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Week that was: April 2-5

Futurpreneur | April 8, 2013

This has been a great week. The spring air has been chilly but is slowly warming up. We’re hoping that next week brings warmer winds and sunnier skies. In the meantime, check out what CYBF has been up to this week:

  • A new small business grant contest sponsored by TELUS and Global & Mail gives you a chance to win a $100,000 grant.
  • Our deepest condolences go out to the Ralph Klein family. He was a big supporter of entrepreneurship & for CYBF. He will be missed.
  • Get more clarity: Straight up start-up advice:  New e-book from clarity.fm @getmoreclarity
  • How to jumpstart engagement on Twitter…
  • New Canadian Start-up Visa: links immigrant entrepreneurs to Canadian capital to launch innovative businesses in Canada.
  • @CYBFCanada @CYBFOntario Record definitely set! Sold out in 2 hrs! Big demand from the TO #CYBF community for #Entrepeer events.

CYBF articles, blogs and news this week:

Find out what happened in our regions this week:

British Columbia

  • Having fun at CYBF Business Plan Bootcamp with a great group learning from Senior Biz Manager, Brendan Cooper.



  • #SKEntrepreneurs, take control of money matters in life and business. FREE money management workshop Register today!


  • There are some great free seminars for start-ups and entrepreneurs happening in Manitoba. Check out CYBF Manitoba’s Facebook for more info!


  • Congratulations to Michelle Hutchinson of IPE factory shop & Workshop D.I.Y., supported by CYBF last December, which was featured on Global news Montréal yesterday afternoon to explain how to give new life to your lampshades!


  • Team ON met with the founder and organizer of SociaLIGHT about working together to maximize our impact for entrepreneurs. SociaLIGHT is an organization that focuses on bringing together dynamic leaders, young professionals, and entrepreneurs for an incredible day of inspiration, empowerment and connection.


  • Check out CYBF entrepreneur, Jenna Mooers, who received coverage in Herald Business for her new restaurant Edna, set to open in Halifax’s popular North End later this spring.