Impact Entrepreneurship Group and Deloitte launch “Impact Infused” to help young entrepreneurs

Sep 12, 2011 | Corporate Member News

Impact Infused will connect Canada’s top youth entrepreneurs with successful business leaders

As a joint effort between professional services firm Deloitte and non-profit organization Impact Entrepreneurship Group, Impact Infused will provide young entrepreneurs with resources to help them succeed.

“Deloitte has a history of recognizing excellence in business. Through this partnership with Impact, we will help foster success among young business leaders”, stated Bruce Chin, Partner, Deloitte.

Among the features of the program is access to an advisory network that includes business leaders from Deloitte’s Fast 50 and Best Managed programs.

“Impact is committed to providing a platform to encourage young people to get excited about entrepreneurship”, says Kunal Gupta, Founder & Chair of the Board, Impact. “An area of need for young entrepreneurs is mentorship and we are thrilled that Deloitte has stepped up to partner with Impact as we work together to help young entrepreneurs across Canada.”

Impact Infused will take Canada’s top young entrepreneurs, and infuse them with the expertise, advice, resources and exposure to transform their businesses, and increase their probability of success in the future. The program draws from a deep network of successful Canadian business leaders through Deloitte’s strong leadership team, as well as advisors from Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 and Best Managed Companies networks, ensuring that the chosen entrepreneurs will receive the highest quality of support from across the country.

Applications for Impact Infused are available starting on September 6, 2011, and the submission deadline is October 14, 2011. Winners will be announced in mid-November in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week and the Impact Gala on November 16, 2011.

Contact:

Jeanne d’Arc Umurungi
Company: Deloitte
Job Title: Media Relations Manager / Directrice des relations médias
Phone: 416-874-3518
Email: [email protected] 

About Impact Entrepreneurship Group

Impact Entrepreneurship Group is Canada’s largest non-profit, student-run organization dedicated to encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit amongst youth in Canada and becoming a starting point and catalyst for youth interested in entrepreneurship and leadership.

About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 7,600 people in 57 offices. Deloitte operates in Québec as Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l. Deloitte & Touche LLP, an Ontario Limited Liability Partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

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