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Patricia Duggan chose something she was passionate about when she made a career change. She knew of SMARTstart and joined in fall 2019 as her business plans were coming together.
Decades-long friends and business partners Kyle Wudrich and David Schroter always wanted to start a company together centered around something they were passionate about.
Joni Daley sounds like the hero of her own story, and she is. She also got by with a lot of help from her family and friends, including joining SMARTstart in 2020.
Danny and Kim Goring have come a long way from one embroidery machine in their basement. Read more about their SMARTstart journey.
Our 2022 program is made up of 10 entrepreneurs representing nine businesses. Let’s meet our first five!
The 2022 SMARTstart entrepreneurial training program officially launched on March 2 with an enthusiastic and dynamic group of local entrepreneurs and mentors.
The SMARTstart program, which has been running since 2014, has assisted over 120 entrepreneurs with the skills to set their business up for success. The program is designed with entrepreneurs in mind to provide them with real-world business skills and access to tailor-made advice. The goal of the program is to increase the chance of new businesses…
AIRDRIE, ALBERTA –The 2021 SMARTstart entrepreneurial training program officially launched on February 25 with an enthusiastic and dynamic group of local entrepreneurs and mentors. “This year, with COVID restrictions, the launch of SMARTstart looked a bit different as we had to hold it virtually, but it was still a hit!” says Tara Levick, SMARTstart Entrepreneur…
AIRDRIE, ALBERTA – Twelve-up-and-coming local entrepreneurs representing 11 businesses were celebrated on Wednesday, October 28 at the 2020 SMARTstart Program Celebration event in Airdrie. The entrepreneurs spent the last eight months refining their idea for a new business or working to strengthen their existing business through the made-in-Airdrie SMARTstart entrepreneurial training program. “The only word…