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  • Video Challenge Winner – David Gingera!

    Congratulations to David Gingera, Founder and President of Citigrow in Winnipeg, Manitoba for winning CYBF’s recent Video Challenge! Part of the Action Entrepreneurship Virtual Roundtable, the Video Challenge called for people across Canada to submit a short video answering this question: What three things should be done within the next 24 months to make Canada [...]

  • Sarah Fong of SuiteCity adores her mentor!

    When I started my business, I had a solid business plan in hand, enough industry experience to be called an “expert” in the field and had received $50K in funding from CYBF’s Spin Master Innovation program to launch my business. But, I had no idea how to run a business. Ironic, right? However, executing on [...]

  • Nicole Verkindt of OMX recognizes her mentor!

    “Our CYBF mentor, Jim Latimer has been a critical part of our start ups success to date. As a third party “uninterested” party, he has been a sounding board for all topics from investor relations, sales, product roadmap and my personal state as a founder. He is extremely entrepreneurial, with so much real life experience, [...]

  • Questions: A Mentor’s Most Powerful Tools

    In celebration of National Volunteer week happening from April 6 – 12, 2014, CYBF is celebrating mentors’ valuable contribution to young entrepreneurial success! Below, CYBF’s Mentor-In-Residence, Linda Morana, gives her advice on how to cultivate the art of mentorship from the beginning stages.  If you’re looking for fresh ideas and questions to help launch your mentoring [...]

  • Spotlight! Jean Chow, Business Coach & Strategist at MsBizWiz

    In celebration of National Volunteer week happening from April 6 – 12, 2014, CYBF is celebrating mentors’ valuable contribution to young entrepreneurial success!  As a serial entrepreneur, Jean is focused on her successful professional business coaching career, aptly known on social media as @MsBizWiz. Her entrepreneurial background started from scratch without any culinary qualifications or [...]

  • Reading From Inside and Outside: The Box of Objectivity

    In celebration of National Volunteer week happening from April 6 – 12, 2014, CYBF is celebrating mentors’ valuable contribution to young entrepreneurial success! Why is mentoring important to entrepreneurial success? Francisco Lingad of ANCL Partners, explains his mentee’s experience. Generally to get an objective view of the situation, you need to look at both outside [...]