Awards & Recognition

  • Video Challenge Winner – David Gingera!

    Congratulations to David Gingera, Founder and President of Citigrow in Winnipeg, Manitoba for winning Futurpreneur Canada’s recent Video Challenge!Part of the Action Entrepreneurship Virtual Roundtable, the Video Challenge called for people across Canada to submit a short video answering this question:What three things should be done within the next 24 months to make Canada an […]

  • Spotlight! Jean Chow, Business Coach & Strategist at MsBizWiz

    In celebration of National Volunteer week happening from April 6 – 12, 2014, CYBF is celebrating mentors’ valuable contribution to young entrepreneurial success! As a serial entrepreneur, Jean is focused on her successful professional business coaching career, aptly known on social media as @MsBizWiz. Her entrepreneurial background started from scratch without any culinary qualifications or food […]

  • Lisa von Sturmer gives thanks to her mentor

    CYBF entrepreneur Lisa von Sturmer, founder of Growing City, gives her take on the importance of mentoring and acknowledges her CYBF mentor Kevin Brennan as follows:“Entrepreneurship can be an emotionally challenging process, so it’s important to have someone who’s already experienced the highs and lows and can help you see that when you’re in a […]

  • Dev Chengkalath thanks his mentor

    Celebrate National Volunteer Week like CYBF moMENTum participant Dev Chengkalath, founder of Primal Human Performance, who had the following praise for his CYBF mentor Jan Mollenhauer:“Our mentor Jan has really impacted us by helping us move from a more tactical ‘focused on the next day’ organization, to a more long-term strategy focused organization.  With her […]

  • Mylène Montpetit thanks her mentor

    Celebrate National Volunteer Week like CYBF entrepreneur Mylène Montpetit, founder of Éditions Exclamation Inc., who had the following praise for her CYBF mentor Lise Malo:“Each time I have a meeting with my mentor, I realize all the good things I get from our discussions. Lise represents a precious asset that contributes to the progress of […]

  • Tal Dehtiar shows his appreciation for his mentor

    It’s National Volunteer Week and CYBF entrepreneur Tal Dehtiar, founder of Oliberté Limited, had the following praise for his CYBF mentor Lawrence Zimmering:“Having someone with both an eye for business, but that blends it with a genuine heart for humanity, is unique. Having that as part of Lawrence’s mentorship – someone who can see if from […]

  • Give thanks to your mentor!

    It’s National Volunteer Week and we’ve created the following video featuring Julia Deans, CYBF CEO, to thank all of our dedicated mentors and volunteers for their significant contributions to youth entrepreneurship.We are proud to be celebrating and honouring the efforts of our valued mentors and volunteers, especially during National Volunteer Week 2013 (April 21-27). Thanks […]

  • Eight Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) entrepreneurs recognized by TELUS

    Eight Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) entrepreneurs recognized by TELUSCYBF and TELUS recently announced a joint partnership to help young entrepreneurs soar to new heights with their businesses. As part of a $171,000 donation to CYBF, TELUS has supported eight businesses through CYBF’s program of pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring. The TELUS-recognized […]