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Canada is one of the most welcoming and favourable countries for businesses looking to move or expand, and Calgary is arguably your best bet. After all, we have the highest head office concentration and the most patents per capita in Canada. Plus, Canada ranks #1 for Business Environment of the G7 countries (for forecast period 2016-2020). It also has the lowest total tax rate and one of the most generous R&D tax incentives of the G7 countries.

In this section, you’ll find tools and resources to support business development in Canada. We also have plenty of resources for established businesses, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. Browse for:

  • details on grants, financing, and angel investors
  • demographics and forecasting information
  • guides and advice for goods importers and exporters
  • help and tools to expand your business
  • immigration and employment resources

Looking for something specific? You can also search by keyword.

Business Directories

Access to thousands thousands of reviews, reports, directories and listings to help make smarter business decisions.

Licensed businesses open dataset for the City of Calgary.

Access Calgary Public Library Business, Law & Investing eLibrary resources by registering for a free public library card.

Search over 1,000 categories and 11,000 companies representing the service and supply industry in Canada.

Search for Industrial and manufacturing products and services.

Request a Hoovers company list from Calgary Economic Development. Email research (at) calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com.

Learn about the top companies in Calgary across a number of sectors, including creative industries, energy, financial services, green economy and transportation and logistics.

Alberta's web portal connecting innovators to funding, programs, services and more.

Crunchbase is the leading destination for millions of users to discover industry trends, investments, and news about global companies—from startups to the Fortune 1000.

Find Canadian companies that can supply your organization with the goods, services and the technology it needs.

See what Downtown Calgary has to offer.

Canada's industrial products and services search engine.

Free and open source database tracking Canada's innovation ecosystem - accelerators, incubators, startups, government programs, angel groups, private equity and venture capital. Information is available on over 8,000 Canadian startups and investors.

Mailing lists, sales leads and marketing campaigns to help you find new clients.

This directory provides a listing of AFPA members, comprised of food and beverage processors and associate members, contact information and a listing of the company's products and services.

All-in-one search engine marketing platform you need to grow your business.

An extensive suite of online databases to assist you in reaching the right businesses and people quickly and easily.

Provides access to most public securities documents and information filed by issuers with the thirteen provincial and territorial securities regulatory authorities in the SEDAR filing system.

A tech community. Add your startup to the list of companies. Register as an accelerator, coworking space, investor or other supporting organization.

Global map of Startups listed by City, Country and Industry.

Western Canadian Tech Directory. Tech West Canada is built for Western Canadian tech companies looking to grow. Connect with Western Canadian tech companies.

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