Mountain View Corridor

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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 these organizations, including us!

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)

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

Phone: 1-877-899-2732

Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development

Services for businesses in the primary production and value-added areas of agriculture including feasibility studies, market analysis and financial analysis. Learn more

Phone: 403-310-3276

Alberta Innovates

Alberta Innovates is an economic development organization existing to help Alberta businesses grow in several strategic sectors. Support for innovation and technology in the identified sectors is intended to help diversify and develop the Alberta economy. Learn more

AlbertaIN

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

Phone: 403-270-2431

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Business advice and skills development; financing and networking opportunities Learn more

Phone: 1-800-713-3558

ATB Entrepreneur Centres

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

BDC

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

Phone: 1-888-463-6232

The Business Link

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

Phone: 1-800-272-9675

Canada Business Network

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

Central Alberta Access Prosperity

Access Prosperity is a comprehensive network and information resource that works with industry leaders, business experts and government bodies to facilitate growth, expansion and diversification. Access prosperity supports investment attraction in Central Alberta. Learn more

Central Alberta Economic Partnership

The Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP) stimulates economic growth through strategic regional partnerships by connecting members to tools, resources, training and people. Representing over 45 municipalities and organizations, CAEP is a collaborative approach to accelerate a sustainable and innovative economy in Central Alberta. Learn more

Community Futures Central Alberta

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

Phone: 1-888-343-2055

Connectica

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

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

Futurpreneur

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

Phone: 1-800-464-2923

Carstairs Chamber of Commerce

The Carstairs and Community Chamber of Commerce is an organization of local business people and community minded individuals. The Chamber strives to promote the economic well-being of Carstairs and the surrounding community. Membership fees are included in your Town of Carstairs business license. Learn more

Crossfield and District Chamber of Commerce

The Carstairs and Community Chamber of Commerce is an organization of local business people and community minded individuals. The Chamber strives to promote the economic well-being of Carstairs and the surrounding community. Membership fees are included in your Town of Carstairs business license. Learn more

Didsbury and District Chamber of Commerce

The Didsbury & District Chamber of Commerce is a community-based volunteer business organization, whose purpose is to support, promote, nurture, and educate for the improvement of our business community. Learn more

Sundre and District Chamber of Commerce

The Sundre and District Chamber of Commerce exists to promote business sustainability in the Sundre trade area. Network with about 140 other local member businesses. Learn more

Cremona / Water Valley District Chamber of Commerce

Cremona and Water Valley’s strongest assets are its friendly people, beautiful countryside and small village charm. Learn more

Olds & District Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is a non-profit organization made up of local businesses, professionals, and people of Olds. The Olds Chamber is about working together to build a strong economic base and growing commerce for our community. Learn more

The Olds Institute

The Olds Institute is a community economic development organization dedicated to the growth and sustainable development of Olds, Mountain View County & Region. OI facilitates collaboration and community investment. Learn more

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Regional Point of Contact

Mitch Thomson
Executive Director, Olds Institute
mthomson@oldsinstitute.com

Office: 403-556-1105

Cell: 403-559-4900