Youthpreneur Business Summit (#YBS2017)

The annual YOUTHPRENEUR BUSINESS SUMMIT (YBS) brings together innovative and ambitious youths to inspire and challenge one other in entrepreneurial approaches to the Nigerian economy. The summit focuses on learning, sharing ideas and mentoring for young entrepreneurs between 18 and 40 years.

This year, we expect 800 entrepreneurs to attend the summit. The theme ‘‘Entrepreneurship: Creating Viable Solutions Through Innovations’’ was chosen to underscore the need for enterprises in Nigeria to introduce revolutionary technologies and ideas that can create solutions to our numerous problems as a country.

Entrepreneurship has been largely encouraged as a tool to mitigate problems of unemployment in Nigeria in recent times. More young people are creating business ventures instead of roaming the streets in search of non-existent jobs. However, 80 percent of such businesses are unscalable and unprofitable.

There is a need to empower these businesses to become more innovative in their approaches to product development, business processes, and other valuable strategies.

YBS 2017 will create a platform for young entrepreneurs to also learn from industry experts and successful but young entrepreneurs who have embraced innovative approaches in their businesses.

#YBS2017 will also create a platform for learning, business pitch competition, product/service exhibitions, networking and business-to-business partnerships.


Fri, November 24, 2017


9:00 AM – 6:30 PM WAT


Nigerian Institute of Medical Research

Edmund Crescent


Lagos, LA

5 Responses to Youthpreneur Business Summit (#YBS2017)

  1. Aweda Abiodun says:

    Please, will be able to hold any under kwara state

  2. Awange Terhembafan says:

    I would have love to attend but, am in Benue State,the cost of transportation and accommodation wil hinder me from attending. I don\’t know would it be possible to carry out this YBS in my State?

  3. solomon joshua etim says:

    i want to be a member in this group

  4. Peter says:

    Pls this is not an excuse but how I wish we have two of such in two states within a geopolitical zone. So as to give room to more participant . personally I could have attentended had it bn the venue is near.

  5. Oluyemi says:

    I would have been there but am in long distance to lagos city

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