Wood Buffalo Business Accelerator
The Wood Buffalo Entrepreneurship Initiative (WBEI) is a region-wide strategic initiative of the Municipality to help diversify Wood Buffalo’s economy by supporting entrepreneurship, small business and innovation in the region.
The Wood Buffalo Business Accelerator is a key pillar of the initiative. The development of a Business Accelerator program was determined as a need through an examination of best practices, stakeholder engagement, and direct interviews with entrepreneurs.
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is the best place for businesses to thrive, grow and scale-up faster.
- Assist established companies that are in the region:
- Stay in Wood Buffalo;
- Improve their business; and
- Expand their operations.
- Assist young companies to grow and reach a thriving business stage; and
- Identify local business opportunities that attract the right companies to Wood Buffalo.