Build the community
Whether you are a founder, student, corporate employee, professor or government employee the community benefits when a broad network of people and organizations come together.
Be a contributor
Help advance the innovation economy by sharing your experiences, providing constructive feedback and actionable solutions and sharing ideas with a diverse community of members.
Grow our innovation system
Connect with entrepreneurs, service providers, supporters and other ecosystem members to share new ideas on how we can work together to grow a sustainable startup community.
The Edmonton Innovation Ecosystem Community (EIEC) is working to expand the breadth and depth of the entrepreneur community in our city. Join us as we work together to improve access to mentors, increase connections with talent and attract investors to Edmonton.
Edmonton Advisory Council on Startups
- The inaugural council has been chosen. Find out who’s on it here.
Edmonton Entrepreneur Engagement Sessions
- The sessions for December have concluded. Stay tuned for the next round of engagement.
Edmonton Innovation Ecosystem Community Meeting #6
- The meeting happened on Tuesday, December 11 at the Shaw Conference Centre
Check here for updates to community research and resources that can help you stay informed and connected with the EIEC.
Innovation Advisory Council
- The inagural committe has been selected! Find out more here
- The Original 50 are a group of entrepreneurs who experienced the full cycle of business growth. This group took part in early engagement sessions with EEDC in late 2017. Check back here for a published list of members.
- The Startup 16 are community members who reached out to EEDC and City Council expressing a desire to be more active in ecosystem work. A meeting between EEDC and the Startup 16 resulted in the conceptualization of the Innovation Advisory Council.