We know where the gaps are within the Prairie tech ecosystem, and have created a playbook for growing and launching businesses.
Managing Director, Harvest Builders
Head of Finance and Operations, Harvest Builders
CEO, Nutana Power
Assistant Professor, Chair, Business Law and Regulation, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary
Vice Chair, OCIF and Board Chair, Athabasca University
The Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) was created by The City of Calgary in 2018 as a catalyst to attract investment, drive innovation, and spur transformative economic development in the city.
For more than 30 years, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) has been working to diversify the western economy while improving the quality of life of western Canadians.
Harvest is a venture builder and innovation platform. Our programs help startups grow and scale by bridging the skills, talent, and funding gaps that tech companies across the Prairies often face throughout the startup lifecycle.
Harvest offers two programs. Our Internal Venture Builder program connects founders, partners, and investors to build new companies. Our services include innovation and finance strategy, founder search, recruitment and talent management, as well as brand and go-to-market strategy. Within our Studio Services, we work with startups to grow and scale their businesses. We provide consultative services in the areas of growth marketing, talent management and recruitment, finance and fundraising support.
Within our portfolio of co-build ventures, as well as for external growth services clients, Harvest's fundraising experts support in pitch deck development, cap table and financial modeling, grant writing, attracting investors and helping companies secure funding.
Working closely with founding teams, Harvest provides a range of expertise and services throughout the startup lifecycle, including innovation and finance strategy, marketing, recruitment, and fundraising support.