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Global Entrepreneurship Week usually brings with it high levels of creativity and innovation all aimed at bringing out the best in the global entrepreneurial community, and therein lies the importance of an entrepreneurial ecosystem.  The  Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), has identified  five (5) pivotal  areas...

[caption id="attachment_865" align="alignright" width="272"] Dr. Wayne Fredericks[/caption] The President of Howard University, Trinidad-born, Dr. Wayne Frederick, will be the keynote speaker at the Global Entrepreneurship Week’s (GEW) Student Conference in November. Junior Achievement will partner with Youth Business Trinidad & Tobago (YBTT), in hosting the event...

Members of the Youth Business International Network across five continents have supported 18,949 young entrepreneurs to start a sustainable business last year. Find out more by reviewing the YBI Network Review 2015.   ...

The entire global community comprising of a diversed group of stakeholders including world leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, captains of industries, innovators, job creators and start-ups would collectively celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 in November. GEW has been identified as the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship aimed...

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF KATHERINE ELLIS, DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AFFAIRS, COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT (LONDON)!   “My primary role is is to support the 53-member governments of the Commonwealth, to empower their young people socially, politically and economically to effect change” said Katherine Ellis,...

‘MONEY TIPS TO KEEP YOU AHEAD OF THE GAME’   As a young adult, how you feel about money affects how you live your life and manage your finances. It is critical to have the right attitude towards money and adopt the success habits to achieve financial...

Nominations open for Commonwealth Youth Awards Do you know a young person making a positive difference in your community or country? Nominations are now open for the Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work, which recognise outstanding young people who have had a significant impact on...

Press Release Caribbean alliance eyes new era for youth entrepreneurship   02 July 2015 – Young people hoping to transform their business ideas into successful enterprises are set to benefit from the creation of a new Commonwealth alliance to promote youth entrepreneurship across the Caribbean and Americas. The Commonwealth...

Youth Business Trinidad & Tobago (YBTT) Carving out his dream From a qualified primary schoolteacher to the owner of a successful wood-working business, 35-year-old Satyan Sagramsingh is a perfect example of a true entrepreneur – an individual who pursues his passion and takes calculated risks. Sagramsingh, another...

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GAIN INSIGHT INTO NIB BENEFITS!   Recognizing the importance of  the role of the National Insurance Board  to both employers and employees, Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) recently invited the NIB to conduct an educational workshop for its entrepreneurs. Participants were exposed to specific...