Business Resources

Did you know that Alberta leads the country in small business creation?

Business Link is Alberta’s entrepreneurial hub. They are a nonprofit organization that helps people navigate the steps toward starting their own businesses. Business link also offers specialized services for Indigenous and Immigrant Entrepreneneurs.

The ATB Entrepreneur Centres offers one-on-one, in-person advice to help you start, learn more about, and grow your business.  

Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. An extensive network of international and local contacts supports foreign investors.

Alberta Innovates a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the challenges facing Albertans.

The Government of Alberta’s Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established businesses.

The Canada Business Network and the Aboriginal Business Development Services program provide information to start, manage and grow business specifically for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) provides programs and services to women at all stages of business.

Crowdfunding — collecting financial contributions from strangers - may not work for every venture, but it can be a way to test and validate your ideas and promote your business.  Learn more at the Canada Business Network.

TEC Edmonton - a joint venture between the University of Alberta and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) - is a business accelerator helping to transform technologies into business opportunities.

The Co-op Creator assists entrepreneurs interested in starting or building a co-operative buisness.