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Canada's FIRST Start-Up Visa Summit 

A showcase of selected highly innovative international start-ups seeking to expand into the North American market.

About the Summit

The Start-Up Visa Program is a Federal government-led initiative that offers the opportunity for early-stage companies and their management to relocate to Canada to support their North American plans.

Keiretsu Forum Canada is a designated organization for the program to provide Letters of support for qualifying companies. Its members have supported and funded over 100 new-to-Canada companies with high growth potential, making it one of the Start-Up Visa Program's most active Angel Investor organizations!

 

Canada's FIRST Start-Up Visa Summit, co-sponsored by Keiretsu Forum Canada, KPMG, and RBC, will showcase selected international start-ups seeking to expand into the North American market to Angel Investors, industry partners, government stakeholders, and economic development representatives.

It will also highlight some of the innovative companies that are already operating in Canada from industries such as Cyber Security, Information Technology, Medical Software, Fintech and Consumer Goods.

Speakers

Meet Our 2023 Speakers

FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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Marc Pepin

Trade Commissioner,

Global Affairs Canada 

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Zohra Jaffer

Senior Manager,

Canadian Immigration Law, KPMG

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Hon. Sean Fraser

Minister of Immigration 

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Janet Da Silva

President & CEO,

Toronto Region Board of Trade

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Claudio Rojas

CEO,

National Angel Capital Organization

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Michael J. Dearden

Co-founder & Partner,

Roseview Global Incubator 

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Jennifer Renda

Partner,

Kanata Ventures

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Ozan Isinak

President,

Keiretsu Forum Canada

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Neil Weitzman

CEO & Co-Founder,

PORCH

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John Rikhtegar

VP Growth Capital,

RBCx

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Jon Worren

VP, Strategy & Enablement,

World Trade Center Toronto

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Amanda Filipe

Director,

National Angel Capital Organization

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Graeme Black

Partner,

KPMG Canada

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Kevin Sterling

President (Toronto Chapter),

Keiretsu Forum Canada

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Ben Hum

President (York Region Chapter),

Keiretsu Forum Canada

Meet Our 2023 Entrepreneurs

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Maria Julia Perez Egana 

CEO,  GreenSun Foods

Peru

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Manh Hung Dang

CEO, Cognito

 

Vietnam

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Manish Saggar

CEO, Brismek

 

India

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Raj Krishnan

CEO, Authentisure

 

India

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Rumjhum Gupta

Head of Relations, UhealT

India

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Hai An Bui

CTO, Cognito

Vietnam

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Mandip Kanjiya

CTO, Vite

India

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Kaushik Ray

CEO, UhealT

India

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Rabiul Islam

CEO & Managing Director, TechForing

 

Bangladesh

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Chanderkant Sharma

COO, Brismek

India

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Bulent Onsoy

CTO, WAMO

Turkey

SUV SHOWCASE

Start-Up Visa Company Showcase

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Green Sun Foods Inc.
Lima, Peru

Green Sun Foods is a company of healthy snacks made by organic Peruvian Chocolate. They offer products inspired by the market's need for real, delicious and healthy snacks with innovative combinations of delicious superfoods mixed with dark premium Peruvian Cacao. At Green Sun Foods, they believe in their roots and know that Peruvian cacao have high potential and recognition worldwide. Their cacao is ranked among the best in the world and it’s known for its fine and aromatic flavor in the premium chocolate market.

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LEADING IN THE INDUSTRY

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