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Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program

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Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program identifies and supports inspiring young entrepreneurs whose work helps alleviate domestic poverty. This competitive program is open to entrepreneurs who are operating viable businesses in the United States with the dual purpose of making a difference and making a living. Eligible entrepreneurs must have launched their business before they reached age 30. Their business must be between one and five years old. For complete eligibility requirements see Selection Process.

In addition to a $40,000 grant, this program provides awardees the ingredients they need to succeed, including leadership development, business mentoring, technical assistance and access to a network of peers and advisers. With this programs support and the support of partner organizations — including Investors’ Circle, Social Venture Network, B Lab, and PICnet — these individuals can take their work and communities to the next level.

Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program believes the solutions to poverty are out there. The key is to support and amplify the work of those who are doing well and doing good — the innovators of our time who reach for the sky from the ground up.

Read more about our 2011 Entrepreneurs.

Read more about our 2010  Entrepreneurs.

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