Month: June 2016

Free & Frugal Family Fun in Calgary

As of June 20th, summer is officially here. The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and soon, cowboy attire will be worn all over the city. The best part about summer is that there are fun & exciting things happening – all the time! Although attending the Stampede can get pricey, you don’t need to break the bank in order to get out for family fun. In fact, there… Read more

BizLaunch YYC – Small Business Legalities- June 27

Join us for our next BizLaunch workshop focused on the legalities of business. Understanding regulations, permits, licenses and legalities on starting a new business can be overwhelming… luckily we have some experts here to help! Join us on June 27th for our BizLaunch workshop to hear from several different experts on issues including: incorporation, city permits and licenses, provincial regulations, buying and selling a business,… Read more

Show Off Your Business at a Farmers Market

Are you an emerging or aspiring entrepreneur? Are you looking for a new venue to get exposure for your business? Farmer’s Markets may be the perfect place for you to get new customers and brand recognition. Currently Calgary has three markets dedicated to helping new entrepreneurs. The table fees for these markets can either be sponsored, and therefore free for you, or come at a discounted… Read more

Learn from your Competitors

Your competitor is your new best friend. You just don’t know it yet. Experts from the Canadian Business Network reveal all the good things that you can learn from your competitors. The article goes into a lot more detail, but trust that established competitors can be a significant asset for you. They’ve already faced all the struggles that lay ahead of your business, so use… Read more

Momentum Featured on CTV

As unemployment in Alberta reaches 7.8%, the highest in 30 years, some Calgarians are launching their own businesses as a means to generate income. CTV recently featured one such local business, along with some words of wisdom from Momentum’s Business Development Coordinator Frank Wolever. Watch the segment here. Story starts at 10:54.

Five Tips for Grocery Store Savings

Five Tips for Grocery Store Savings When we talk about budgeting and saving money, food and groceries can be one of the most challenging areas. We have to eat so that category can’t be crossed out; we want to be healthy so it’s important to make good choices; and then, maybe the most important, we still want to enjoy what we are eating! There are… Read more

Business Link – make your idea a reality!

You have a great idea for a business… but where do you start in the vast land of the information universe? We’re here to help! As Alberta’s entrepreneurial hub, we provide you with the tools to make your idea a reality, and connect you with the most relevant small business resources to help bring your idea to life. From one-on-one support and guidance to online… Read more