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Applications are closed

Cost:  $305

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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.

Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.

Mentor Application Form



Canmore Program Timeline

Applications Open March 22, 2021
Information Sessions View a recorded session here
(Passcode: dK5$TWBS)
Application Deadline Midnight May 20, 2021
Selection Process & Interviews May 10 – 28, 2021
Applicants Notified May 31, 2021
Program Launch September 9, 2021
In-Person Seminars Thursdays Sept. 23, 2021 to April 21nd, 2022
Online Learning September 24, 2021 – April 11, 2022
Draft Plan Submitted January 28. 2022
Second Draft Plan Submitted March 25, 2022
Final Draft Plan Submitted April 25, 2022
Program Ends April 25, 2022
Celebration Event April 29, 2022


Contact Us

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

SMARTstart Canmore
Phone: 403-678-1523