E-Spirit Aboriginal Youth Business Plan Competition | BDC.ca

Calling all Aboriginal high school students!


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E-Spirit National Aboriginal Youth
Business Plan Competition

November 11, 2013 – March 7, 2014

May 23, 2014

Aboriginal students get their first taste of entrepreneurship



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Whether you have a business idea, or just want a chance to discover what entrepreneurship is all about, E-Spirit is a program designed for you — Aboriginal students in grades 10 through 12 (teams of up to four students)!

Benefits for students:
  • Learn about business development and planning
  • Blend traditional teachings with good business practices 
  • Receive special awards and cash prizes

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  What's in it for students?
  • Learn about business development and planning
  • Meet with other students and real business mentors online
  • Join a cutting edge network of future young Aboriginal entrepreneurs
  • Be recognized for your business smarts
  • Win E-Spirit awards and important cash prizes

What's in it for teachers and schools?
  • A new computer to access the online competition resources
  • Dedicated resources to enhance entrepreneurship or business studies
  • Regional and national recognition for your school team's efforts
  • An opportunity to help Aboriginal youth explore career options and become an E-Spirit ambassador