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Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some these organizations, including us!

Calgary Economic Development

Alberta Small Business Resources

Alberta Small Business Resources includes a directory of funding resources for new and established businesses. Learn more


AlbertaIN is a community driven, community owned directory tool to help Alberta's innovators and entrepreneurs quickly identify the most suitable service provider to meet their business needs. Learn more

Ask a small business advisor

Small business advisors provide free advice to small businesses and entrepreneurs navigating provincial regulations and business support programs. Learn more


Bizpal provides you with information about the permits and licences that may be required to start and grow your business. Learn more

Building Permit application statistics

Data from the City of Calgary on Building Permit application statistics. Learn more

Business Development Bank of Canada

BDC offer business loans and consulting services to help Canadian businesses grow. Through our subsidiary—BDC Capital, we also offer a full spectrum of specialized financing. Learn more

Business Link

Business Link is Alberta's entrepreneurial hub. We are a non-profit organization that helps Alberta entrepreneurs start their own businesses. Learn more

Canada Business Network

Canada Business Network provides a comprehensive list of government and private sector sources of financing. Learn more

Canada Revenue Agency

Useful information from the CRA for Small businesses and self-employed individuals. Learn more

Capital Ideas

Capital Ideas is about business owners helping business owners by sharing what they know in the Calgary Herald FP section and at live events. Learn more


Connectica is a free service that helps users connect with Alberta's ever-expanding research and innovation network. It is the perfect place to find programs, services, facilities or events. Learn more


Futurpreneur is a non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Learn more

Registering a business

Find out who can register your corporation or business name and where. Learn more

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