Learn About Business Incubators and Accelerators

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Entrepreneurs should know about business incubators and accelerators and their services. If you are starting an innovative company, or if you know someone who is, here is a bit of background information to help you get started. For local business promoters we also have a bit of an in-depth assessment of the ins and outs of these kinds of business support programs.

 Economic Profile of Alberta

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Alberta, a province known for its abundant natural resources and economic dynamism, presents a multifaceted economic profile with various urban and rural opportunities and challenges.  Key Industries 1. Energy Sector:    – The cornerstone of Alberta’s economy, the energy sector encompasses oil and gas extraction, refining, and distribution. The province’s vast oil sands and natural … Read more

Economic Profile for the City of Calgary

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Economic Overview: Calgary, known as the economic heart of Alberta, boasts a diverse and resilient economy. Historically rooted in the energy sector and agriculture, the city has strategically diversified, incorporating industries such as finance, technology, and creative arts.  Key Industries: 1. Energy Sector: Calgary remains a major global energy hub, with a concentration of oil … Read more

Edmonton Economic Profile

 Economic Overview: Edmonton, as the capital city of Alberta, Canada, serves as a key economic hub within the province. With a population over one million citizens, is economy is diverse, with sectors such as energy, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, education, and retail playing significant roles. Surrounded by several satellite cities, Edmonton serves as an economic hub … Read more

A Typical Local Economic Development Website

Wayfinders believes that small businesses and community organizations will benefit from a constructive and supportive business environment. This can be supplemented with a well-designed and constructed web presence. Similar sites can be created for business and industry associations. To create a comprehensive local or regional economic development web presence at Wayfinders Business Co-operative, consider the … Read more