Where are you on your entrepreneurial journey?
Find helpful resources, offerings, community support and partners that fit you.
Ideating: You have entrepreneurial ambition and/or a potential scalable product or service idea for a big enough target market.
Concepting: You are defining vision and mission with initial strategy and key milestones for the next few years.
Committing: You have a committed, skills balanced co-founding team with shared vision, values and attitude.
Validating: You are iterating and testing assumptions for your solution, demonstrating initial user growth and/or revenue.
Scale Up for Growth
Scaling: Your focus is on KPI based measurable growth in users, customers and revenues and/or market traction and market share in a big or fast growing target market.
Establishing: You've achieved great growth that can be expected to continue.
The innovation community is designed to guide entrepreneurs at different stages of their journey, from formation to validation to growth. Learn more about this community of passionate professionals who are supporting that journey and maximizing the success of each entrepreneur.
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.
Programs & events
We love founders and we believe that helping you build a strong foundation as an entrepreneur is key in helping you accelerate the success of your startup. Our programs are vetted by one question, “is it founder friendly?” This ensures we always deliver content and help based on your best interests.
PROPEL Energy Tech ForumFebruary 19-20, 2020
PROPEL is the annual Energy Technology Venture Forum that brings together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established energy technology companies. Technology adoption is critical to the long-term viability and stewardship of global energy resources – now more than ever. The driving sources of energy are changing as we move from a hydrocarbon fuel focus toward renewables. Calgary is at the forefront of this revolution, standing as the key setting for fostering, commercializing, and integrating new energy technologies. PROPEL Energy Tech and its global industry partners are seizing this leadership opportunity, and have created the platform for building the energy industry of the future – and you won’t want to miss it.
Pixels and Pints MeetupDecember 5, 2019
This meetup is hosted by Pixels and Pints. For nine years, Calgary's best and brightest in tech and digital design have been meeting for drinks. Sometimes there's cake.
Business Model Canvas 101December 2, 2019
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