Service Provider Directory
Settlement Investment CorporationEdmonton, AB - 1-800-661-9902 Settlement Investment Corporation
SIC serves the business community of the eight Metis Settlements in Alberta through the following practices: promoting developmental, business-driven economic development in the settlements; enabling access to capital by providing diverse, tailored, developmental debt financing; building the management capacity and business skills of its clients by providing necessary business planning, mentoring and management support services; and establishing partnerships and relationships with other Aboriginal, public and private sector partners.
SMARTStartAirdrie, AB - 403-948-8844 SMARTStart
The SMARTstart program is designed to increase the chance of a new business surviving those first crucial years. SMARTstart provides online training, seminars, and mentorship to entrepreneurs who are in the process of starting a business or have a business that is less than 3 years old. The eight month program builds on the efficiency of online training (anytime, anywhere), includes a personal connection through small group sessions and matches entrepreneurs up with a local business mentor.
Social Enterprise FundEdmonton, AB - 780-756-0660 Social Enterprise Fund
The Social Enterprise Fund was established to provide financial support in the form of loans to organizations in Edmonton that are launching or growing a social enterprise. They now lend across the province of Alberta, to clients with any corporate structure.
Society of Graphic Designers of CanadaOttawa, ON - 1-877-496-4453 Society of Graphic Designers of Canada
GDC is Canada’s national certification body for graphic and communication designers, establishing professional standards and actively regulating professional conduct. GDC is a member-based organization of design professionals, educators, administrators, students and affiliates in communications, marketing, media and design-related fields. Their members come together to advance the profession, grow professionally, mentor each other, show off their work, and enjoy the camaraderie.
StartUp CalgaryStartUp Calgary
Startup Calgary is an entrepreneur-led, volunteer-driven grassroots movement with the mission to activate startups, connect founders and grow the local startup ecosystem. They do this by partnering with the best resources, both in and out of Calgary, to run events and programs.