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15 2013

Week that was: April 8-12

Syndicated from: Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Good job to everyone who has survived this week’s freaky weather. We hope these April showers (snowstorms) bring beautiful May flowers! Find out what CYBF has been up to last week below. We are thrilled to be announcing the Canadian delegation for the G20 YEA Summit in Russia! Spin Master Ltd. and Canadian Youth Business Foundation launch third annual Spin Master Innovation Fund. Check out the latest 2012 Spin Master Innovation Fund recipient CHAR Technologies:  “Where are they now?” ad  #SMIF13 Apply today! Thank you to all those who helped us spread the #G20beheardCA hashtag. Congratulations to @Tweepectory @ArjunRudra1 @mariab76 @Kingachu @DeepConsortium who were the winners of the Olloclip prize. Are you a transitioning Canadian Forces member & interested in starting a business? The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur applications are open.  #POE The latest #CYBF Entrepeer Vibe e-newsletter is out! View it here We have done some revamping. Check out the new mentoring section ( and re-designed blog ( on our website. CYBF in the news! Spin Master, CYBF launch fund offering 10 start-ups up to $50,000  via @financialpost CYBF and Spin Master Offering Young Entrepreneurs Start-up Financing  by @JoeyCzikk CYBF articles, blogs and news this week: Every business can be socially-minded says CYBF entrepreneur Christopher McLaren  @FineLineHomesCA How to do good in your community and make money by CYBF mentor Karen Milde   #smallbusiness #startup Eight top reasons to become a socially responsible business by CYBF volunteer Cathy Yeomans   Find out what happened in our regions this week: British Columbia Congratulations to the CYBF entrepreneurs from BC @reframemktg & @GrowingCity who are heading to Russia as part of the @CYBFCanada delegation for G20 YEA Summit! Find more information on the delegation here. Alberta Want to network with mentors and fellow entrepreneurs in Calgary? Join at our Entrepeer event @thekeg on April 17 Saskatchewan Great turnout at the @OneStory_com launch! Congrats to #SKEntrepreneurs @dalezak and @Katrinavision!!/8235625.html CYBF Entrepreneur OneStory_com’s interview on CBC with @SheilaColesCBC – Listen to it here. Manitoba Joel Cyr from Terre a Table, who is coming through CYBF, did a radio and TV interview for Radio-Canada April 8. It went viral in the French community. CYBF entrepreneurs Advolve Media were on CBC radio April 8 and then interviewed for the 6p.m. CBC newscast on TV Quebec FCJE Quebec participated at the 16th Annual YES Entrepreneurship Conference. Speakers were Mitch Joel, President of Twist Image, Bloger, & Author of Six Pixels of Separation and Stewart Schaefer, President of Dormez-vous? Theme was:  Today’s Insights for Tomorrow’s Business. Ontario Congrats to #Entrepreneurer Ashley Ebner of Jokers Closet ( for being featured in @Chloe #Magazine Atlantic CYBF entrepreneur Alteregos owner widens role in Halifax north end. Congrats Michelle @alteregoscafe The new space looks fantastic!   CYBF Atlantic headed to @EDNns Entrepreneur of the Year Award event last week. Celebrating great entrepreneurial achievement, they also heard great advice from @BrooklynHalifax and @anitahovey

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