February may be a short month, but did we ever have a lot going on! Here is what CYBF was up to this week:

  • Thanks to everyone for spreading the word! Please help Canada vie for the Buzz Builder Award at this years @GEC2013  – and Like, Tweet and Share our blog by March 17! Stay tuned for GEC2013 to see who wins.
  • Calling Canada’s young entrepreneurs to compete for BDC Young Entrepreneur Awards #BDCYEA2013
  • The latest #CYBF Entrepeer Vibe e-newsletter is out! View it here.
  • Thank you to those who applied to the Canadian Delegation for @G20_YEA! Read more about G20 YEA here.
  • A great video from our mentors on how they got started: Ozery’s Pita Break: #CYBF #MENTOR
  • Connect Legal Most Promising Entrepreneur Award: Check out our CYBF finalists who are in the running! Carolina Velez of ColombiaExotic and Vibhor Chhabra of Grand Travel Planners Ltd. Good luck on March 6th!

CYBF articles, blogs and news this week:

  • Julia Deans, CEO, CYBF believes financial literacy is key to achieving start-up success. Read more here. Join us on March 4th at the Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap Live series.
  • Julia Deans, CEO, CYBF selected as a @WomenOfInflnce Canadian Diversity Champion! Her thoughts on diversity here.
  • Find out how Newfoundland’s Memorial University and Prince Charles Charity Help Canadian Ex-Soldiers Become Entrepreneurs here.
  • Mentoring is music to his ears – CYBF entrepreneur @maxwellsmusic shares his story.
  • by Cathy Yeomans, Imagine Public Relations, White Rock, BC
  • Business pitching 101 by CYBF entrepreneur Hillery Taylor
  • by CYBF mentor Ellis Orlan

Find out what happened in our regions this week:

British Columbia

  • Julia Deans, CEO, CYBF was with our BC team this week. She met Growing City founder @LisavonSturmer along the way! Pictures here.
  • CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Vancouver. Check out the photos at the Keg!



  • CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Regina. Click for more info about Entrepeer.


  • CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Winnipeg. Click for more info about Entrepeer.


  • Entrepeer Networking Event / Événement de réseautage – Laval. Check out the photos taken at the Keg!


  •  CYBF hosted a #Business Basics Bootcamp series this week in Toronto! More info here.


  • PITCH101 – Atlantic Canada’s 60 Second Pitch Series starts today! Entrepreneurs get to pitch their ideas @Pitch__101 in Halifax. Find out more about the series here.

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