Category: Live Initiative

Hackathon for displaced Ukrainian entrepreneurs in Poland

Programme Overview  Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine in February 2022, millions of Ukrainians have fled to Poland for a chance to live in peace and safety. However, many are left without jobs and financial stability in a new country. The entrepreneurship ecosystem in Poland is dynamic and thriving and ready to give […]

Focus on social entrepreneurship in Korea with Google.org

YBI’s programme supported by Google.org providing access to entrepreneurial resources and content, training and support to 20,000 underserved social enterprises and SMEs in Korea

Supporting displaced Ukrainians in Poland

YBI and Youth Business Poland’s emergency support programme to support displaced Ukrainians in Poland as part of Futuremakers by Standard Chartered

Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs in Canada

Supporting indigenous young entrepreneurs in Canada Indigenous youth are one of the largest demographic youth segments in Canada and an integral part of the nation’s economic development and growth, but disproportionally face systemic socio-economic barriers to success when seeking to start and grow a business. YBI is working with its member in Canada Futurpreneur, in collaboration […]

High Flyers Community of Practice

Our global Community of Practice (CoP) and High Flyers programme, funded by Argidius Foundation, to support underserved ‘high flying’ young entrepreneurs in 8 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and South America to grow and scale their businesses.

Revolving Fund in Kenya with Standard Chartered Foundation

YBI and Somo launch an innovative revolving loan fund for female entrepreneurs, supported by Standard Chartered Foundation

Seeking Economic Empowerment and Resilience for Refugees and Migrants

This initiative supported by Accenture provides vital assistance to young migrants and refugees (aged between 18-35 years old) in Germany, Ireland, Italy and Sweden. The programme, is delivered in partnership with four members of the YBI Network (KIZ, Germany; ICE, Ireland; MicroLab, Italy; and NyföretagarCentrum, Sweden), and supports young people to access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.  Running for 12 months, over 1,500 […]

Driving responsible and sustainable businesses led by underserved entrepreneurs

Our programme supported by JPMorgan Chase to support underserved and young entrepreneurs in Germany, France, South Africa, Spain, and the UK to build more sustainable and environmentally conscious businesses.