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Guide to the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem


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.

Get to know our local friends

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Alberta Innovation Corridor

Alberta's two Big Cities are Harnessing Innovation to Drive Provincial Prosperity

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Calgary Innovation Coalition

The CIC is a group of 18 organizations within Calgary that support the advancement of innovation-driven entrepreneurship. Together the CIC creates a single vision regarding the priorities of Calgary's innovation community.

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Discover. Connect. Innovate. Connectica is Alberta's web portal connecting innovators to funding, programs, services and more.

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Creative Destruction Lab - Rockies

A seed-stage program for massively scalable, science and technology-based companies. 

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Rainforest Alberta

The Rainforest is an informal organization who works to improve Alberta's innovation ecosystem.

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Start Alberta

Everything you need to know about Alberta's startup community! Jobs, organizations, investors, VC firms, events and more.

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Startup Calgary

On a mission to activate startups, connect founders and grow the local startup ecosystem in YYC.