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Ignite! Cocktail Reception

Serving up tasty cocktails, quality conversations and an abundance of fun, join leaders from entrepreneurship and business communities across Canada. Expand your network and have a great time doing it!
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Enlight! Entrepreneur Forum

Exclusively for young entrepreneurs, this event offers exciting speakers and breakout sessions covering the topics most important and relevant to you. Hear from the people behind some of Canada’s best known entrepreneurial businesses and choose from a range of breakout sessions. http://www.cybf.ca/microsites/actionentrepreneurship/summit-events/entrepreneur-forum/

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Your Business Idea – Making it Great! – Vancouver

Join us for a 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. Many entrepreneurs prepare business plans for ideas […]

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Your Business Idea – Making it Great! – Vancouver

Join us for a 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. Many entrepreneurs prepare business plans for ideas […]

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Video Challenge Winner – David Gingera!

Congratulations to David Gingera, Founder and President of Citigrow in Winnipeg, Manitoba for winning CYBF’s recent Video Challenge! Part of the Action Entrepreneurship Virtual Roundtable, the Video Challenge called for people across Canada to submit a short video answering this question: What three things should be done within the next 24 months to make Canada […]

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Keep Listening Through Customer Insights with Raj Manocha

This event is the fourth seminar in our ten-part Multiplicity Speaker Event Series on Launching and Growing: Your first 100 customers, geared to start-up technology companies, and designed to deliver tactical skills that can be implemented immediately. Here are some details on the event: By attending this session, attendees will learn how to integrate customer […]

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TELUS Challenge Event: The Power of Mobile Working

Are you hearing a lot about mobile working, but questioning the value for your business? Are you interested but have questions and concerns about implementation and management? Then please join us at the TELUS Challenge Event: The Power of Mobile Working! Get set to: Listen to Marcos Espina, President of Quatro Group, as he discusses […]

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CYBF all team meeting

CYBF employees from across Canada will come together June 3-6 for workshops to enhance how we support young entrepreneurs. Our offices will be closed with limited phone and email access during this time, but rest assured, we will be back i…

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International Startup Festival 2013

STARTUP STORIES For three unforgettable days in July, startups, investors, and customers from around the world will converge on Montreal to meet, debate, and chart the future of technology entrepreneurship. An international event for innovators The International Startup Festival is a three-day conference on the business of startups. It brings together industry veterans and fresh […]

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Insights into the Canadian eHealth Landscape

In recognition of the need to develop a national digital health strategy and to co-ordinate activity across the country, the Conference of Deputy Ministers established Canada Health Infoway in 2001. Shelagh Maloney will describe Infoway’s role and the progress that it and its jurisdictional partners have made over the last decade. She will outline the […]

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The Crowdfunding Success Pattern – MaRS Best Practices

Want to learn more about crowdfunding? Designed for startup project leaders who leverage crowdfunding, this session examines how to maximize this funding model. Modern social networking makes reaching out simple and virtually free. More people are taking up projects independently. A revolution is emerging in independent creativity and entrepreneurism. Crowdfunding is the foundation of this […]

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The Crowdfunding Success Pattern – MaRS Best Practices

Want to learn more about crowdfunding? Designed for startup project leaders who leverage crowdfunding, this session examines how to maximize this funding model. Modern social networking makes reaching out simple and virtually free. More people are taking up projects independently. A revolution is emerging in independent creativity and entrepreneurism. Crowdfunding is the foundation of this […]

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Think Productive, Be Productive

Join Dawn O’Connor, Director & Productivity Ninja with Think Productive Canada, as she will be delivering practical solutions and a fresh perspective on personal productivity. Brought to you by Brighter Business Empower (www.brighterbusinessempower.com)

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CYBF Business Plan Bootcamp

Developing your business plan and sourcing financing can be two of the hardest tasks to accomplish when starting a business. This seminar will provide key tips on developing your business plan and the resources that are available to you. Brendan Cooper, Senior Business Manager, from Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) will discuss how to establish […]

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CYBF Business Plan Bootcamp

Developing your business plan and sourcing financing can be two of the hardest tasks to accomplish when starting a business. This seminar will provide key tips on developing your business plan and the resources that are available to you. Brendan Cooper, Senior Business Manager, from Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) will discuss how to establish […]

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TELUS Challenge Event: How to Manage Costs and Improve Cash Flow

Looking for new business strategies to improve cash flow and better manage costs? Interested in listening to experienced business professionals and networking with small and medium business owners from around the GTA? We would like to invite you to: Enjoy an inspiring keynote address from Peter Oliver, Partner, Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants. While sharing stories […]

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TELUS Challenge Event: Innovation on Wheels

Looking for new technology and fresh information to help innovate and grow your business? At the TELUS Challenge Event: Innovation on Wheels, we aim to connect you with the right people, the right information and the right technology to help your business grow. We would like to invite you to: Receive a personal tour of […]

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2013 AWE Leadership Summit and 2013 Celebration of Achievement Award Dinner and Gala

Purchase your ticket before the event sold out! The AWE Leadership Summit 2013 is a full day workshop for women in business to develop their leadership capacity. The Summit includes guest speakers, facilitated workshops, panel discussions, peer circles and lunch! The Celebration of Achievement pays tribute to Ruth Kelly, an exceptional entrepreneur who has achieved […]

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MaRS Client Info Session

Are you new to MaRS? Want to learn more about what we can do for you? This information session offers new clients and interested community members an opportunity to learn more about MaRS and the services we provide to entrepreneurs and startups. We’ll present an overview of MaRS and also give details on: Entrepreneurship education […]

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Eight Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) entrepreneurs recognized by TELUS

Eight Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) entrepreneurs recognized by TELUS CYBF and TELUS recently announced a joint partnership to help young entrepreneurs soar to new heights with their businesses. As part of a $171,000 donation to CYBF, TELUS has supported eight businesses through CYBF’s program of pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring. The […]

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TELUS Challenge Event: Using Mobile Technology to Lead Your Industry

Get set to: Listen to Andrew Macdonald, GM of Uber Toronto – a rapidly expanding mobile application start up from San Francisco that has taken North America by storm! Uber has flipped the cab services industry on its head by creating an entirely new business model that allows you to request a cab from anywhere, […]

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Entrepreneurship 101 Series

Lived It Lecture – Kunal Gupta, Polar Mobile Polar Mobile is a leading software solutions provider for media companies, with hundreds of customers in over a dozen countries. Since being founded in 2007, more than 10 million people around the world have downloaded Polar’s products for top media brands. Polar helps publishers better reach their […]

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Sales for Entrepreneurs

Whether you have a product or a service, if you’re in business, you’re in sales! Designed to get you comfortable with sales, this seminar will help you understand how sales can be fun as well as profitable with a few easy techniques that are easy to learn and apply. This seminar is hosted at Small […]

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TalentEgg wins National Best Business Award at CYBF Chairman’s Awards

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to announce that Toronto-based entrepreneur Lauren Friese founder of TalentEgg, was honoured with the National Best Business Award following the CYBF Chairman’s Awards live judging yesterday. The Award, which includes a prize of $20,000 for business expansion*, was presented at a CYBF Chairman’s Awards ceremony last night […]

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CYBF honours mentors’ contributions

CYBF will present 9 of its outstanding mentors with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Each mentor will share a story about mentorship: best practices, a moment where he/she made a difference, etc. The cocktail reception take place  in the lobby of hotel ALT, one of Québec’s great entrepreneurial successes. Please RSVP with Lucie […]

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Soirée “Speed dating + Dans l’oeil du dragon” à Vaudreuil

Concept de l’activité : L’activité se déroulerait en deux temps. 1re phase (90 minutes) : Dans un premier temps, un speed-dating entrepreneurial serait organisé. Chaque partenaire socio-économique recevrait à leur table des groupes de jeunes entrepreneurs et disposerait de 10 minutes maximum pour leur exposer les services offerts par leur organisme en lien avec le […]

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Business Expo

CBDC Trinity Conception will be hosting a Business Expo on November 15, 2012 to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week. The Expo will be held at the Trinity Conception Square in Carbonear and will showcase some successful youth entrepreneurs from the Baccalieu Trail and other business owners from the area who want to attend, to help encourage […]

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FP Reach 2012

Leveraging Media to Grow your Business. FP Reach 2012 three-city tour connecting SMBs, marketing experts and successful entrepreneurs who will share the latest marketing trends, strategies and best practices to help you grow your business. Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver – September 27 Featured Keynote: Gary Vaynerchuk, Social media expert and New York Times and Wall […]

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Strengthen Your Business with Social Responsibility

Strengthen Your Business with Social Responsibility What is the true business value in social responsibility? At the TELUS SMB Event: Strengthen Your Business with Social Responsibility – A Celebration of Giving, we will provide you with information to understand why social responsibility will not only improve employee morale, but positively impact your business. We would […]

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Have the last laugh…start your own business! Meet Mark Breslin, Founder Yuk Yuk’s (Edmonton)

Go ahead, laugh at his pain! Mark Breslin, Founder of Yuk Yuk’s will inspire aspiring entrepreneurs with a humorous take on his own crazy adventures in entrepreneurship and success.
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Have the last laugh…start your own business! Meet Mark Breslin, Founder Yuk Yuk’s (Calgary)

Go ahead, laugh at his pain! Mark Breslin, Founder of Yuk Yuk’s will inspire aspiring entrepreneurs with a humorous take on his own crazy adventures in entrepreneurship and success.
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Entrepeer Experience Events

Dates for the Entrepeer Experience Events from July 2012 onwards are still to be determined.

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The G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA) today called on the Leaders of the G20 nations to put youth entrepreneurship at the forefront of job and wealth creation

June 5, 2012 – Mexico City – In conjunction with the 2012 G20 Leaders’ Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico over 400 Young entrepreneurs from all G20 countries, gathered in Mexico City from the 2nd to 5th June for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs S…

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Canadian delegation departs for G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit

Twenty young entrepreneurs to travel to Mexico City, Mexico to propose entrepreneurial solutions to G20 leaders June 1, 2012 – Toronto, ON – Today, 20 young Canadian entrepreneurs from across Canada are preparing to depart for Mexico City where they will form the official Canadian delegation at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES). The […]

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Flexibility is good for business

Scott Walton is the founder of Saint John, New Brunswick-based Enovex Technology Ltd., a sustainability-focused start-up developing a new class of gas production absorbents. He is also a Canadian delegate for the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit in Mexico this June. As a leader of a high-tech company, Scott knows that flexibility in the work place is […]

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Building Strategic Partnerships in Tech Companies with Jean-Francois Allain

At this seminar, Jean-Francois Allain will cover the following topics: •    Social Enterprise •    Salesforce.com in Canada •    Business Growth: How Salesforce.com uses Salesforce •    How to identify potential partners •    How to reach out to potential partners •    How to structure the partnerships Jean-François Allain is responsible for Canada Alliances as well as Partner […]

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Driving Entrepreneurship

CYBF surpasses two significant milestones – supported 5,000 young entrepreneurs and spurring the creation of 20,000 jobs In its last fiscal quarter, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) has achieved and surpassed two significant milestones: successfully supporting more than 5,000 young entrepreneurs and spurring the creation of more than 20,000 jobs since its inception in […]

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TELUS teams up with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation to support young entrepreneurs across Canada

TELUS donation will launch seven new businesses TELUS and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) announced today a milestone campaign that will help young entrepreneurs launch businesses across Canada. TELUS is donating up to $150,000 to CYBF to help seven young entrepreneurs start and succeed in their business venture. For every person that attends a […]

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Invitation to a breakfast conference with the Honourable Christian Paradis

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec are pleased to invite members of media to attend, with the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of Sta…

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AWE’s Connecting to Success Conference

Opening Reception | May 2nd, 2012 Two Day Conference and Showcase | May 3rd and 4th, 2012 Fuel Your Passion – build on the spark that ignited you to be an entrepreneur. Seize the Opportunity – work on your business and achieve more. Multiply Your Network – connect in-person with peers and experts. Please visit […]

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Meet Dianne Buckner, Host of CBC’s DRAGONS’ DEN

Dianne Buckner brings a natural curiosity along with years of experience to her position with CBC News. For 10 years, she hosted the popular current affairs program Venture, eventually becoming the show’s executive producer, as well. From there, Buckner went on to co-create Fortune Hunters, a magazine show on CBC Newsworld that focused on entrepreneurship. […]

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Igniting Innovation: The Role of Entrepreneurs and how Universities can play a Role

These days, companies are looking to attract and retain innovative and entrepreneurial employees in order to stay ahead of competition. Unless MBA students and entrepreneurs are innovative they will lose out to those who are. So how can MBAs/ entrepreneurs actually innovate? Universities can play a role here by creating an atmosphere when students are […]

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Small CSR steps can lead to big change

Bryan Santone, H Two Consulting Inc., Toronto, ON Good corporate social responsibility (CSR) requires organizations to operate in a way that will have a positive impact on employees, clients, communities and the environment. There are several small steps that companies can take to integrate CSR into their business models. Philanthropy – Monetary and / or […]

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Being socially-minded is good for business

Sidney Halpern, Chartered Accountant, Winnipeg, MB, CYBF Mentor I have 53 years of business experience from an entry-level position and progressing to that of Chief Executive Officer of a corporate group of companies employing 1,000 people. Experience has taught me that a successful company has socially-targeted goals and objectives as part of its mission. I […]

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Social responsibility for immigrant and small business owners

Adam Luo, Emperor’s Kitchen, Fredericton, NB, CYBF Young Entrepreneur Social responsibility is and will continue to be a challenge for immigrant business owners and start-up business owners. Many of them think that they have a lot to do take care of for their business before they can even think incorporating social responsibility into it. That […]

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Western Canada and Yukon Global Leaders Centre

Train To Become a Global Vision Ambassador: Develop Business Soft Skills (Networking, Presentations, Teamwork, etc) through the Foundation for Leadership. Travel within Canada and around the Globe as a Junior Team Canada Ambassador(JTC) on Trade Missions. Be An Ambassador for Canada at Global Forums like APEC or the G8 and G20 Summits. Be a Global […]

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ARISTA Provincial Competition

The ARISTA Provincial Competition aims to recognize the success of young business people (executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and self-employed workers) in Quebec. It is the most important yearly event that the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal organizes and constitutes an exceptional forum for young businesspeople. The Competition is open to young business people in Quebec, […]

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The Canadian Institute’s Commercializing Cleantech Forum

Canada is a hotbed of innovation. Our engineers, entrepreneurs and scientists are creating world-class ideas with the potential to lead the cleantech revolution. Yet, to achieve successful commercialization, Canada’s innovators need to develop business and marketing strategies, lines to required funding, and navigate the path to the global market. As more and more innovators enter […]

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Atlantic Global Leaders Centre

-Train To Become a Global Vision Ambassador: Develop Business Soft Skills (Networking, Presentations, Teamwork, etc) through the Foundation for Leadership. -Travel within Canada and around the Globe as a Junior Team Canada Ambassador(JTC) on Trade Missions. -Be An Ambassador for Canada at Global Forums like APEC or the G8 and G20 Summits. -Be a Global […]

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Central Plains Women in Business

11:30 Registration and Networking 11:50 Welcome and WIB news from Elaine Palson 11:55 Laugh with Janet Lacroix 12:05 Marketing & Promotion – Alison Kirkland from the Women’s Enterprise Center 12:35 Print media tips and hints from Elaine Graham 12:45 Canada Youth Business Foundation – Joelle Foster, Director of CYBF Manitoba 12:55 Women Business Owner’s of […]

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YMCA

YMCA new ventures network small business show.

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Art Works – Entrepreneurship In the Arts Conference

“From Passion to Profession.. Make ART WORK” The Arts & Culture Industry is one of the fastest growing economies in our country today. What does it take to turn your talent into a successful business? The passion for your art, the proper tools and the right training. The Art Works Conference is a one day […]

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Grow Your Business SMART!

A day of idea exchange, learning, strategizing and networking for local small business owners and entrepreneurs. The day includes opportunities to network and three informative and interactive seminars by local industry experts on fundamental business strategies designed to help Windsor-Essex businesses grow and succeed. Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Time: 7:45 am to 2:00 pm […]

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JA regional Pitch it! event

JA’s Company Program is up and running in high schools across the region, including Bridgewater High, Park View Education Centre, Forest Heights Community School, Northeast Kings Education Centre, West Kings District High, Middleton Regional High, Bridgetown Regional High and Yarmouth Memorial High. These student entrepreneurs will be running their own businesses and competing in Nova […]

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Medicine Hat College GEW – Personal Branding with Ernest Barbaric

Ernest Barbaric is a professional social media marketing speaker and consultant. His insights come from over 12 years of direct experience both as a founder and a digital marketing strategist.
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Global Vision – Global Leaders Centre

The Global Leaders Centre Program has been Global Vision’s (GV) nation-wide channel operating in every province and three territories as, “the Producer of Global Leaders since 1991 “. How do we do this? It all starts with a search for talent just follow these steps: Who? The GLC is open to all enterprising youth from […]

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International Networking Reception and Showcase

International Networking Reception and Showcase – November 17 November 17, 2011, 5:30pm – 7:30 pm Location: World Trade and Convention Centre, Windows, 8th Floor, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax Admission free Don’t miss the opportunity to connect and engage with the business community and create new relationships! During Global Entrepreneurship Week in November, our annual International […]

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Start Up Weekend Toronto

Startup Weekend Toronto is back on Nov 18-20, 2011 to officially close Global Entrepreneurship Week and as part of the Global Startup Battle! Startup Weekend Toronto is a community building startup even where participants get together with…

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And they’re off! Team Canada is on its way to France!

Today, young Canadian entrepreneurs from British Columbia to Nova Scotia are preparing to depart for Nice, France where they will form the official Canadian delegation at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES). Thirty-one dynamic young entrepreneurs  selected by the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) will be working alongside delegates from the other G20 countries […]

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YMCA RLY NVN Small Business Showcase

The Robert Lee YMCA and New Ventures Network (NVN) are hosting the 2nd Annual Event which showcases current and past NVN program participants. This event provides a venue for program participants to display and vend their products or services. This event has expanded to the Family Development Center which will host children focused businesses to […]

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Startup Weekend Toronto

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. The non-profit organization is headquartered out of Seattle, Washington but Startup Weekend organizers and facilitators can be found in over 150 cities around the world. From Mongolia to South Africa to […]

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Venture Runways Program Launch

The Venture Runways Program is an innovative series of workshops that will help entrepreneurs transform their ideas into businesses. Learn more about this program at the Wine & Cheese Event: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. with remarks at 5:15 p.m. RSVP before November 14, 2011 to getstarted@springboardwest.ca.

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SMART BUSINESS, SMALL BUSINESS: AN SBA SPEAKER SESSION

Join us in celebrating the theme of BDC’s Small Business Week – “Power up your business. Invest. INNOVATE. Grow” – with three compelling speakers who will offer insights and answer questions: LAUREL DOUGLAS – CEO Women’s Enterprise Centre NORINE E. WEBSTER – Adjunct Instructor, Faculty of Management SCOTT COLEMAN- Co-founder FunCore Strength and Conditioning This […]

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(Français) Conférence TD de la FCJE – Sherbrooke

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(Français) Conférence TD de la FCJE – Montréal

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The Psychology Foundation of Canada and Desjardins Financial Security

The Psychology Foundation of Canada and Desjardins Financial Security are hosting a free lunch presentation on Thursday, October 20th at the Hockey Hall of Fame. Staying On Top of Your Game”™ is a very engaging interactive presentation that teaches you about the interconnectivity between physical health, work, relationships, financial health, love and meaning as they […]

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(Français) Conférence TD de la FCJE – Laval

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