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Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT)

Contact

(246) 228-2772
The BYBT is a youth entrepreneurship development organization which provides the much needed service of turning good ideas into good businesses. BYBT assist young people to develop skills and attitude which they will need to become successful entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurship development program helps 18 to 35 year olds who are unemployed, underemployed and of limited means including the physically challenged, to set up and run their own business by providing financial assistance, on going business advice and marketing support. Applicants who have a viable business plan, but have been unsuccessful in raising the start up capital elsewhere, are eligible to receive assistance to get their business started. The secret of The Trust’s success is that every new business is assigned a Business Mentor – a volunteer who provides support, encouragement and advice to help the business succeed. The Trust also provides marketing and sales opportunities, including subsidized space at exhibitions, informing young entrepreneurs about training opportunities, providing grants for marketing research, educational and go and see opportunities. Outreach BYBT has come in contact with approximately 10, 000 young unemployed persons over the years, sensitizing them to entrepreneurship as a career option. Locations include: schools, community centres, churches, skill training centres, tertiary institutions and social development organizations. Regional Coordination The Trust is a centre of excellence within the YBI network, a regional resource and a lead program for the ongoing four years IDB/MIF regional project to develop young entrepreneurs. As the lead program BYBT has assisted Youth Business Programs in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Belize, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Dominica to start their operations by training managers, business mentors and young entrepreneurs. BYBT works with several regional partners on projects and programs relevant to youth development and sustainable livelihood including CARICOM in Haiti,. Loans and Grants Barbados Youth Business Trust offers the following assistance Non- Financial Assistance  Business Mentoring  Marketing Support  Promotional Support  Networking Opportunities  Educational and Training opportunities Financial Assistance  Business Start-up loans  Business Developmental Loans  Grants 1. Go and See 2. Feasibility (marketing research) 3. Education For complete details of what we do and how we work, contact us at: Barbados Youth Business Trust Ground Floor, Building #6, Harbour Industrial Estate St. Michael, Barbados Tel: (246) 228 2772 Fax: (246) 228 2773 Email: bybtyouthbusiness@caribsurf.com Website: www.youthbusiness.bb

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Launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013
A press conference to introduce Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: Thursday from 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Start: 24 October 2013
Audience: General
In Person
Press Conference with Partners
One of several press opportunities to outline/ promote activities for GEW 2013.
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
Location: Hastings, Christ Church, Christ Church
  • When: 10:00 a.m
  • Start: 14 November 2013
  • End: 14 November 2013
Audience: General
In Person
During GEW
Taping of Media Session on Entrepreneurship
A panel discussion of tips and advice for riding out the Recession
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
Location: The Pine Errol Barrow Highway, Saint Michael
  • When: 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m
  • Start: 16 November 2013
  • End: 16 November 2013
Audience: Entrepreneurs / Startups
In Person
During GEW
Morning Barbados
An early morning television show which provides information activities occuring during the week to the Barbadian public
Partner: Caribbean Broad...
Location: The Pine Errol Barrow Highway, Saint Michael
  • When: 6:00 am
  • Start: 18 November 2013
Audience: General
In Person
During GEW
Getting to know the Barbados Stock Exchange
Presentation and tour of the BSE
Partner: Barbados Stock ...
Location: 8th Avenue Belleville, Saint Michael
  • When: 10:00 a.m - 11:30
  • Start: 18 November 2013
Audience: Entrepreneurs / Startups
In Person
During GEW
From Nursey to Boadroom
Presentation to students of primary nursery schools on entrepreneurship
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: 09:00 am - 10:00
  • Start: 18 November 2013
Audience: Students / Youth
In Person
During GEW

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