Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

August 15, 2013 08:45 ET

Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) Celebrates the Business Launch Of Area in Saskatoon!

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2013) - The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to announce the business launch of Area. CYBF young entrepreneur James Rayner from Area has officially arrived in Saskatoon and will be celebrating the launch of his business this Saturday evening (August 17) from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at 249-2nd Avenue South.

The evening is expected to be fun-filled with an opportunity to network with community business leaders, mentors and partners, and raise a toast to Area and celebrate enriching Saskatoon's entrepreneurial community. Area is very appreciative of everyone who has supported them in realizing their dream and look forward to celebrating their success alongside their community.

"At Area, we are thrilled to be part of the driving force of entrepreneurs moving this city forward. It has been an honour to have the support of CYBF, who have been integral to our growth, and we look forward to their continued mentorship," said James Rayner, owner, Area.

Area is a home + lifestyle company, offering a variety of Scandinavian and European-inspired home furnishings products that are design-centric and distinctive ( Area cares about unique quality that is affordable and timeless, and started the company because of a passion for the craftsmanship of art and design, and a firm belief that these things should be accessible to everyone.

"Saskatoon's downtown core is taking on a new vibrancy in large part due to the vision and courage of our city's entrepreneurs - entrepreneurs like James," says Taunya Woods-Richardson, Director for CYBF Saskatchewan. "It has been my sincere privilege to work with James to help bring his dream of Area to life."

The event is open to the community so if you are interested in attending, please R.S.V.P by contacting Taunya Woods- Richardson via e-mail at or by phone at 306-652-1824.

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to growing our nation's economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character, not collateral, when providing youth aged 18-39 with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business. CYBF has been recognized as a global leader in advancing youth entrepreneurship, is a founding member of the global G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance (G20 YEA), the Canadian member of the Prince's Youth Business International, and the Canadian Host of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 18-24, 2013).

Contact Information

  • To arrange an interview, or attend the launch:
    Subagini Sivapatham
    Manager, Regional Marketing
    (416) 408-2923, ext. 3003