250k+ immigrants relocate to Canada every year. 40% of small businesses in Toronto are owned by immigrants.

12% of immigrant-owned businesses export to markets beyond the U.S. compared to 7% owned by non-immigrants.

Profit growth for these businesses averaged  21% annually, while profits of non-immigrant exporters declined by 2%.

Ontario and Quebec have the largest share of export businesses owned by recent immigrants.

Source: Conference Board of Canada


Canadian immigrants are some of the most brilliant minds in the game, creating phenomenal business ideas which have the potential to become the next big thing. Unfortunately, most of those ideas do not see the light of day. At Valu Ventures, we accept the challenge with open arms. We take you on the fast lane to get your ideas ready for the grueling world of real business. We can not promise to make your idea the next big thing, but we can certainly make it the next best thing.

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We are a community of entrepreneurs who care about value—both financial and moral. As a social enterprise, we provide immigrant entrepreneurs in Canada with resources, advisors, investors, strategic partners and clients to make their businesses profitable revenue generators and active contributors to the progress of the diverse communities they operate in.

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Robert Herjavec

An immigrant success story

Robert believes in constant forward hyper momentum. In his words, “The minute you think you’re successful, is the beginning of the end.”

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At the basic level, we provide clients a free one-year membership that includes access to online resources, mailing list, research material and  open-enrollment events. Memberships can be purchased for subsequent year or the client can apply for one of the other two streams.

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For business ideas at nascent pre-revenue stage, we provide business incubation, market research and business planning, expert advice on setting up the company and commercializing the product, marketing and distribution and connection with investors for seed funding.

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You have done the hard work. It is time now to take your business to the next level.

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If you’re an early-stage startup that bootstrapped to launch the business and are now looking to expand your production and distribution, we can provide you connections with prospective investors and VC firms to help you raise capital and accelerate business growth.

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    If we find your idea as exciting as you think it is, we’ll call you to set up a meeting.

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    If we decide to admit you to one of our programs, we will send you an offer with details of the next steps.

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