Innovation and Entreprenship

We know you are passionate about giving back to your communities whether it be in knowledge or a product. Here are some resources to help foster entrepreneurial thinking, entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Hunter Hub

Take a course in Enrepreneurship!

We've partnered with several organizations and institutions to provide you with structured coaching and training such as:

  • Haskayne School of Business (for-credit): Two courses are available during fall block week ( ENTI 781, Introduction to Entrepreneurship) and winter term evenings (ENTI 785, New Venture Development) for graduate students from all faculties. These courses deliver hands-on experience to discover business opportunities, determine their feasibility, and build strong business models to transform your ideas into fully developed ventures. Tuition support may be available for ENTI 781. Learn more
  • Western Deans Agreement (for-credit): UCalgary graduate students can take online courses offered through other universities participating in the Western Dean's AgreementApply here.

Visit the Hunter Hub

  • Virtual Coffee Hours for Entrepreneurs: Get support from volunteer advisors who have experience in the entrepreneurial ecosystem to discuss your start-up ideas. Learn more.
  • Online resources: Interested in additional online resources for entrepreneurs? Check out the Hunter Hub resource page or email


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Startup Canada: Financial fitness for entrepreneurs with Tracey Bissett | Listen

Like physical fitness, financial fitness is key to a healthy well-balanced business. Tracey Bissett, host of the Young Money Podcast and Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness discusses what it means to be financially fit.

​​​​​​​Startup Canada:​​​​​​​ The art of pitching with Kevin Smith | Listen

Kevin is a Story Architect. In his career in sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, and politics, Kevin has done over 10,000 pitches. As the Chief Story Architect for, Kevin helps start-ups, small businesses, and social enterprises unleash their story to secure customers and investors, by helping them understand what their core customer story is and then helping them get their story to market.

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