Calling all Aboriginal high school students!

Calling all Aboriginal high school students!


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E-Spirit National Aboriginal Youth
Business Plan Competition

November 11, 2013 – March 7, 2014

On-Line Team Registration:
September 30 to November 1, 2013

Module Completion dates

Milestone Prize #2:

Module 4 – Operations
January 06 – January 17, 2014

Module 5 – Marketing
January 20 – January 31, 2014

Module 6 – Financial Statements
February 03 – February 21, 2014

Module 7 – Executive Summary
February 24 – February 28, 2014

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Entrepreneurship circle
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

For more information:
Contact BDC Media Relations



  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