YBI launches global Community of Practice to support ‘high flying’ young entrepreneurs to grow their business

Our new Community of Practice and High Flyers programme will identify and share best practices and support underserved ‘high flying’ young entrepreneurs in 8 countries to grow their businesses.

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YBI and JPMorgan Chase launch programme to support underserved and young entrepreneurs

Our new programme funded by JPMorgan Chase supports underserved and young entrepreneurs in Germany, France, South Africa, Spain, and the UK to build more sustainable businesses.

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Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2022

Meet the winners of our Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2022.

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Success stories

Esrat Jahan Chowdhury

Bangladesh

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

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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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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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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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Rebecca Page

United Kingdom

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

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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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01.12.22

YBI launches global Community of Practice to support ‘high flying’ young entrepreneurs to grow their business

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YBI and IKEA Foundation support 3,200 young entrepreneurs and enable small businesses to create over 8,000 new jobs

16.11.22

YBI and JPMorgan Chase launch programme to support underserved and young entrepreneurs

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

IKEA Foundation

IKEA Foundation

EEA and Norway Grants

EEA and Norway Grants

IDB Lab

IDB Lab

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