The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Awane Jones and Bassil Silim-Jones are Canadian delegates.

First name / last name: Awane Jones & Bassil Silim-Jones

Our motto: Opportunity is not given it’s created.

Our Company
Name:  Merchlar
Activity:  Augmented Reality
Number of employees:  11
Headquarters’ Address: 4530 St-Laurent suite 304, Montreal, QC H2T 1R4

Our life as entrepreneurs
The Trigger: Why did you become an entrepreneur:
I wanted to create products that I would use.

My best moment as an entrepreneur, my success:
Signing Ubisoft, Cirque du Soleil and Alliance films after only 3 months of operations.

My next challenge:
Generate 1 million dollars in revenue for 2012.

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