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Government of Canada Youth Can Do It! 2018 event for aspiring young Entrepreneurs in Canada (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: March 12, 2018.

Are you between 18-24 and reside in Canada? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Would you like the opportunity to network and gain mentorship? Are you willing to share your story with us?

The Youth Can Do It! event will identify diverse, young entrepreneurs and bring them together in Ottawa to connect with inspiring business experts to support their journey forward. Selected young entrepreneurs will gain support from the business community and will create new connections. Most importantly they will be inspired to achieve their entrepreneurial goals.

Youth Can Do It! is a national initiative that aims to shine a light on the great entrepreneurial journeys of young Canadians (18-24 years old). The Youth Can Do It! event will identify diverse, young entrepreneurs and bring them together in Ottawa to connect with inspiring business experts to support their journey forward.

Selected young entrepreneurs will be invited to visit Ottawa on June 10 – 12, 2018, to network, create and exchange ideas.

Requirements:

  • Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs aged 18-24 are encouraged to apply. You may have a venture at any stage of development, including a concept or vision. You must complete an application submission and must be available to attend the Youth Can Do It! event in Ottawa from June 10 – 12, 2018.
  • If you have a great business story, we want to hear from you and shine a light on your experience. You have a real chance to meet with mentor entrepreneurs and to inspire other young Canadians who may be considering entrepreneurship as a career path.

Benefits:

  • If selected, your transportation and hotel arrangements will be made through the Government of Canada.
  • Other fees incurred during your trip (e.g. meals and ground transportation approved by the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) event organizers) will be reimbursed to you at a later time according to the limits and rules established in the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat guidelines.
  • Airfare and accommodations for the event in Ottawa in June 2018 will be provided for the selected entrepreneurs.

Featuring:

  • Resources for business leaders of tomorrow
  • Networking and collaboration activities
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Opportunities to share ideas with other young entrepreneurs

Contact information

If you have any questions regarding Youth Can Do It! or need more information please email our team: ic.youngentrepreneur-jeuneentrepreneur.ic@canada.ca

For  More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Youth Can Do It! event Canada

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