Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit

Unleash the power of young entrepreneurs as a force for good. Join us at our 2022 Global Summit to shine a light on and support the inspiring young people whose businesses are supporting a better future.

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YBI Awards open for entries

We're excited to shine a light on inspirational young entrepreneurs and dedicated volunteer mentors at our Global Summit in October. Entries are now open

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YBI supports displaced Ukrainians in Poland

Our new Futuremakers project with Youth Business Poland and Standard Chartered will support displaced Ukrainians in Poland. We’ll be supporting young people seeking work to access entrepreneurship and start or re-start businesses and secure livelihoods in a new country.

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We are a global network of expert organisations in over 40 countries supporting underserved young people to turn their ideas into successful businesses, creating jobs and strengthening communities.

Since 2014...

YBI’s regional Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP).
0 YOUTH-LED BUSINESSES STARTED 0 EXISTING BUSINESSES STRENGTHENED OR SUPPORTED TO GROW 0 YOUNG PEOPLE PROVIDED WITH ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

Success stories

Rebecca Page

United Kingdom

“I want to continue building a community and promote all things craft related.”

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Mojisola Delumo

Nigeria

“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.”

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Anna Basile

Italy

“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.”

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Basel Al Sililati

Sweden

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.

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Alice and Anita

Italy

“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.”

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Esrat Jahan Chowdhury

Bangladesh

“This is not just a business; this is a social responsibility.”

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Latest News

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YBI supports displaced Ukrainians in Poland

14.06.22

Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit 2022

17.05.22

YBI renews Futuremakers programme to support young entrepreneurs hit by the economic impact of COVID-19

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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Enel

Enel

Google.org

Google.org

IKEA Foundation

IKEA Foundation

EEA and Norway Grants

EEA and Norway Grants

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