Youth Innovation

changes the world

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.

Business Skills

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


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

  • YABT announce the Caribbean Startups participating in the EWC

    A regional announcement on the Caribbean Finalists and Winners moving on to the next phase of the Entrepreneurship World Cup was made today, via Facebook Live

    The Caribbean
  • TIC Americas 2019 winners

    The winners were selected from a total of 5106 proposals presented from 41 countries, including all the categories. There were 16 finalist teams representing 8 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    Medellin Colombia
  • ¡Llegamos a las finales del Eco-Reto 10.0!

    El Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) y PepsiCo Bebidas Latinoamérica inauguraran el día de hoy martes 25 de junio las finales de la décima edición del Eco Reto.

    Medellin Colombia
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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.
The World Bank