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Cost:  $350
Deadline to apply:  January 31, 2021

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Entrepreneur Application Form


Check back for information session dates and times.


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


If you have questions about SMARTstart Okotoks, please contact us.


Applications Open October, 2020
Information Sessions November 2020
Application Deadline January 31, 2021
Selection Process February 2021
Applicants Notified February 2021
Program Launch February 2021
In-Person Seminars March – October 2021
Online Learning March – October 2021
Draft Plan Submitted June 2021
Second Draft Plan Submitted September 2021
Final Plan Submitted October 2021
Program Ends October 2021
Celebration Event October/November 2021