Founded in 1993 in Japan as a non-profit organisation, ETIC. is one of the largest networks of social change leaders in the country. ETIC.’s ultimate goal is to create ecosystems where everyone can unleash their entrepreneurial potential. They currently support over 1,800 young entrepreneurs through core incubation programmes and peer-support communities.
ETIC.’s flagship programmes, focused on building entrepreneurial ecosystems in Japan, include:
Naho Kawashima, Social Innovation Coordinator at ETIC., says:
"Becoming a YBI member gives us confidence that our work is globally relevant and recognized. Together with YBI and its members we hope to co-create many inspirational opportunities, and to mobilize untapped resources that enable sustainable and inclusive youth entrepreneurship worldwide."
ETIC. will add a wealth of expertise and experience to our global network and we look forward to working together to support young entrepreneurs in Japan, and around the world, to thrive.
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