Incubator offers curriculum around all things social enterprise. Participants will write a business plan, discuss key operational considerations, and have important conversations around the ways in which businesses can contribute to building a resilient local economy and reducing poverty.Read More
Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest high-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community.
Since its inception in 1997, Banff Venture Forum has realized an order of magnitude scale of growth in all respects, with last year’s Forum hosting in excess of 40 venture capital firms, 50+ presenting companies and 350 delegates.Read More
A team of experts helping small businesses and entrepreneurs grow
With more than 30 years of experience in Western Canada, Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI) is a successful business incubator that helps existing small businesses and entrepreneurs with their growth strategy. Through their business programs, Waypoint Services and co-working space headquartered in St. Albert, Alberta, NABI is an indispensable scale-up facilitator for small businesses on the brink of major growth.Read More
eHUB is the University of Alberta’s entrepreneurship centre. Offering resources, networking opportunities, and funding, eHUB offers members the unique opportunity to explore ideas that will transform into projects, initiatives and ventures. Once a student or student-team formally joins eHUB, they gain access to a vibrant entrepreneurial community at the University of Alberta. The space, located at 9007 HUB Mall, is ideal for prospective entrepreneurs to work, collaborate, and connect with others.
NACO is the National Community for Angels, Incubators, and Accelerators. We foster investment in early-stage companies to facilitate growth and success across Canada.
The National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) helps turn good ideas into great businesses. As the only national industry association comprised of 45 regional Angel investment groups, and 40 Accelerators and Incubators, NACO enables collaboration, partnership opportunities and faster access to Canada’s investment ecosystem.Read More
TEC Edmonton is a business accelerator that helps emerging technology companies grow successfully. We help our clients get funding, grow as entrepreneurs, scale their business and protect their intellectual property.
As a joint venture of the University of Alberta and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, TEC Edmonton operates the Edmonton region’s largest health-technology accelerator and manages the commercialization of University of Alberta technologies.Read More
The Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking was created in 2017 with a generous endowment from the Hunter Family Foundation as an interdisciplinary nucleus for activities that will support entrepreneurial student experiences, enable faculty to lead in innovation, and expand a growing community of entrepreneurial and innovative thinkers.
It includes a dedicated space on campus (a collision space) where students, faculty, and staff can gain and share knowledge, build networks, and turn ideas into practical solutions that can benefit society.
Valhalla Angels is an investor only membership group committed to supporting the startup ecosystem through early stage angel investing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and across the globe.Read More
The Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) is a Global business network of 14,000+ leading entrepreneurs in 193 chapters and 60 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables business owners to learn from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life.Read More
The Creative Destruction Lab is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science and technology-based companies. The program employs an objectives-based mentoring process with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation.Read More
150 Startups is a multi-year Alberta-wide initiative designed to build a more resilient economy and expand Alberta’s entrepreneurial capacity by creating more first-time Entrepreneurs at all 26 of Alberta’s publicly funded colleges, universities and polytechnics.Read More
ATB X is the place to grow your business—because no one succeeds alone.
ATB X is the first crowdsourced, growth-focused program delivered by businesses, for businesses, through experts, connections and community.
You choose what you need to level up your business and we introduce you to the Xperts—entrepreneurs, business owners and community partners—who know from experience how to run a business. They’ll share their wins, failures, tips and tools so you can grow your business faster through mentorship and weekly working sessions.Read More
Twice a year we open our doors to innovative Canadian companies in the food and beverage, and health and wellness industries. Our program provides extensive expertise for entrepreneurs to learn how to grow and scale their businesses. As a not-for-profit organization, we create an ecosystem of likeminded individuals and industry leaders who are providing coaching, mentorship and ongoing support to our cohort members, as a way to give back to the community. Our vision is to support Canadian economic growth by helping unique and innovative companies reach their fullest potential, locally and globally.Read More
We're working to make Calgary a global hub for startups and innovation and, whether you're looking for mentorship, advice or space to work on your startup, our efforts are focused on providing you with the right guidance to fit your current place in the startup journey.Read More
We provide hands-on strategic and tactical guidance for startups looking to drive market validation and customer acquisition, as well as access to investors, corporate partners, and advisors.
We offer an innovation consulting practice that lets corporate clients explore and embrace new ideas and technologies alongside leading-edge startups.Read More
Since 2009, Startup Edmonton has brought together entrepreneurs, developers, students, mentors and investors to transform ideas into some of Canada’s most exciting and successful startup and scaling companies.
Through mentorship and practical advice, workshops and workspaces, and a vibrant community of member and alumni companies, Startup Edmonton supports entrepreneurs build and grow tech‑enabled products and companies.
Startup Edmonton hosts more than 280 community-driven events, workshops, meetups, conferences, forums and parties each year.Read More
Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling women to build successful businesses. AWE provides unique programs and services to women at all stages of business through advising, financing, mentoring, and network development.Read More
The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is built on passion — shared by our students, faculty and staff — to shape new worlds as entrepreneurs, leaders and community builders.Read More