YBTT offers various support programmes and services for young persons starting or growing a business.
How to use this page:
Step 1 – Use the filter button below to select the type of support that you currently need;
Step 2 – Review the brief descriptions under each programme;
Step 3 – Select the programme that best suits you!
This listing is updated regularly based on available projects. Here are the programmes currently have available!
JumpStart Training Programme - San Fernando
Our JumpStart Training programme utilizes entrepreneurial theories designed to support a young entrepreneur in crafting a new business idea, evaluating an existing idea, testing the idea on the market and creating a product or service that best fits what the target customer needs! Let us help you JumpStart your entrepreneurial journey!
Call for Loans within the Creative Industry
If you are between 18-35 years, don’t miss this golden opportunity to apply for a loan up to a maximum of $30,000 TTD that can be used to purchase equipment or stock. Applications are open from the 27th February to 20th March for business proposals in the creative industries.
Sky's The Limit - Caribbean (eMentorship)
An online Mentorship Platform, connecting Entrepreneurs and Mentors across Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. Join our community!
ACCA-X online financial courses
Build a successful career in accountancy, finance and business with ACCA-X online courses.
Check out our latest podcast episode! Episode 1 - Exploring Intellectual Property (Released June 01, 2018)
HP LIFE E-Learning with YBC
Sign up and enjoy this e-Learning Platform powered by HP LIFE. Youth Business Caribbean offers you free access to HP LIFE courses. Join the global online community and get your own certificate of completion.
Shell LiveWIRE Programme
An accelerator programme that supports growth stage start-ups in underdeveloped economic sectors. These sectors have been identified as Recycling and Waste Management, Energy Solutions and Agriculture & Agri-Processing. During a 7 month period, entrepreneurs receive training and are supported to grow through access to investors, export consultation, financial awards, monthly master classes and peer to peer technical advisory groups (sector circles). Post completion of the programme, entrepreneurs can access cohort networking opportunities (cohort meet ups).