Toronto-Waterloo region giving greater access to Pakistani start-ups and entrepreneurs. Often referred to as the Silicon Valley of the North and home to thousands of tech start-ups and international companies. According to a new visa programme offered by the Canadian government.
The Canadian government is open to providing a 52-week work permit or permanent residency to Pakistani tech start-ups. The mega event – Momentum Pakistan 2018 – is bringing the digital world’s giants like Facebook, Amazon Web Services, IBM, Microsoft. And several others to Karachi on February 19 and 20 where their representatives will engage in mentoring and support Pakistani entrepreneurs and start-ups professionally and financially.
With international tech companies reaching out to Pakistani start-ups. The Canadian government’s visa programme seems like a boon for the start-ups to develop brand. And build their businesses in international markets.
Jafri said Pakistani start-ups could keep their operations in Pakistan. While the visa would facilitate them in working under Canadian entrepreneurial-friendly systems.