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Jun
27 2011

Vivian Prokop

Championing Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs

CEO, Canadian Youth Business Foundation, http://www.cybf.ca

She’s in the business of entrepreneurship. Vivian Prokop, the CEO of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF), shares the secret to their 94 percent success rate.  Defining the parameters of the successful program, she traces the process of a CYBF entrepreneur applicant and outlines the stepping-stones to their destined success.  Defining mentorship as a key success factor, Vivian Prokop discusses the delicate balance of matching up the mentors, the Meant2B orientation program, and the criteria to become a mentor for the CYBF.  Participating in the G20 Young Entrepreneurship Summit, and as a member of the G20 Young Entrepreneurship Alliance, she reveals the common issues in entrepreneurship between the G20 countries and what the CYBF is doing to address these issues.  With several new initiatives underway, Vivian Prokop introduces ‘Entrepeer’ and discusses the CYBF’s commitment to innovation and collaboration. Learn how Canada helps entrepreneurs. Learn the #1 reason for entrepreneurial failure – then avoid it!



Interview Date: June 2011



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