Youth Business International (YBI) BootCamp 2024 in London, UK  ($10,000 Grant) – Apply Now

The call for Applications is now open for the YBI BootCamp 2024 in London, UK. The 2024 edition of the Youth Business International (YBI) BootCamp, is a golden opportunity for young entrepreneurs seeking to make a global impact. This exclusive five-day event in  London offers a unique blend of learning, networking, and the chance to vie for the prestigious Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Youth Business International (YBI) BootCamp

In 2024, the Youth Business International (YBI) is elevating its Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards into a five-day BootCamp. The program is designed for underserved, high-performing youth businesses within YBI’s global network.

Overview of YBI BootCamp 2024

The BootCamp, free to apply for and fully funded for participants, focuses on delivering transformative learning experiences and fostering global business relationships.

Over five days in June 2024, 30 selected participants will engage with experts, refine their pitch skills, develop a growth mindset, and master effective leadership. Networking with peers and industry leaders will form lasting supportive relationships.

Benefits of Youth Business International (YBI) BootCamp

  • All-Inclusive Support: YBI covers the cost of flights, visas, and accommodation, and caters to BootCamp participants. Moreover, finalists attending the pitch day and awards ceremony at the Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit will also have their flights, visas, and accommodation covered.
  • Monetary Prizes: During the Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, participants have a chance to win monetary prizes. While the prize values are yet to be determined, the highest winner is guaranteed a minimum $10,000 grant.
  • Learning Opportunities: in addition to the monetary rewards, participants will immerse themselves in a plethora of learning opportunities, including:
  • Insights from successful entrepreneurs
  • Crafting a journey to scale
  • Perfecting their entrepreneur’s tale
  • Building a growth mindset
  • Developing leadership skills and emotional intelligence
  • Attending a strategic networking masterclass
  • London Experience
  • As a bonus, participants will get a taste of London, one of the world’s most influential cities.

Eligibility Requirements for YBI BootCamp 2024

To be part of the Youth Business International (YBI) BootCamp 2024 in London, UK, Applicants must meet the criteria below:

  • Candidates must have been born between 1 November 1989 and 1 January 2006
  • Receiving support or having received support within the last 24 months from a YBI member
  • Entrepreneur/Business Owner operating within the Impact Entrepreneurship space
  • Business operational for at least three years with evidence of multiple projects launched to market
  • Financial Analysis Showing Evidence of High Growth Potential
  • Must have the potential of Winnie one of the three Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards categories

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Youth Business International (YBI) at to submit your application.

More details can be found at the official website on

Application Deadline

The deadline is February 16, 2024.


Do refugees with EU permits participate?

The Youth Business International (YBI) welcomes applications from refugees and other migrants and will review them on a case-by-case basis due to country-specific laws.

What English-speaking skills must entrepreneurs have?

Entrepreneurs are expected to have at least intermediate spoken and written English to fully participate.

How long is the YBI Bootcamp application period?

Call for Applications opens from 5th January to 16th February 2024.

What If I co-founded my business?

In that case, only one representative per business can attend the boot camp and be eligible to win the Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. But, the financial award is to be spent on the winning business so benefits both founders.

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