We are dedicating this month to driving inclusivity and diversity in entrepreneurship, highlighting the systemic barriers that different groups of young entrepreneurs face, and exploring support needs and solutions with our global network of members.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
We are delighted to welcome five new trustees to our board. Congratulations on the appointment to Matthew Wallace, Lydia Savill Ellora-Julie Parekh, Purity Gakuo and Babajide Oluwase.Meet the Trustees
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.
“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
“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
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
“This is not just a business; this is a social responsibility.”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