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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 expert organisations in over 50 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

Abhishek Jacob Chetikatt

Sweden

"It’s important to set a very clear mission and vision. Entrepreneurship has its ups and downs, so having a mission means that when things get tough, you can remind yourself why you’re doing it."

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Daniela Retamales

Chile

“You have to dare yourself to do things”.

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Olivia Kodé

France

“I always wanted to launch my own coats brand. I think coats shape the silhouette, they build an identity.”

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Shenelle Hills-Fife

Trinidad and Tobago

“Working for someone else is a lot easier because they are telling you everything that you need to do. But being an entrepreneur is much more fulfilling; the accomplishments are more rewarding”.

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Buram Munkhsuren

Mongolia

"You have to put in the maximum amount of effort and hard work from a young age, then the results will come."

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Tahmina Kabir

Bangladesh

“Doing something to contribute to my family was always at the centre of my thoughts from a very early age. BYEAH has guided me to fulfil this dream."

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Latest News

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12.11.19

YBI and Inner City Enterprise (ICE) launch year two of Young Entrepreneurs Programme

21.10.19

James Caan CBE to present Youth Business International's BBC Radio 4 Appeal

02.10.19

YBI to launch report on 'Entrepreneurial soft skills for the future'

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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Those who make it possible

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Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Accenture

Accenture

Worshipful Company of Management Consultants

Worshipful Company of Management Consultants

IDB Lab

IDB Lab

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