National Challenge Will Mentor 10,000 Entrepreneurs During Global Entrepreneurship Week: CATA Partnership with Start Up Canada & Comments
October 16, 2012

Startup Canada, in partnership with CATAAlliance and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, is launching a national initiative to mentor 10,000 enterprising Canadians over the course of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), November 12 – 18, 2012. The idea for the Canadian Mentorship Challenge was inspired by feedback gathered during Startup Canada’s National Tour...

Programs like the Canadian Mentorship Challenge can help us make Canada stronger as a nation,” said Dr Cindy Gordon, Co-Founder, Sales Choice; Former National Chair, CATA Women in Technology; and National Chair, Invest CrowdFund Canada, a CATA division. “For example, women play a major role in developing a stronger Canadian innovation economy. CATA is a strong advocate for supporting women entrepreneurs and I see this Challenge as an opportunity to reach and inspire more women to act on their ideas and launch startups of their own.”