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Mar
15 2013

Week that was: March 11 – 15

Syndicated from: Canadian Youth Business Foundation

We hope everyone had a great, productive week. Here’s what we were up to: The latest #CYBF Entrepeer Vibe e-newsletter is out! View it here. Nothing to lose, everything to gain! BDC Young Entrepreneur Award applications are open until April2, 2013. Apply now! Thanks for voting for Canada for the GEW Buzz Builder Award! Vote by sharing the blog with a tweet, share.  Deadline is March 17. Help Canada shape talks at the G20 YEA Summit in Russia. Fill out these 2 surveys and if you tweet/share #G20beheardCA you will be entered in a draw to win a prize! More details here. Looking for answers? #CYBF’s Entrepeer Hub LinkedIn group offers the support you need. Read more here. CYBF articles, blogs and news this week: Most small business owners can’t pass a basic financial test. Julia Deans, CYBF CEO, gives her thoughts on start-ups here. In lean times, start-ups are an attractive choice for new grads. Check out the full article here. Canadian Female Founders and Why They Were Destined to be Entrepreneurs. Find out what drives CYBF entrepreneur Lauren Friese, founder of Talent Egg here. Discover 6 ways Generation Y will transform the workplace from CYBF entrepreneur Lauren Friese, click here. Discover why CYBF mentor Ellis Orlan’s motto is ‘spend within your means.‘ Managing finances: personal and business by CYBF mentor Sidney Halpern (FCA, Chartered Accountant). Know your finances and then borrow to grow by CYBF entrepreneur Alexey Saltykov. Money management by Dominik Loncar, CYBF Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Find out what happened in our regions this week: British Columbia Great article in the Vancouver Sun on how CYBF’s Newcomer Program can help immigrants (ages 18-39) start a business. Read more here. Alberta Alberta is getting geared up for another Entrepeer Event in April. For more information, click here. Saskatchewan Follow CYBFSask on Twitter to keep up-to-date on local entrepreneurs!  City of Saskatoon surpasses 10,000 licensed businesses. Read more here. Manitoba Manitoba is getting geared up for another Entrepeer Event in April. For more information, click here. Quebec Update on our Spin Master Innovation Fund entrepreneurs pplconnect who presented at SXSW 2013. Read more and check out their pictures and experiences on Facebook. Ontario The Nspire National Business Tech Conference was a success for CYBF’s Ontario team as they participated on the judging panel and in festivities this week. Read more on the conference here.  Atlantic Great story on mentorship featuring CYBF mentor Kevin Doucette and CYBF entrepreneur Josh Robinson in the Halifax Chamber Business Voice!

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