Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Build your dream in Fredericton. Take the first step toward starting a business in, or moving your business to Fredericton, New Bruswick.

Entrepreneurial Programs & Services

Fredericton is home to an award-winning business-support ecosystem designed to help immigrant entrepreneurs settle, start up, grow and succeed. Here are some of the programs and services available.

The Hive Incubator

The Hive Incubator offers resources, guidance, work spaces and more for immigrant entrepreneurs wishing to start and grow their business here.

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Business Immigrant Mentorship Program

This six-month program helps immigrant entrepreneurs integrate into the Fredericton business community through classes and mentorship.

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Succession Connect

Succession Connect brings together current New Brunswick owners looking to sell their businesses and new Canadian investors.

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Planet Hatch

A key part of the province’s entrepreneurial support ecosystem, Planet Hatch provides resources for businesses to get started and grow.

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Ignite Fredericton

As the city’s economic development catalyst agency, Ignite Fredericton offers the support businesses need to start, grow and locate in Fredericton.

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Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

Many businesses are members of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, which provides a network and supports the business community.

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BioNB

BioNB aids the province’s bio-sector by providing support to early-stage companies, the research community and government stakeholders.

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Opportunities NB

Opportunities NB fuels economic growth by connecting local and global businesses to the range of advantages New Brunswick offers.

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New Brunswick Innovation Foundation

The New Brunswick Innovation Foundation supports entrepreneurship in the province through investment in research and innovation.

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Immigration Streams for Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur looking to immigrate to Fredericton? This capital city offers a variety of immigration steams. Learn more about each program and find out which one is the best fit for you.

New Brunswick Provincial Nominee (NBPNP) Entrepreneurial Stream

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Start-up Visa

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New Brunswick Provincial Nominee (NBPNP) Post-graduation Entrepreneurial Stream

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Useful Resources for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Thinking about starting a business or moving your business to Fredericton? Beyond programs and services that we have built specifically for immigrant entrepreneurs, Fredericton is equipped with many useful resources that will help make everything easy for you.

Business Environment & Expectations Guide

Learn about New Brunswick government, economy, infrastructure, business culture and business relationship expectations.

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Business Ideas & Model Guide

Choose or create the right business for you and for your target market. Learn about how to create good business ideas, forms of business and business models.

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Planning Your Business Guide

Planning is key. Make sure you plan to move or build your new business in New Brunswick the right way. This guide will show you how to plan for success and evaluate your business.

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Start, grow & locate your business in Fredericton

Awarded lowest cost for business operations by KPMG, Fredericton is perfect for businesses of all sizes. Hear why these entrepreneurs have chosen Fredericton.

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