A new partnership between the Canadian Youth Business Foundation and the Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Coming together to support youth entrepreneurship

Toronto, ON September 19, 2012 – The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

The Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (THCC) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2002. Its mandate is to support economic development for Hispanic businesses in Canada and Latin America and be the bridge between Canadian and Hispanic/ Latin American businesses. THCC hosts the annual Vision Showcase Awards, where seven Hispanic businesses and entrepreneurs are honoured for their exemplary work. One of the award categories is young entrepreneur and we are excited to partner with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation to present the award and to mentor the winner in ongoing business expansion.

“It’s important for the THCC to assist our members, including young entrepreneurs, with appropriate partners who can assist in their continued success through the tough first few years. This is why we are thrilled to have formed a partnership with The Canadian Youth Business Foundation to assist the 2012 Vision Showcase young entrepreneur winner with the ongoing expertise and mentoring needed to be successful.”

As Canada’s ‘go to’ place for youth entrepreneurship, CYBF is dedicated to helping Canada’s economic development, one young entrepreneur at a time. Working with entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-39, this national organization looks at character, not collateral when providing pre-launch coaching, business assistance, start-up financing and mentoring. Through these resources, CYBF helps young people launch and sustain successful entrepreneurial businesses. CYBF is happy to be able to reach the Hispanic young entrepreneur community and assist them launch solid businesses across the GTA

“CYBF believes that partnerships must be built between organizations whose mission is to develop the next generation of young entrepreneurs.  I am pleased to join the Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at their Vision Showcase Awards to honour a deserving young entrepreneur.”

For more information please visit www.thcc.ca or www.cybf.ca.


About the Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (THCC)
The THCC is the only chamber of commerce in the GTA that is dedicated to growing the Hispanic business community. It has an active role in keeping its members informed about business opportunities with the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games and acts as a liaison and advocate for Hispanic businesses. Idalia Obregon, THCC Vice Chair, is the Latin American representative at TO2015 Supplier Diversity Advisory Council.

THCC Media Contact:
Jacob Moshinsky
Chair, Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerc


About The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)
Canada’s Entrepreneur Gateway

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the ‘go to’ place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national organization, we are dedicated to growing Canada’s economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-39, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring, to help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business. CYBF is the founder of G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) and founding member of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA). www.cybf.ca

CYBF Media Contact:
Nicolee Tattersall
Manager, Media Relation

416-405-2923 ext. 2208