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Turning job seekers into job creators

Our global network acts as a platform for members to exchange ideas, knowledge and insights, and to collaborate in a way that catalyses entrepreneurs’ success and multiplies impact. 

Why Join?

Youth Business International brings together Entrepreneurship Support Organisations to enhance quality, drive innovation and increase
sustainability, enabling our members to be the go to place for youth entrepreneurship support.​

Become a member of Youth Business International

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Benefits of membership

YBI supports Entrepreneurship Support Organisations (ESOs) to enhance quality, drive innovation, and increase sustainability.

As a member, you benefit from:

Be part of a global collective, supporting and championing young entrepreneurs as a force for good in the world.

Collaborate and co-create practical and powerful solutions

Exclusive opportunities to access funded programmes with high-profile partners*

Raise your organisation’s profile and build your global network

Attend YBI’s bi-annual Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit

Exchange ideas, knowledge and insights with like-minded organisations

Access to high-quality learning content through the YBI Learning Portal

Young entrepreneurs can enter selected YBI-run events, providing exclusive opportunities to grow their businesses

A global network of supporters

Our global network acts as a platform for members to exchange ideas, knowledge and insights, and to collaborate in a way that catalyses entrepreneurs’ success and multiplies impact.

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Membership criteria

To ensure a high-quality and engaged learning network that benefits all members we carry out due diligence checks for each organisation wanting
to join. You are very welcome to apply if:

• Your organisation supports young people (aged 18 – 35) to start, scale and sustain their businesses.
• You are a registered non-profit, social enterprise or social purpose organisation.
• Your organisation has been operating for at least 3 years.
• You are able to provide KPIs bi-annually to YBI.

If you are unsure on any of these requirements, please do get in touch with the Membership Team at [email protected].

Membership fee

Our annual membership fee includes access to all of the benefits shared on our website and in our membership brochure (please download a copy
below). The fee is based on your organisation’s annual revenue:

•.£500 (if your yearly income is less than USD $750,000)
• £1000 (if your yearly income is USD $750,000 or more)

How to apply

Click on the application form at the bottom of the page and submit the documents specified within it.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone before or during the application process, please contact [email protected],
our Membership Team are always happy to support.

Download our member brochure

Find the full benefits and impact of membership below.

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IDB Lab turned to YBI to co-design the regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program across ten countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. We appreciate YBI’s commitment to promoting innovation and learning across their network.

Senior Program Officer, IDB Lab

Being at YBI’s Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit was inspiring, seeing the appetite for innovation and the connections being made to collaborate and continue innovating for impact.

Global Giving Lead, Accenture

YBI enables young people to follow their innovative ideas and plays an instrumental role in helping them to design and execute solutions that create value and address critical social issues and gaps that we see across the world.

Head of Google.org EMEA & APA, Google.org

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If you would prefer to discuss any opportunties with us, then please email us.

Those who make it possible

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Accenture

Accenture

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Argidius Foundation

Argidius Foundation

JPMorgan Chase & Co

JPMorgan Chase & Co