We are pleased to be launching a new initiative for young entrepreneurs supported by our network. YBI is hosting a five-day boot camp for a cohort of underserved, high-performing youth-led businesses in June 2024.Find out more
Youth Business International (YBI) is pleased to announce a new initiative supported by Accenture that will provide vital assistance to young migrants and refugees (aged between 18-35 years old) in Germany, Ireland, Italy and Sweden.Find out more
The project aims to support 4700 participants by the end of June 2024 through an innovative incubator programme as well as consultation, mentoring, and training services for job seekers and aspiring entrepreneurs.Find out more
Youth Business International (YBI) leads a growing global network of 50 enterprise support organisations with a passion for empowering underserved young people (18-35) to start, scale and sustain their businesses.
Working with this global network of members, we develop and scale the most effective solutions to the critical challenges facing young entrepreneurs, and strengthen our members’ capabilities and the quality of their delivery models to support young people into entrepreneurship.
Together, we focus on sustainable and inclusive entrepreneurship, equipping underserved young people with the skills, confidence, and connections they need to beat the odds and become successful, responsible business owners.
“I’ve always felt I’m an artisan, but I’ve never considered myself an entrepreneur. It’s thanks to MicroLab that I’ve changed the way I see myself.”View story
“Both, my mother and my older sister are entrepreneurs. It was a natural progression for me. I always knew I wanted to be my own boss.”View story
“This is not just a business; this is a social responsibility.”View story
Food can help bring home closer. That’s why Basel Al Sililati, born and raised in Syria but now living in Sweden, together with two partners, Ahmad Al Masri and Mohammad Hussein, decided to open a traditional Middle Eastern restaurant near Stockholm.View story
“I want to continue building a community and promote all things craft related.”View story
“We know we will get through this new challenge by keeping our community of customers together. We are developing a new digital strategy for our business, including offering online talks with authors and readers, and introducing an e-commerce platform.”View story
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.View members