Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

April 18, 2012 08:30 ET

Canadian Youth Business Foundation and TELUS to Announce Funding for Young Entrepreneurs to Launch New Businesses

TELUS Challenge Event Series Announces Support for Youth Entrepreneurship in Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 19, 2012) - On Thursday, April 19 the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and TELUS will announce a milestone campaign to make a difference for young entrepreneurs as they launch new businesses across Canada.

Join CYBF, TELUS, and small business owners at the event to unveil a significant donation to support youth entrepreneurship in Canada and a cheque presentation that will help a promising young entrepreneur launch a new business.

In addition, learn from industry experts best practices on how SMBs can innovate their businesses. Listen to an:

  • In-depth discussion between Jim Senko of TELUS, VP of SMB Marketing, the 2011 Challenge Contest Winner Angela Quinton of Sandberg Labs and CYBF entrepreneur Armen Bakirtzian of Avenir Medical, showcasing how they spent their respective business funding to innovate their business and take it to the next level.
  • Learn from Sean Stanleigh, editor of the Report on Small Business properties at The Globe and Mail, discussing how Canadian SMB's are innovating their businesses to remain competitive in a tough market
What: A significant donation announcement to support Canadian young entrepreneurs
Cheque presentation to CYBF to sponsor a promising young entrepreneur
An interactive discussion on best practices for business innovation
Who: Vivian Prokop, CEO, CYBF
Armen Bakirtzian - Avenir Medical, CYBF young entrepreneur
Sean Stanleigh, editor of the Report on Small Business, The Globe and Mail
Jim Senko of TELUS, VP of SMB Marketing
When: Thursday, April 19, 2012
8:30 - 11:00 a.m. (Breakfast will be served)
Fireside chat: 9:20
Partnership announcement: 9:40
Where: TELUS House Toronto - 3rd Floor
25 York Street
Toronto, ON
M5J 2V5

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