Press Releases

Thank you for your participation in our short study. The aim of this study is for Youth Business Trinidad & Tobago to better understand how Trinidad & Tobago’s entrepreneurs are using digital technologies, to help us evolve the services we provide to you in the...

"If cash is the lifeblood of a business, then SME are the lifeblood of most economies. These are the creative spaces in which innovation, new technologies, sustainable solutions and development are nurtured."     Good Morning! And thank you all for being here as we launch GEW 2017.   The...

"The Government is reforming the enabling environment to facilitate entrepreneurship and innovation, and also investing in new economic infrastructure for innovators. "   Feature Address: Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry   It is a pleasure to join you this morning for the launch of Global Entrepreneurship...

  Today is “International Volunteer Day” and Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) joins with the rest of world in saluting persons who volunteer their time and effort towards global development at varying levels. Volunteerism in its purest sense is giving of one’s time and energy...

JUST ONE minute into my conversation with performance management consultant, training facilitator and Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago YBTT mentor, Pearl Yatali Gonzales, was sufficient evidence of her passion to empower and support young people, particularly entrepreneurs. Briefly describing her personality, she stated: “I believe that...

THE CONCEPT of strategic alliances has always played a pivotal role in not only supporting but also strengthening female entrepreneurship. Female entrepreneurship formed a major part of the conversation of GEW efforts globally, and Trinidad and Tobago was also part of that experience. A cross-section of...

BG Trinidad and Tobago (Platinum Sponsor of GEW 2015), through its operational diversity, has proven its corporate worth beyond the global LNG business. The evidence of this is profound according to the founding tenets of its Social Performance Policy. “At BG Group, we have fifteen...

[caption id="attachment_960" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Mr. Shedron Collins, General Manager, Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago[/caption]   Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) is an accredited member of Youth Business International (YBI), an international network of youth business programmes. YBTT, with the support of the business community, helps young...

Global Entrepreneurship Week is noted for showcasing the creativity and ingenuity of both GEW partners and  stakeholders, but more particularly, it demonstrates the enormous potential that resides within young people desirous of owning businesses. YoPro, a global non-governmental organization whose interest is targeted towards developing...

The success of entrepreneurship lies at the core of ensuring that all the dots are connected so that both existing and future entrepreneurs would be able to navigate the entrepreneurial landscape successfully. During our interactions with entrepreneurs, we have found that many of them are...