Ye! Community is the
global community
for young entrepreneurs.

More than 30,000 members online and offline

Members from 170 countries and counting

Access to more than 300 expert mentors located around the globe

At the International Trade Centre, we support youth entrepreneurs to succeed in an ever-changing world. We support the creation of decent jobs for youth by helping them to access the networks, information, inspiration, skills and expertise to become successful entrepreneurs.

By joining the Ye! Community
you get access to

Seek out business opportunities, co-founders, buyers, partners in our global community
Find a mentor bringing business expertise from finance to logistics

Build skills with e-courses on entrepreneurship and trade as well as webinars and virtual workshops

Join the community to learn about funding opportunities, programmes for enhancing business competitiveness, and global awards, provided by ITC and its partners
Get connected via events hosted by ITC and partners happening locally and around the world
Access our complete database of startup tools and country business guides to ensure your business has the right tools and information to succeed

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Stories and updates from Ye! members including member profiles,
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Featured Members

Check out who is part of the Ye! Community

Muhammad Iqbal

Founder of TutorBay | Karachi, Pakistan

Edward Kgarose

Kgarose Kgaros (pty) Ltd Polokwane | South Africa

Evelyn Kaingu

Founder of Lupiya | Lusaka, Zambia

Siddharth Hande

Founder of Kabadiwalla Connect | Chennai, India

Amira Elgharib

Founder of Orcas | Cairo, Egypt

Jessica Anuna

Founder of Klasha | Lagos, Nigeria

Ye! Community is worldwide!

Become part of Ye! and join a growing global community just for young entrepreneurs!

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Learn where Ye! Chapters are active and discover one near you.

Testimonials from Ye! members

Don’t take our word for it! Hear from our community of entrepreneurs
and partners about why being part of Ye! is good for business

Omowunmi Akande

Omowunmi Akande | Founder of Smoothie Express Limited | Nigeria

I got in contact with the Ye! Community in 2015. It was like a gift from heaven. Not only is the membership free and accessible, the platform also equips entrepreneurs with resources, materials, access to strategic partnerships and relationships that enable them to grow and become their best versions. Since 2015, Smoothie Express has recorded …

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Paolo Ganis

Paolo Ganis | Founder of Vitesy | Italy

The Ye! Community helped me and my company greatly thanks to valuable connections with important investors and policy makers all over the world. For a young startup like ours this was essential. All the events they organised were simply amazing and we would have never had the opportunity to meet such important people. Ye! Community …

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Mechi Amaah

Mechi Amaah | Founder of Black’n Natural Cosmetics | Cameroon

I am Mechi Amaah from Cameroon, a young entrepreneur. I have been on the Ye Platform for close to a year now. This experience has enabled me expand my network with other entrepreneurs. I have equally met new coaches who have guided me tackle some challenges in my business such as improving my brand image, relating …

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Aisha Aly

Aisha Aly | Founder of I-profile Foundation | Uganda

Through the Ye! Community I have been able to connect with young entrepreneurs from around Kampala, Uganda and the world. Ye! has given me the platform to use my voice to promote the needs of my own enterprise and that of my peers. With Ye!, I feel part of something bigger than myself.

Ozaal Zesha

Ozaal Zesha | ClassNotes | Pakistan

Ye! has been phenomenal in helping me connect with really good mentors from around the world and adding value to my entrepreneurial journey. I can honestly say that Ye! has helped me become a better entrepreneur by providing me with the insights, mentors, industry linkages, opportunities, and a global spotlight that every entrepreneur so desperately …

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Julius Odida

Julius Odida | Youth Initiative For Economic Transformation (YIET) | Uganda

The Ye! Community’s Coffee Roulette program that paired entrepreneurs to has create an immense impact on my individual growth and that of my company. I have been connected with various experts from around the globe who I could never have met with without the platform. They have helped me to digitize my business, design smart …

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Chino Atilano

Chino Atilano | Founder & CEO of TimeFree | Philippines

I have been a member of YE! Community since 2015. It was 3 years after I launched my startup. YE! was instrumental in helping me improve my entrepreneurial skill set. It also helped me link up with like-minded peers who I got the chance to meet in person during the YE! events in Amsterdam, Sweden, …

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