Canadian Youth Business Foundation



Canadian Youth Business Foundation

October 18, 2012 07:59 ET

Toronto Business Wins National Award

TalentEgg Inc. Named Best Expanding Business in the 2012 Canadian Youth Business Foundation Chairman's Awards for Best Business

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2012) - During Small Business Week®, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is pleased to announce that TalentEgg Inc. has been selected as the Best Expanding Business for the 2012 CYBF Chairman's Awards for Best Business.

The Award recognizes a business that demonstrates growth in the areas of customer base, market presence or job creation while experiencing profitability. As the category winner, TalentEgg Inc. will receive a $1,000 cash prize and will vie against four other category winners for the National Best Business award, a $20,000 cash prize for business expansion.

The Award winners are among thousands who have received coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring through CYBF to help them launch their businesses. The Award will be presented at a ceremony in Toronto on November 14, 2012, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Canada celebrations.

"Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind Canada's continued economic recovery and future growth," says John Risley, Chairman, CYBF Board of Directors. "Through these Awards, we celebrate the advancement that young entrepreneurs have made in the past year and we are proud to recognize the positive impact that these businesses will have on Canada's future. CYBF is pleased to honour TalentEgg Inc. with the 2012 CYBF Best Expanding Business Award and congratulates Lauren Friese on her success."

TalentEgg is a job board and online career resource for students and new graduates, providing them with access to meaningful student and entry level career opportunities. Employers use TalentEgg to attract, target and recruit Canada's top student and new graduate talent. Since 2008, TalentEgg has worked with hundreds of employers and, in the last year alone, more than 1.8 million students and grads have used TalentEgg to help launch their careers. For more information, please visit www.talentegg.ca.

For additional information on the 2012 CYBF Chairman's Awards for Best Business program, please visit www.cybf.ca/awards.

About 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.

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Contact Information

  • CYBF Media Contact:
    Lesley Wilmot
    Director, Marketing and Communications
    866-646-2923 Ext. 2203, or Cell: 647-680-8165
    lwilmot@cybf.ca
    www.cybf.ca