Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

August 18, 2011 12:06 ET

Taunya Woods-Richardson Joins the Canadian Youth Business Foundation's Saskatchewan Office

Strengthening Central Canada's Entrepreneurial Community

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2011) - The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to announce that Taunya Woods-Richardson has joined the national charity that champions youth entrepreneurship from coast to coast to coast through start-up financing, pre-launch coaching, world-class mentoring and online resources.

"It is truly an honour and a privilege to join the Canadian Youth Business Foundation and be able to extend support to one of our country's most valuable resources – young entrepreneurs – by providing an essential mix of mentorship and capital to get their businesses off the ground," explains Taunya Woods-Richardson, director, Saskatchewan for CYBF. "With the strengthening of our economy, it's a thrilling time to be promoting entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan and deepening our commitment to the province's innovative young entrepreneurs."

Since 1996, CYBF young entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan have successfully launched 100 businesses, which have created over 536 new jobs for the province. CYBF opened its Saskatchewan office, located at 129-21st Street East, Suite 301, Saskatoon, earlier this year. This office demonstrates CYBF's commitment to promoting entrepreneurship within the region and highlights its dedication to providing the resources necessary to successfully start a business.

Canadian Youth Business Foundation – Canada's Entrepreneur Gateway

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the 'go to' place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national charity, we are dedicated to growing Canada's economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character, not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-34, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring. We help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Youth Business Foundation
    Taunya Woods-Richardson
    (306) 652-1824

    CYBF Media Contact:
    Rachel Azagury
    Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications
    866-646-2922 x2111 or Cell: 647-834-2923