We recently talked with Stuart Browne, CEO of PYCAP Venture Partners about 10X technology companies in Canada.
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Shopify Founder & CEO, Tobias Lutke said Canada is increasingly being viewed as a “brilliant place” to build technology companies. At the writing of this note, Shopify's market capitalization was over CAD $261 billion with a share price of CAD $2,087.99 making it the largest company in Canada by market cap - even bigger than Royal Bank of Canada. We learned that PYCAP is registered by the Canadian Federal Government as a Designated Entity for the Startup Visa Program.
As a Designated Entity, PYCAP can facilitate Canadian immigration for foreign entrepreneurs by providing a game changing incubation program for entrepreneurs to launch their business in Canada, raise capital, and expand throughout North America.
The Shopify Founder & CEO is a stellar example of an immigrant-Canadian who has built Canada's biggest technology success story, to date.
Canada has an international reputation of welcoming immigrants. More than one in five Canadians are foreign-born and roughly 60 per cent of new arrivals came under the federal government’s economic-admission category, according to the 2016 Census conducted by Statistics Canada.
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