ATB X is the place to grow your business—because no one succeeds alone.
ATB X is loaded with experts, connections and community. We dive into topics of culture, marketing, sales, cash flow, finance, operations, and entrepreneur wellness. Delivered by businesses, for businesses for any industry in Alberta.
Build a business network and learn everything you need to know.
Make valuable connections
Meet entrepreneurs, business owners and community partners who know from experience how to run a business and are ready to mentor you on your journey.
Enjoy weekly working sessions
Join weekly working sessions where you choose what you want to learn - we cover every aspect of running a business!
Access industry Xperts and advisors
Finding business Xperts isn't always easy. From lawyers to accountants to mental health support, we facilitate the introductions you’re looking for.
ATB X Growth Cohort 8 - Calgary
“ATB X allowed us to step out of our business to work ON the business. Hearing useful tips from the weekly experts, and the opportunity to share our expertise and learn from others, was key for our growth.”
ATB X Growth Cohort 7 - Calgary
“ATB X filled our toolbox in areas that we didn't know the tools were missing, like how to build meaningful culture and how to use cash flow as key sales tool!”
ATB X Level Up - Red Deer
“I loved the real stories from Alberta entrepreneurs, sharing their tips and tools really help me learn how to create the foundation I need in my business.”
Frequently Asked Questions
ATB X is not an equity investor. Currently the majority of the programming is free, and for more intensive offerings, there is a requirement to have an active ATB Business Bank account before you begin the program.
If you are not currently banking at ATB, you simply need to open your account prior to the program start date. Upon acceptance, ATB X will be in touch with the process and any special banking offers that may apply. Please see specific programs for any additional requirements.
ATB X is for all categories of businesses who are currently operating within Alberta. We like diversity of industries in our cohorts and believe that this is a critical aspect of our success at helping companies grow through ATB X. We welcome any size of company who is focusing on growth of revenue, customers, operations and/or team.
ATB X programming is available to any Alberta business, at any age. Please see specific programs for additional requirements.
If you are an enterprising nonprofit or charity operating in Alberta, we welcome you to apply! Our program is focused on how to grow a product or service from sales to cash flow - this is a great way to bring entrepreneurial thinking into your organization and apply it with unique support.
We are not your typical accelerator. We accept businesses in any industry in Alberta and we custom build the topics we cover to suit the needs of the businesses accepted. Our topics may include:
- Building Culture
- Brand storytelling & marketing
- Growing your sales
- Expansion, Financing & Cash Flow
- Team management, hiring & HR
- Goal setting through OKR method
- Entrepreneur Wellness
All the curriculum is developed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, everyone on the ATB X team is involved in the business community or has operated their own business too.