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Yummi Yogis on fostering connections in Thrive Accelerator

Nikki Brule is an alum from the Spring 2018 Accelerator cohort. In her time with this free 16-week program, she’s been able to foster deeper connections within her community and fellow social entrepreneurs, find ways to increase the social impact of her business, a sustainable food truck called Yummi Yogis, and get a better handle on […]
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Thrive Incubator seeks conscious Calgarians with business ideas

Thrive’s mission is to foster resilient communities and an inclusive economy. The latest vessel for that mission is the Incubator Program, which enters its second cohort this fall. Thrive Incubator is a free business development program that targets aspiring and start-up social entrepreneurs. For 12 weeks, participants will gather for classes once a week to […]
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Thrive program accelerates growing businesses

Creating a community of social entrepreneurs in Calgary Cross-posted from REAP Calgary with our sincere thanks to Centaine Tyler For the third year in a row, Thrive’s Accelerator program is poised to help early-stage entrepreneurs “fast-track their financial growth, while developing social change within their business,” says Barb Davies, Learning and Leadership Coordinator at Thrive. This […]

Economic Reconciliation and Social Enterprise aims to build an army of problem solvers

This fall, Mount Royal University will host Economic Reconciliation & Social Enterprise: A Workshop for Changemakers & Problem Solvers – a two-day workshop that hopes to shift the paradigm between non-profits and government agencies that are working to change social issues in Calgary. Manitoba-based social entrepreneur, Shaun Loney, will be hosting the workshops, bringing to […]