Validate Your Business Idea
Successful startups begin by finding a problem to solve, customers who have a pain point who are willing to pay for their solution, or better yet – both.
Join local founders and startup enthusiasts at Startup Drinks the last Wednesday of every month, to vet your idea and get honest feedback.
Learn how to validate your assumptions to land your first paying customer
Book a 30 minute coffee (on us!) with Calgary Economic Development’s Director of Ecosystem & Export Development, Kari Gordon, Startup Calgary’s Business Development Advisor, Andrew Browne, or Calgary Economic Development’s Ecosystem & Export Development Coordinator, Shona Reilly.
Rainforest Alberta is working to improve the ease of innovation in the province.
Want to practice your pitch in front of a group of fellow entrepreneurs, innovators and community members in a casual setting? Whether you are looking for a technical co-founder or just want to share your idea, join us for Startup Drinks & Pitches.
We invite Chiefs,and Delegates, Leaders, Post Secondary Institutes, Directors from all sectors, Outdoor Learning experts, Artists, Entrepreneurs, Youth, and Elders to join us.
Your exclusive chance to meet upcoming Lighthouse Labs graduates and start your interview process.
Join Carey Houston, Founder & CEO of 321 Growth Academy to learn How to Build Your Sales Pipeline
Want to gain a better understanding of your value proposition and customer discovery process? Join us for our introductory Business Model Canvas workshop.
Book a 30 minute coffee (on us!) with with Katie Findlay, Manager, Ecosystem and Export Development at Calgary Economic Development or Danielle Torrie, Communications Coordinator at Startup Calgary.
Thinking about launching a startup? Find out what’s happening in Calgary’s startup community and how other founders are navigating it. Every few weeks, we send out a question to our community members to find out what they think about startup stuff. Here is what we learned in 2018!
The BDC Capital Women in Technology (WIT) Fund is one of the world’s largest venture capital funds dedicated to investing in women-led technology companies.
In response to the current economic environment the City of Calgary established the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund as a tool to attract and support transformative investments in the city.
The Alberta Entrepreneurship Incubator Internship is designed to develop and support early-stage entrepreneurs through experiential hands-on learning with an experienced mentor within an established SME, while they continue to build their own business venture.
The Calgary Innovation Coalition (CIC) is a collective of 17 organizations who support entrepreneurs with ideas for highly scalable technology-enabled startups.
The Climate Change Innovation And Technology Framework (CCITF) was developed to achieve the goals of Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan through innovation and technology.