YOU Start! NE – Enterprise Acceleration Programme for Youth Entrepreneurs – is an initiative dedicated to promoting youth entrepreneurship in North East India.
YOU Start! NE will train and mentor 60 youth entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region in India in 3 cities i.e. Shillong, Guwahati and Dimapur.
The programme involves an intensive 3-day enterprise training course and a one-day enterprise pitch workshop. This will be followed by four weeks of coaching support to enable the youth entrepreneurs develop robust enterprise plans, providing them with a solid foundation to sustain and grow their enterprises. 10 youth entrepreneurs will be selected to receive mentoring support to accelerate their businesses.
3 youth entrepreneurs with high growth potential will be awarded.
There is no fee for applying to the programme. Only the candidates selected for the programme will have to pay a nominal registration fee of Rs. 1000/- per participant (including food and accommodation for the duration of the training period).
Also, please note that participants are required to cover their travel costs to attend the programme activities which will take place in the following cities: Shillong, Guwahati and Dimapur.
To be eligible for this program you need to:
Application Process: To apply, complete the online application.
The deadline for application is 6 pm (IST time) on 25th February 2018. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a telephonic interview with a panel. Selected applicants will be informed by email in March 2018.