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EntreLaunch is on a mission to change the world by empowering youth to think creatively, create social impact and think outside the box. In the next 5 years, our goal is to help over 150,000 youth build a brighter future through informal learning programs, workshops and entrepreneurial education.
Our programs are designed to alleviate global youth unemployment and underemployment by offering options outside traditional career paths. Through exposure to opportunities, youth develop skills to innovate and adapt to future job markets. With 70% of jobs set to disappear in the next 2 decades, these skills are in high demand!
To further benefit our teen entrepreneurs, a microfunding program is planned for 2018.
Our education programs feature workshops and events created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs that provide basic business skills, creative thinking, leadership training and engagement in both formal and informal settings to accomodate various learning styles.
Impact Cup is a challenge designed to spark creativity while building an Impact business within a short timeframe.
Our microloan programs will launch in 2018 providing funds to teen entrepreneurs for idea validation and startup costs.
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The Future of Work: Jobs We’ve been trained to accept that post-secondary education will lead to a life-long career. This used to be true but now our grads are suffering from high unemployment rates or are underemployed at jobs that barely require a high school diploma. If that wasn’t tough enough you can expect 70% Read more about The Future of Work: Jobs[…]
Launching A New Generation of Entrepreneurs First off, thank you for being part of our email list. You can expect to receive approximately 1 email a month however for the next few weeks, you will receive a weekly email with updates on our launches and successes as we are officially a Founder in Founder Institute. Read more about Startup Day on the Hill and Telus Elevator[…]
Press Release EntreLaunch Founder a finalist in the 2017 Startup Nations Award for Local Policy Leadership October 15, 2017 – EntreLaunch is pleased to announce that our Founder, Rebecca Palmer, is one of four finalists for the Startup Nations Award for Local Policy Leadership. The award recognizes public sector achievement at the local level in Read more about EntreLaunch Founder a finalist in the 2017 Startup Nations Award for Local Policy Leadership[…]
So what is #IdeaADay? Well it is another one of my crazy (and sometimes totally sane) ideas that I have decided needs to come to fruition. So today, September 19, 2017, #IdeaADay is born. Each day, until October 31st, I will share a random idea on Twitter (either @RebeccaPalmer or @EntreLaunch). You are free Read more about #IdeaADay[…]
When we have a new business idea, we often focus on building the first version of our product or implement the solution that we came up with. Don’t get me wrong; it’s important that you work on bringing your product or service into the world. But it is also important to be really clear about Read more about Brand Strategy for Startups: Four Questions to Get You Started[…]
Choosing a career path can be like a day at the amusement park. Flashing lights! Options! I’ll start with one basic question – are you the type that rides the Ferris Wheel, or the one that rides the roller coaster? Ask yourself, what kind of person are you, what kind of person do you Read more about What to Look for When Joining a Start-up at its Very Beginning Stages – The Risk vs. Reward[…]
Are Young Entrepreneurs the Key to Economic Growth? As I talk to youth and young adults in my community (an age group that now ranges from 15 – 39) I notice a trend – many are unemployed or underemployed after graduation and face a somewhat bleak future with an economy that seems to be closing Read more about Young Entrepreneurs: the Key to Economic Growth[…]
What a weekend! EntreLaunch was invited to participate in the Innovation Garage at the Canadian National Exhibition (aka CNE, aka The EX). Thanks to Futurpreneur for the invite. So what is an Innovation Garage? In this case, it was a showcase of various entrepreneurs, innovations, tech, robotics and more located in Hall F of the Read more about The Innovation Garage at #CNE2017[…]
Did you have dreams as a child? What did you create or wish you had tried? Did you have a paper route? Did you cut grass? Make bracelets? Babysit? Do you remember why you wanted to raise money back then? Perhaps it was for a special bike or to help those in another country? Or Read more about CONTEST: Win a spot for your child in Young Entrepreneurs Camp[…]
What if you died today? Would you like how you would be remembered? If you have not yet thought about your legacy (as many young entrepreneurs have not), it’s time to do so. How do you want to be remembered? What would people say at your funeral? Who knows the real you – the one Read more about What if You Died Today?[…]
GEN Attitude with Rebecca Palmer on Entrepreneurship Education among Teens May 31, 2017 Rebecca Palmer of EntreLaunch speaks with Olesea Fortuna, President of GEN Moldova, on GEN Attitude Live about entrepreneurial education and teens. On Wednesday May 31st, 2017 we will talk with the Founder of EntreLaunch, Rebecca Palmer from Toronto, Canada about entrepreneurship Read more about GEN Attitude with Rebecca Palmer on Entrepreneurial Education for Teens[…]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EntreLaunch is a recipient of the 2017 Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship for their upcoming Impact Cup event. June 13, 2017 – EntreLaunch is pleased to announce that they are a recipient of the Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship. These funds will go to sponsoring over 80 youth Read more about Press Release: Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship[…]
The Job Market of Today Will Not Exist Tomorrow. The future is changing and with it, the job market. Entrepreneurship will be one approach to future careers and job creation thus we need to start teaching youth how to be entrepreneurs now. Some people say that you must be born with an entrepreneurial mindset. I Read more about Exploring Entrepreneurship – Making Future Job Creators[…]
Elena Biryukova joined EntreLaunch in 2015 as part of the original founding team. Here are a few of her thoughts on entrepreneurial education.
How to Be the Best Branded Business on the Block When it comes starting a business, building a brand should one of your top priorities. The next step is brand recognition. This is what makes you memorable to prospective clients and makes you stand out from your competitors. Signage is a great way to create Read more about How to Be the Best Branded Business on the Block[…]
Our industrial educated brain will tell us what it thinks we need to hear to keep us safe. It does not want us to get hurt, whether physical, emotionally, or spiritually and it will stop us from taking the risks necessary to make change happen. Don’t be too hard on yourself for thinking this Read more about Why You Need to Be Willing to Be Different[…]
I know what you are thinking. After party? No thanks. After a long day in conference or at an event, you are tired. You might want nothing better than to curl up in bed and get some much needed rest. Or, you just want some alone time. But, do you realize you are missing the Read more about The Value of the After Party and Building Relationships[…]
It seems appropriate on International Women’s Day to talk about empowering female entrepreneurs. By empowering women and girls, we are creating a brighter future. Females are still under-represented in the workplace, receive less pay and are less present in the business world. It’s changing but not quick enough. It is not uncommon to see a Read more about How to Empower Female Entrepreneurs[…]
A few years ago I thought small. I wanted to help those in my community but I was only looking at ways that provided immediate relief, not long-term resolutions. I thought the main ways to help were through donations or volunteering. But then I started to realize the bigger picture. Donations and volunteering are great Read more about Volunteering, doing good and making a difference.[…]
You probably know how you see the world. But do you know how the world sees YOU? How can you make the best possible first impression? How is your personal brand most likely to be seen by others at your best? Discovering how your personal brand is likely to be seen is the first step Read more about How To Make Your Personal Brand Fascinating.[…]