Open call : Young migrant entrepreneurs & Mentors | YET

Young Migrants Capacity Building (YMCB) is launching a free of charge training and mentoring programme for young migrants with an entrepreneurial spirit. The registration is now open for both mentors and mentees to join the programme, which is starting at the end of February in Brussels, Vienna, Florence and the Netherlands. It is mainly focusing on pre-incubation state, helping to shape the business idea, develop a business model, explain the legal, administrative and financial rules and regulations linked to becoming a freelancer and/or setting up a business in Brussels as well as providing info on access to finance for this specific group that faces major difficulties.

Young migrant entrepreneurs

Do you want to start your own business but don’t know where to start?
Are you a recently arrived third country national living in Austria, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands?

Then this is your chance !

YMCB provides a free of charge support scheme to guide you through the journey of business creation in three steps:

  1. EDUCATION & TRAINING
    Learn from experienced, qualified trainers, who will navigate you through the labour market rules and fiscal regulations, funding opportunities, help you develop a business plan and strengthen your entrepreneurial thinking, in 6 months of online and offline sessions
     
  2. MENTORING
    Flexible, tailored-made series of face-to-face sessions with mentors (experienced entrepreneurs and various business experts) who will support you throughout the whole process and provide individual guidance and advice.  
     
  3. ACCESS TO FINANCE
    Get to know how to finance your business, what kind of financial instruments are available and how to access them.

Mentors

Are you an experienced entrepreneur or an expert ?

Do you want to share your business knowledge with other future entrepreneurs?

Become a mentor!

What's in it for you ?

  • Receive training on various mentoring methods and cross-cultural competences
  • Learn about the financial opportunities for young migrants​
  • Guide & handbook for mentors ​
  • Get a mentor certificate ​
  • Become a role model ​

Learn more about the mentoring role, requirements and responsibilities here.

Apply here for :

For more information, click here : YMCB