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Good Advice

Amplifying your business.

COVID-19 Business insights and advice

Providing insights, helpful advice and expertise to help you minimize disruption.

Start Up Business

The ATB Entrepreneur’s guide to starting a business

Entrepreneurship is hard. Learning about it shouldn’t be.

Exploring Indigenous intersectionalities

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.

How YYC and YEG Cycle grew their business

Andrew Obrecht, co-owner of YYC and YEG Cycle, shares his top four tips for other entrepreneurs on how to grow their businesses.

What Manjit Minhas wants entrepreneurs to know

Ever wanted entrepreneurial advice from a Dragon’s Den Dragon? Manjit Minhas offers 6 keys to entrepreneurial success.

Are you an entrepreneur? A letter from ATB

When you’re busy defining what business and entrepreneur means for you, we’re here to listen.


How to protect your business from cyber theft and payment fraud

Protecting your business at every turn.

Managing your infrastructure to make room for growth

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.

Expanding your business beyond Alberta

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.

5 signs telling entrepreneurs they’re ready to grow

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?”

How to manage foreign exchange risk

Why Canadian Global uses ATB FX to find the best exchange rate for foreign currency exchange.

Protect what you’ve made—a crash course in business intellectual property

A breakdown on common the five main types of intellectual property and what they are used for, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and industrial design.

How to manage your business during a personal crisis

Entrepreneur Susie Sykes’ personal life was in crisis. Here’s how she—and her business—made it through.

Money and Financing

The ATB Entrepreneur’s Guide to crowdfunding

Share your story and give your business idea the spotlight it deserves!

7 tips for building your credit to finance your business

Debt consolidation involves borrowing money from one lower-interest lender to pay off your debts with other higher-interest lenders.

Financing Alberta’s film industry

ATB partners with Alberta’s film industry through The Branch for Arts + Culture. 

How to maximize your cash flow as an entrepreneur

Learning how to manage your cash flow wisely is a crucial step in the growth stage of a business.

Pay yourself first: managing your personal finances as an entrepreneur

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.


ATB Farm Succession Guide

It’s time to make a plan. A comprehensive guide on the farm succession planning process.

Spirits of the West

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.

Managing your liquidity ratio during the 2019 crop year

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

Need a new tractor? Combine crapped out? Should you lease or buy?

Deciding whether to buy or lease new agricultural equipment can be difficult. Our Agricultural Experts are here to help make that decision simpler.

Sugar Beets: One of Alberta’s most unique agricultural industries

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

Rise and Grind: How Calgary’s Entrepreneurs Start Their Days

Jamie Parker, Hafiz Mitha, Candice Munro, Andy Nguyen, Conrad Ferrel and Alex Putici share how they begin their work days.

Alternative Alberta tourism business gets boosted by ATB BoostR

Alberta-based tourism business Good Knights share their story of success using ATB BoostR to expand their business.

PlayCity’s Hafiz shares his entrepreneurial journey

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.

ATB wants to revolutionize banking for your arts-focused non-profit

Learn how ATB is revolutionizing the way art-focused non-profits like Alberta Music do their banking.

Sales and Marketing

What does CASL mean for your business?

Learn about the rules of CASL and how you can comply with CASL guidelines, to avoid penalty, while conducting effective email marketing.

Do your homework: why market research matters

Albertan entrepreneurs share how they made market research work for them—and how you can make it work for you.

Succession Planning

Business Transition Guide

Learn the steps you should take to successfully sell and transition out of your business.

Retirement planning for small business owners

Here's a breakdown of the good, bad, and costly habits that affect your credit score.

Pass it on: 5 simple steps to succession planning

How to put together a succession plan to continue preserve your hard-earned success

Women in Business

Transitioning into business: Lessons from BRITT Land & Engagement

Learn from one of Alberta’s leading land and engagement consulting firms through an in-depth conversation around achieving financial clarity.

Reimagining women's entrepreneurship

Women entrepreneurs face specific additional barriers when it comes to the financing a startup. Join ATB's Shannon Pestun as she uncovers these barriers.

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