Incubators

Catapult Entrepreneurs

Catapult Entrepreneurs is a business incubator and accelerator serving Central Alberta. We provide support to entrepreneurs who have a new business or innovation and want help developing their idea.

Catapult Entrepreneurs began operating in April of 2017. We are funded by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade through Alberta Innovates.  A project of the Red Deer Downtown Business Association and a initiative in the Alberta Jobs plan.

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Atrek at Olds College

ATREK is a seed incubator at Olds College, we help budding student entrpreneurs explore and evaluate new business ideas. Too often ideas get stuck in developing the prototype; through lack of funding, resources, or mentorship, great ideas can be lost. The ATREK fund helps elevate this problem by offering grants up to $5,000 for access to Olds College expertise, facilities, and equipment for up to six months. Through the ATREK fund new entrepreneurs can quickly decide if the idea or project is worth further effort.