Attendees must have a green Al Hosn app.
    • Please adhere to all the precautionary measures and SOP's set by the government such as wearing masks, social distancing, etc.