New tools and support for Lloydminster entrepreneurs
Small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in east central Alberta will have new support to start and grow their businesses.
The East Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network (ECARIN) will receive $250,000 over two years from the Alberta Entrepreneurship Incubator Program to increase entrepreneurial capacity in Lloydminster at the “Dreamforest” incubation space. ECARIN helps entrepreneurs, startups and small and medium-sized businesses grow their idea by offering business and commercialization services, networking and access to funding. The Alberta Entrepreneurship Incubator Program is a two-year, $10-million fund, delivered through Alberta Innovates, to increase entrepreneur development programs in new or existing small business incubators across the province.