Business Resources

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

Thinking of starting a business, need financing or information about marketing your idea? Find answers to your questions at Business Link, Alberta's Business Information Centre.  Business link also offers the Immigrant Entrepreneur Program to meet the unique needs of new Canadians starting a small business in Alberta.

Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. An extensive network of international and local contacts provides a centralized, coordinated service to support foreign investors.

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

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

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 unique programs and services to women at all stages of business.

Crowdfunding — collecting financial contributions from many 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.