YBH Startup Platform

YBH Startup Platform

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How does it work?

The first step to participate in the startup platform is to submit an application. Accepted applicants are offered 8 weeks of online training by outstanding mentors with a focus on the fields of finance, marketing, business plan and development.

After the completion of the online training, the trainees get an official invitation for yearly investment summits organize by ICYF organized in cooperation with member/observer states.

Objectives of the startup platform
•Offering sustainable development opportunities for the OIC member states by creating effective reinforcements for young Muslim Entrepreneurs
•Increasing overall knowledge and knowhow level of Young Muslim entrepreneurs to prepare them for intense global competition
•Increasing the overall Job supply in the OIC Countries by establishing a rigid ground for the creation of new companies
•Decreasing the overall unemployment rate in Muslim Youth which is one of the crucial problems in the OIC Geography
•Increasing the overall economic integration rate by bringing together investors and entrepreneurs from different OIC countries
•Creating a market place for tech Startups and provide visibility around the OIC geography

The Platform was decided as one of 14 priority Joint Youth Actions by the 3rd Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports Minister (5-7 October 2016, Istanbul) and approved by the 43rd Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (18-19 October 2016, Tashkent).
The startup platform is one of the platforms of the Young Business Hub. The online platform of the Young Business Hub accepts projects throughout the year and since its inception it has received over 5000 applications and offered free online training and mentorship for 500 Startups.

ICYF startup platform offers the following
•Online Training
•Free mentorship
•Matching with investors
•Preparation for investment

How does it work?

The first step to participate in the startup platform is to submit an application. Accepted applicants are offered 8weeks of online training by outstanding mentors with a focus on the fields of finance, marketing, business plan and development.
After the completion of the online training, the trainees get an official invitation for yearly investment summits organize by ICYF organized in cooperation with member/observer states.

Objectives of the startup platform

•Offering sustainable development opportunities for the OIC member states by creating effective reinforcements for young Muslim Entrepreneurs
•Increasing overall knowledge and knowhow level of Young Muslim entrepreneurs to prepare them for intense global competition
•Increasing the overall Job supply in the OIC Countries by establishing a rigid ground for the creation of new companies
•Decreasing the overall unemployment rate in Muslim Youth which is one of the crucial problems in the OIC Geography
•Increasing the overall economic integration rate by bringing together investors and entrepreneurs from different OIC countries
•Creating a market place for tech Startups and provide visibility around the OIC geography

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2 Responses

  1. Assalamu alaikum.
    My name is Abu Bakar and I am interested in the YBH Startup Platform. How do I sign up?

    1. Aleykumselam,
      Dear Abu Bakar, you can sign up anytime through our website http://www.youngbusinesshub.org Sign Up button at the right top of our website. It is good to see you with us when we have Start-up competition. Our platform will be more active during the competition.

      Take care of yourself and be safe.

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