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Information sessions are coming!  Attend one that works for you

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Applications deadline July 15, 2021

Cost:  $295*

*for 2021 – if you complete all the program requirements, you will receive $100 back!

Wondering if you’re eligible? Read more.

Entrepreneur Application Form


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


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


SMARTstart Lethbridge Program Timeline

Applications Open April 15, 2021
Information Sessions April 29:  noon to 1:00pm  Register
May 20:  7:00pm to 8:00pm  Register
Application Deadline Midnight July 15, 2021
Selection Process & Interviews July 16 – August 1, 2021
Applicants Notified August 2 – 16, 2021
Program Launch October 5, 2021
In-Person Seminars Tuesdays October 19, 2021 to March 29, 2022
Online Learning October 21 – February 2022
Draft Plan Submitted January 15. 2022
Second Draft Plan Submitted February 28, 2022
Final Draft Plan Submitted March 30, 2022
Program Ends March 30, 2022
Celebration Event April 12, 2022