Tag: Youth

Summer Company 2019 Application Info Session

he YSBEC office will be running a group session to help you navigate the Summer Company application process. This session will walk you through the application process step-by-step, making business plan-writing easy for anyone! We will explore the core sections typically included in a business plan: Business Plan Writing: Gain an understanding of the key components of writing a meaningful business plan and how

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Summer Company 2019 Application Info Session

he YSBEC office will be running a group session to help you navigate the Summer Company application process. This session will walk you through the application process step-by-step, making business plan-writing easy for anyone! We will explore the core sections typically included in a business plan: Business Plan Writing: Gain an understanding of the key components of writing a meaningful business plan and how

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Summer Company 2019 Application Info Session

he YSBEC office will be running a group session to help you navigate the Summer Company application process. This session will walk you through the application process step-by-step, making business plan-writing easy for anyone! We will explore the core sections typically included in a business plan: Business Plan Writing: Gain an understanding of the key components of writing a meaningful business plan and how

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Summer Company 2019 Application Info Session

The YSBEC office will be running a group session to help you navigate the Summer Company application process. This session will walk you through the application process step-by-step, making business plan-writing easy for anyone! We will explore the core sections typically included in a business plan: Business Plan Writing: Gain an understanding of the key components of writing a meaningful business plan and how

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YSBEC Success Stories: HBC Landscaping Limited

  Ziggy Talaska is only 25, but he’s worked in the trades for a decade. At age 15, he was framing drywall and building decks. By age 18, he was coordinating jobs for another contractor. “I grew up seeing my dad and uncle building fences and decks and I got involved,” says Talaska. “Their handiness rubbed off on me.” At

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Summer Company Showcase 2018

Date: Thursday, July 19 Time: 8:30 – 11 a.m. Location:  York Region Administrative Centre 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket in the Great Hall. Stop by to talk to our participants about their new businesses and enjoy a free coffee. 12 students with businesses ranging from custom furniture and cabinets to renovations, swimming lessons, home and lawn services, one-on-one dog walking services, fashion accessories, music lessons, automotive shift lights,

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Summer Company Showcase 2018

Date: Thursday, July 19 Time: 8:30 – 11 a.m. Location:  York Region Administrative Centre 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket in the Great Hall. Stop by to talk to our participants about their new businesses and enjoy a free coffee. 12 students with businesses ranging from custom furniture & cabinets to renovations, swimming lessons, home & lawn services, one-on-one dog walking services, fashion accessories, music lessons, automotive

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YSBEC Success Stories: Julia’s Best Ever Inc.

Should you — and how do you — turn a hobby into a business? Those questions dogged Julia Brown when she was at university. In her freshman year, she started roasting and blending almonds into nut butter for fun. By third year, as word spread about her sweet and savoury butter, she was whipping up batches of it regularly for

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Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch – Deadline March 22

  Presented by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Government of Ontario, the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition invites high school students in Ontario to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video. Videos are judged through online public voting (40%) and expert judges’ scores (60%). Twenty finalists are chosen who are awarded a trip to Toronto to pitch their ideas live at OCE’s

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YSBEC Success Stories: Professional Lifestyle Services

When clients walk in the door of Nicole Weston’s office they are greeted by a chalkboard sign that reads “Welcome. What you focus on expands.” Weston knows all about focus. A lifestyle coach and counsellor, she’s intent on building her business, Professional Lifestyle Services, and empowering others to live their best life. Her drive to succeed led her to Starter

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