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Application deadline May 23

Cost:  $305

Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.

Entrepreneur Applications Closed



Interested in mentoring? SMARTstart requires enthusiastic and experienced business owners each year. Many of our mentors return year after year.  Please see the timeline below for an idea of what goes on in the program.  Please note that all dates may not be applicable for mentors.

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Mentor Application Form



Canmore Program Timeline

Applications Open March 15, 2022
Information Sessions March 29, 12 to 1pm (Zoom)
April 12, 7 to 8pm (In person)
Register Here
Application Deadline Midnight May 23, 2022
Selection Process & Interviews May 16 – June 3, 2022
Applicants Notified June 6, 2022
Program Launch September 8, 2022
In-Person Seminars Thursdays Sept. 22, 2022 to April 20, 2023
Online Learning September 2022 – April 2023
Draft Plan Submitted January 27. 2023
Second Draft Plan Submitted March 24, 2023
Final Draft Plan Submitted April 24, 2023
Program Ends April 24, 2023
Celebration Event April 28, 2023


Contact Us

If you have questions about SMARTstart Canmore, please contact us:

SMARTstart Canmore
Phone: 403-678-1523