Find Additional Resources

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 of these organizations, including us!

Airdrie Economic Development

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Phone: 403-948-8844

Business referral services, including meeting with prospective businesses. Information on City of Airdrie business licensing, land use zoning. Airdrie information and statistics. Learn more

Airdrie Chamber of Commerce

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Phone: 403-948-4412

Promotes, represents and enhances the interests of Airdrie's business community. Learn more

Airdrie Public Library

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Phone: 403-948-0600

Business resources including books, reference and research material, and databases.
Computers for public use and photocopying.
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Community Futures Centre West

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Phone: 403-932-5220, 1-877-603-2329

Business counseling and training.
Business loans (start-up or expansion capital).
Services for youth and entrepreneurs with disabilities.
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Rockyview Employment Services

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Phone: 403-948-9711

Guidance, resources and information for job-seekers and employers, including a job board. Learn more

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)

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Phone: 403-948-8529

Provides loans to farmers, agri-businesses and other small businesses. Learn more

Alberta Economic Development & Trade

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Alberta Economic Dashboard

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Compiles the Alberta’s most important economic indicators for businesses in one place and provides a quick snapshot of our current economic state and detailed information on each indicator. Learn more

Alberta Small Business Resources

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

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

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Phone: 1-800-713-3558

Business advising and skills development; financing; and networking opportunities. Learn more


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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

ATB Entrepreneur Centres

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Entrepreneur-focused branches of ATB financial located in Calgary and Edmonton. These unique branches surround entrepreneurs with specialized experts, and offer holistic personal and business banking services. They also provide business advice, workshops, and events. Learn more


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Phone: 1-888-463-6232

Financing, capital and consulting services to help create and grow small and medium-size enterprises. Learn more

The Business Link

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Phone: 1-800-272-9675

Information and learning opportunities for those starting or expanding a business including How To guides, an Interactive Business Planner, Ask an Expert program, resource library, webinars and more. Learn more

Canada Business Network

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


Connectica Logo

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

District Ventures

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This business accelerator is focused on the food and beverage, and wellness sectors. Program expertise includes: mentorship, access to capital, retail and distribution, sales and marketing, product market-fit, government resources, pitch refinement. Learn more


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Phone: 1-800-464-2923

Mentoring, financing and business resources for entrepreneurs ages 18-39. Learn more

Innovate Calgary

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Phone: 403-284-6400

Information, resources and support with disclosing an invention, starting a company, growing a company, finding financing. Provide opportunities for investors to invest in technology, or mentor a tech entrepreneur. Learn more

Startup Edmonton

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Go from idea to startup with Startup Edmonton. They support tech founders, startups, and growing companies through hands-on, program-based membership, and incubation/co-work space. Learn more

TEC Edmonton

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University of Alberta – Venture Mentoring Service

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The University of Alberta Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) supports student and alumni entrepreneurs who aspire to set up high-impact ventures in the region—both for-profit and non-profit. Learn more

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