Youth Entrepreneurship: Exploring Cooperative Ventures for Startups

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  • Date: Tue, Aug 29, 2023, 9:00 - 10:00am
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Event Type: Online
  • Organizations: YouthPower 2: Learning and Evaluation
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Are you a young entrepreneur seeking to launch and sustain your business? After this webinar, you will know more about:

  • Unlocking Entrepreneurial Pathways: Discover how cooperatives offer an alternative approach for young entrepreneurs to overcome challenges commonly faced when starting traditional businesses.
  • Learning from Success Stories: Immerse yourself in real-world case studies of youth-led cooperatives that have achieved success across diverse industries.
  • Navigating Regulations: Gain insights into the regulatory landscape that surrounds cooperative startups, with a specific focus on youth-oriented considerations.
  • Supporting the Ecosystem: Explore existing incentives, grants, and programs designed to foster a conducive environment for youth cooperative ventures.

Join us for this enriching conversation that promises to empower you with actionable insights, inspiring stories, and practical approaches to turn your entrepreneurial dreams into cooperative realities. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or simply curious about innovative business models, this webinar is your gateway to a world of possibilities. Speakers will be:

  • Justin Frank, Co-Founder and Member-Owner of CrowdWork DC LCA
  • Susan Limisi, Gender Coordinator,airtrade Africa
  • Kiran Kattel, Nepal Multipurpose Cooperative
  • Yeral Castillo, Specialist in Content Production for cooperatives, businesses, marketing, and more

Presented by USAID's YouthPower 2: Learning and Evaluation Activity, the Business, Entrepreneurship, and Private Sector Engagement Community of Practice (BEPSE CoP) serves youth, practitioners in youth-serving organizations, and policymakers.

This event will include automatic English closed captioning (cc).

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