Exploring Entrepreneurship

Do you want to explore a career path that leads to running your own business?

Advanced Education presents the Youth Technopreneurship Program: a partnership between

  • Advanced Education
  • post-secondary institutions
  • community organizations

that offers business plan contests for promising young entrepreneurs working on Alberta’s next greatest technology product idea.

This contest gives aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to

  • apply knowledge gained through high school and post-secondary business courses
  • explore their future as someone who will run their own business

Contest winners are provided with

  • hands-on, practical business planning experience
  • start-up money
  • office space
  • access to mentors and business advice

The Youth Technopreneurship Program is part of Alberta’s Action Plan: Bringing Technology to Market, a strategy to assist Alberta entrepreneurs in getting more of their ideas off the research bench and into consumer’s hands. This action plan includes a wide range of programs and initiatives that help to create a supportive environment for companies to grow and become successful in world markets.

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