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YBI and Accenture to reach an additional 75,000 young entrepreneurs

We are thrilled to announce a US$6 million grant from our long-standing global partner, Accenture, to be used for the support of 75,000 young entrepreneurs to start, grow and sustain their businesses.

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YBI members are expert not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises with a passion for empowering young people to start, build and grow their businesses.

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Unlocking entrepreneurial potential

We are growing and nurturing an effective and sustainable network that creates impact for young entrepreneurs on a global scale.

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We are a global network of 55 expert organisations in 52 countries supporting underserved young people to turn their ideas into successful businesses, creating jobs and strengthening communities.

Since 2014...

Since its inception, Loden, our member in Bhutan, supported 143 entrepreneurs that created more than 715 jobs.
0 YOUTH-LED BUSINESSES STARTED 0 EXISTING BUSINESSES STRENGTHENED OR SUPPORTED TO GROW 0 YOUNG PEOPLE PROVIDED WITH ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

Success stories

Tusshar Munoat

India

“As I had earned the trust of clients and workers over time, I had the confidence to consider starting my own business. But I did not have the capital to do so. Without collateral or security, banks refused to even look at my proposals.”

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Filip Printzell

Sweden

"When you’re young, you don’t have too much to lose. I think it’s better to go out and do your thing and try; and you will fail a lot of times but you will never succeed if you don’t try.”

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Filipa Carreira

Mozambique

“It was during a work trip to a rural area in central Mozambique, I found managing my period was a challenge, menstrual products were not readily available and none of the public toilets cater for this need.”

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Francesco Majno

Italy

“I’ve managed to get thousands of people to overcome the taboo linked to eating insects by tasting our healthy, sustainable food products.”

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Vanessa Lissa Winston

Dominica

"I have always had a love for nature and creating things, I used to mix and match materials, go against the norm and design something you wouldn’t think of."

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Amelia Hannion

France

“When I see my clients, see how different they are and how diverse their backgrounds are, it makes me happy.“

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Latest News

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10.10.18

Acción Emprendedora celebrated the culmination of its three-year youth project

10.10.18

1,990 young people supported with entrepreneurship training as part of a twelve-month youth programme in Brazil

04.10.18

Inner City Enterprise launch their new Youth Entrepreneurship Programme with help from the Irish Minister of Finance

Our members

Our global network of members provide critical support to young entrepreneurs in more than 50 countries worldwide. Members are connected and supported by a dedicated network team based in London, UK and Bogota, Colombia.

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