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Start Up Business
Have a very clear idea of the problem you are trying to solve with your business and who your target market is will be crucial for developing your go-to-market strategy.
When it comes to building and growing a business, a strong network is a must. Especially for new Canadian entrepreneurs starting out in Alberta.
A panel of diverse Indigenous entrepreneurs speak about how their intersectional identities have inspired and challenged them. We share key learnings and a follow-up Q&A.
Andrew Obrecht, co-owner of YYC and YEG Cycle, shares his top four tips for other entrepreneurs on how to grow their businesses.
Ever wanted entrepreneurial advice from a Dragon’s Den Dragon? Manjit Minhas offers 6 keys to entrepreneurial success.
When you’re busy defining what business and entrepreneur means for you, we’re here to listen.
As your business grows, diversifying your supply chain is a critical, proactive step that protects against both large and small risks that can derail your success.
If your business is ready to expand, likely so is your infrastructure. From supply management to staffing and physical space, there’s a lot to consider.
If, as an Albertan entrepreneur you’ve already captured a good size of the provincial market, maybe it’s time to grow your business beyond borders.
Business growth can be driven through multiple approaches and strategies. The first question to ask yourself before making the move to expand is, “Am I ready?”
Why Canadian Global uses ATB FX to find the best exchange rate for foreign currency exchange.
Entrepreneur Susie Sykes’ personal life was in crisis. Here’s how she—and her business—made it through.
Money and Financing
The right strategic partners can provide invaluable support for driving your entrepreneurial vision forward and helping to accelerate growth.
Financing a growth strategy invariably requires support from an external lendor, a personal investor or another financial player.
Your financial acumen and choices in your personal life will impact potential investors or lenders when considering whether or not to fund your business plans.
Debt consolidation involves borrowing money from one lower-interest lender to pay off your debts with other higher-interest lenders.
Learning how to manage your cash flow wisely is a crucial step in the growth stage of a business.
Separating your personal and business finances is essential to protect your personal cash flow, maintain your personal credit and investing outside of your own business.
David Farren, CEO of Eau Claire Distillery, talks about his experience funding, growing, and excelling in his business creating whiskey in Alberta’s Turner Valley.
After a couple of challenging crop years, current liabilities may begin to creep up, putting pressure on that ratio of current assets to current liabilities
Deciding whether to buy or lease new agricultural equipment can be difficult. Our Agricultural Experts are here to help make that decision simpler.
Sold in Albertan grocery stores, sugar beets are a part of the local agricultural industry, producing products like granulated sugar, icing sugar and molasses.
People and Culture
HR management can be a challenge for small businesses, but recruiting the right talent and letting go of underperformers can be vital to your business’ success.
Encouraging open communication about mental health among your team members in your workplace will help to create a safe space where they can do their best work.
Jamie Parker, Hafiz Mitha, Candice Munro, Andy Nguyen, Conrad Ferrel and Alex Putici share how they begin their work days.
Alberta-based tourism business Good Knights share their story of success using ATB BoostR to expand their business.
Hafiz Mitha inspires future entrepreneurs by sharing about the value of keeping ideas secret and staying enthused, by sharing his own experiences creating the PlayCity app.
Learn how ATB is revolutionizing the way art-focused non-profits like Alberta Music do their banking.
Sales and Marketing
Social media is primarily a storytelling platform. When you can tell a story that captivates and engages your audience, the true power of social media is shown.
Internal communications are a tool to build authority, engagement and trust with employees and support company culture throughout departments.
While the world of paid search may seem daunting, it’s ability to put your business directly in front of your market is invaluable.
Creative, strategic, copywriting can be key to creating and building your brand. Take the time to develop your own voice, and get specific about what makes your brand distinct.
When getting your entrepreneurial vision up and running, an integrated communications strategy can make all the difference to the success of your business.
There are so many ways to approach marketing your business that for some, bringing in outside partners could be the best approach for getting the most reach.
With many new Canadians entering the world of entrepreneurship, having a clear, strategic succession plan will be vital to ensuring long-term financial wellness.
Here's a breakdown of the good, bad, and costly habits that affect your credit score.
How to put together a succession plan to continue preserve your hard-earned success
Women in Business
Candice from Buttercream Clothing shares her advice on going above and beyond to meet her customers needs and how she has developed her business into a cult fashion brand.
Learn from one of Alberta’s leading land and engagement consulting firms through an in-depth conversation around achieving financial clarity.
Women entrepreneurs face specific additional barriers when it comes to the financing a startup. Join ATB's Shannon Pestun as she uncovers these barriers.