In today’s mention of Ryan Jackson’s BDC Mentorship Award win, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) quietly announced that it has changed its name to “Futurpreneur Canada”.
The move reflects a desire on the part of the Canadian non-profit to appear more youthful and web-savvy, aligning with today’s tech entrepreneurs.
“To better reflect the entrepreneurial aspirations of the young people we’re here to serve and the future Canada we are helping to create, we are very excited to announce that the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is now Futurpreneur Canada,” wrote the organization.
“We thank the many young entrepreneurs, aspiring young business owners, mentors, partners, and staff who helped us develop our new brand. We are grateful for your support and look forward to working with you to help more futurpreneurs create successful businesses and create value for Canadians and the world,” wrote Futurpreneur Canada.
Futurpreneur Canada is supported by both public and private funding, including from various government level’s of Canada and corporate partners.