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The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), is a nonprofit international organization that works in cooperation with the Organization of American States (OAS), to promote social and economic development of young people around the world.

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YABT programs have a positive impact on all aspects of young people’s lives

Since its creation, it has bolstered

+100 000

Young people

in 75

Countries

While building entrepreneurial capacity and innovative solutions to our world's most pressing challenges, the YABT's community of young leaders advances the global goals and strengthens youth-led initiatives for sustainable development.

News and Announcements

  • Eco-Challenge 10.0 call extended!

    The Young Americas Business Trust announces the XIV Edition of TIC Americas and Eco-Challenge 10.0 applications deadline extension until February 28, 2019.

    Latin America & The Caribbean
  • The Caribbean Innovation Competition is still open!

    The Young Americas Business Trust and the Organization of American States is pleased to remind entrepreneurs throughout the Caribbean that registration for the 7th edition of the Caribbean Innovation Competition is still open

    The Caribbean
  • TIC Americas 2019, extension of the applications deadline!

    The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) announces that the XIV edition of the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas (TIC Americas 2019) extension of the applications deadline until February 28, 2019.

    Latin America & The Caribbean
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Partnerships and Alliances

YABT works with companies in different sectors, multilateral organizations, OAS Member States and Observers, youth networks and other global actors to create investment programs and initiatives that support young people, preparing them for the future of business.
Pepsico
Pepsico
The World Bank
Mashav
MCTC
WeWork
ODS