Press Releases

Trust is the backbone of any successful mentoring relationship, especially in volunteer business mentorship. For young entrepreneurs, having a trustworthy mentor can be a game-changer. At YBTT, we emphasize the importance of building trust between mentors and mentees to foster meaningful and impactful mentoring experiences....

The Personal Stocktaking Profile isn’t just a checklist; it’s a deep dive into what makes you tick as an entrepreneur. This is one of the first tools developed by entrepreneurs within the JumpSTART Incubator and is based on the theory of effectuation. It's designed to...

In 2023, YBTT embarked on a transformative journey, guided by a bold purpose: "Building a sustainable future through entrepreneurship." This isn't just a tagline; it's our unwavering commitment to empowering entrepreneurs and nurturing businesses that fuel innovation, economic prosperity, and social progress. Our ambitious goals Drive Economic...

YBTT's story in 2023 is one of fostering a brighter future through sustainable entrepreneurship. Propelling entrepreneurs to embrace circular economy principles, integrate social responsibility, and make a positive impact on our communities and the planet. Waste Management Accelerator Our Waste Management Accelerator, in collaboration with Circulate Capital and...

On a mission to spark the entrepreneurial flame in young minds YBTT is on a mission to spark the entrepreneurial flame in young minds, not just within our core 18-35 target group, but even earlier, amongst secondary school students. We believe every dream deserves a chance...

YBTT's JumpSTART programme is your springboard to business dreams. Fueled by Effectuation, Design Thinking, and the Business Model Canvas, JumpSTART equips you to transform ideas into thriving ventures.The programme offered a comprehensive package of:Practical Training: Gain valuable skills through interactive workshops covering marketing, finance, and...

In the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship, aspiring and established business owners in Trinidad and Tobago encounter a myriad of challenges. At Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago, we believe in empowering entrepreneurs by addressing these obstacles head-on. Through our interactions with the entrepreneurial community in 2023,...

https://youtu.be/XZlQL-9UFXQ SPARKING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AT A YOUNG AGE Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) and Atlantic LNG have joined forces to launch the Atlantic Youth Entrepreneurship Programme. The initiative aims to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit in 250 secondary school students in the Point Fortin and Environs...

Lucyann Henry's Passion for Guiding Young Entrepreneurs Lucyann Henry, a highly accomplished Chartered Accountant, has been making a significant impact as a mentor with the Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) program. With years of experience running her own accounting and auditing services practice and working...

Meet Erricia Bailey, YBTT Mentor for over 3 years What influenced you to become a mentor? Why did you choose YBTT?Why YBTT? I stumbled upon the Ad on Facebook, talking about YBTT and what they do, and they had the opportunity for persons to be mentors,...