About Start Alberta

Start Alberta creates a one-stop-shop for Alberta tech companies and innovators to connect to investment, programming and resources. Start Alberta fills a void within the Alberta ecosystem, as a free and open-source central deal-flow directory for entrepreneurs, investors and external stakeholders to connect with each other and find investment.

Start Alberta is managed by a consortium of ecosystem partners: Venture Capital Association of Alberta, Platform Calgary, Alberta Innovates, Alberta Enterprise Corporation, The A100, Edmonton Regional Innovation Network, Startup Edmonton and TEC Edmonton.

Beyond providing a comprehensive list of tech deal flow in the province, the platform provides a critical forum for telling Alberta’s entrepreneurial success story and enticing investors both internal and external to Alberta to invest in what Alberta has to offer. Data partnerships developed through Start Alberta ensure startups gain international exposure.



Connect to Investors, Programs & Services

Alberta start-ups connect to programs, service providers and investors to accelerate growth.


Explore the VC community

A great starting point for startups to research & connect with local investors who fit their venture. International investors can search for startups by industry, size and stage.


Celebrate Startup Successes

StartAlberta provides a forum to share startup and investor content, press releases, investments deals to promote the Alberta ecosystem locally and beyond.


Promote Startups Internationally

Any startup that creates a profile on StartAlberta will have that profile data shared on gloval investor databases, reaching over 60 millions investors.


Start Alberta is well-positioned to be the underlying data hub for all of Alberta’s tech industry, for which local entrepreneurs, service providers, investors, government and external stakeholders can use to best fulfill their mandates.

Start Alberta is currently working with its Start Alberta partners to bring together the current functionality of Start Alberta and other programs such as those offered by Alberta Innovates and the Alberta Innovation network, along with new services, into a streamlined user-friendly tool for Alberta entrepreneurs. Stay tuned!


Start Alberta Partners


Data Partners