If you’re a young business owner looking for resources to finance your company’s growth, we have a contest for you. The Business Development Bank of Canada is accepting applications for the 2013 edition of the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award. Canadian business owners aged 18 to 35 now have a chance to win a $100,000 Grand Prize and a second prize of $25,000 in consulting services. To enter the contest, participants must create a short video to present a turning point their company has reached and the solution they propose to take their business to the next level. The deadline for receiving applications is April 2, 2013, at noon Eastern Daylight Time. More details about the 2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award application process are available at bdc.ca.
About the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award contest: Created by the Business Development Bank of Canada in 1988, the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award contest pays tribute to remarkable Canadian entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 years of age. Eleven finalists — one for each province and one for the combined territories — are short-listed to compete for a $100,000Grand Prize. The winners are selected by public vote and a second prize of $25,000 in consulting services is awarded to the contest runner-up. www.bdc.ca/yea