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Week that was: April 8-12

Futurpreneur | April 15, 2013

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.
  • 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!

CYBF articles, blogs and news this week:

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.



  • Great turnout at the @OneStory_com launch! Congrats to #SKEntrepreneurs @dalezak and @Katrinavision! Read more here.
  • CYBF Entrepreneur OneStory_com’s interview on CBC with @SheilaColesCBC – Listen to it here.


  • 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. More info here.


  • 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. More info here.



  • 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