Launching Your Alberta BoostR Campaign to the World

If you live in Alberta it’s likely you’ve heard the phrase, ‘the Alberta Advantage’. Living in this vibrant prairie province in Western Canada has its advantages, especially if you are an entrepreneur or small business owner. If you have decided to use crowdfunding to seed your business, you have made a strategic decision to trust …

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Are You a Serial Crowdfunder?

Maybe it’s because you’re a family member, best friend or neighbour. Maybe it’s because you love supporting local businesses, projects and the next 'big thing'. Whatever the reasons, we think we’ve got your type figured out – The Serial Crowdfunder. Connected More often than not, many who contribute to a crowdfunding campaign are connected to …

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Olympic Sized Crowdfunding

Dreams are universal when it comes to crowdfunding With the Olympic Winter Games underway in Sochi, Russia, we couldn’t help but explore the relationship between crowdfunding and an athlete’s journey to getting to the podium. But first – we want to wish all Canadians and Athletes around the world the best of luck at this …

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What is Alberta BoostR Anyway?

Although Alberta BoostR has been active in the Alberta small business community for about 8 months now, we continually get asked – what is Alberta BoostR? Well, here’s the story… A little while back  the innovation team at ATB Financial began thinking: “Right, Alberta is chock full of startups and small businesses, and it’s sometimes …

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