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Feb
26 2013

Canadian Youth Business Foundation 2013-02-26 16:20:35

Syndicated from: Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap  powered by Intuit    In partnership with Intuit and the Canadian financial literacy Community, BRIDGING THE FINANCIAL LITERACY GAP is the first event of the Startup Canada 2013 LIVE Series, delving more deeply into issues to advance Canadian entrepreneurship.   BRIDGING THE FINANCIAL LITERACY GAP is a conversation with leading experts within the Canadian financial literacy community on trends, challenges, opportunities and tools to advance the financial literacy agenda in Canada to cultivate a large and healthy crop of early-stage startups to produce major high-growth companies with a more ambitious global reach that can be anchors in their communities.   March 4, 2013 10:30am – 12:30pm  Registration opens at 10:00am Microsoft   10.00am         Registration Opens   10.30am         Introduction and Welcome Rick Spence, Entrepreneur Columnist at the National Post (Moderator)   10:35am         Welcoming Remarks from Startup Canada                            Sophia Leong, Director of the Telfer EMBA & Startup Canada Advisor   10:40am         Opening Remarks Maxime Bernier, Minister of State for Small Business   10:50am         Keynote Address – Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap Jeff Cates, CEO of Intuit Canada   11:10am         Panel Debate                          Jeff Cates, CEO of Intuit Canada Garry Rabbior, President of the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education Lance Laking, Investment Director at the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund. Julia Deans, CEO of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation   12.10pm         Entrepreneur Pitches Three entrepreneurs pitch their solutions to the problem of “Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap” in a 5 minute Pitch   12.30pm         Closing Words and Adjourn Tickets to attend are sold out, but you can still join in via livestream!  Click to RSVP to stream online here.

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