Get chance to the opportunity of online & offline trainings in related fields and to be matched with the specifically chosen investors both in online platform and around 10 investment summits organized in collaboration with leading international institutions and relevant authorities of the member states or observer states. YBH is an ICYF initiated the project and implemented in cooperation with its special partners.

Join Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF)'s Startup Development Program.

Young Business Hub Platform (YBH) is a joint initiative of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF), international institution affiliated to the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC).Individuals and teams from OIC countries can register their startup for an opportunity to pitch their initiatives and secure mentorship and financial support.

The ICYF is aimed at coordination of youth activities in the OIC countries. The forum pursue its activities in five major fields: advocacy of youth interests, supporting sustainable development, promoting formal and non-formal education, strengthening moral values of young generation and engaging in the dialogue among cultures and civilizations.

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Young Business Hub Entrepreneurship Investment Summit is open to youth entrepreneurs of the OIC Member States and Muslim minorities in Non-OIC Countries.
The travel expenses, accommodation, and meals will be covered by Organizing Committee.
Participation is open to the public and free of charge.

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About Young Business Hub Entrepreneurship Investment Summit in Manama, Bahrain

ICYF welcomes applications of interested youth entrepreneurs for "Young Business Hub Entrepreneurship Investment Summit” organized by ICYF initiated in cooperation with the UNIDO ITPO Bahrain, in partnership with the Union of Arab Chambers to be held on 12-13 November 2019 in Manama, Bahrain at the sidelines of The World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum (WEIF) 2019, an international entrepreneurship summit.

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Green Industry

Fourth Generation Industrial Innovations

Programming and Applications

Renewable Energy Resources

Smart Tech

Take Off Istanbul

2nd Take off Istanbul: International Startup Summit, an international entrepreneurship event implemented within the context of ICYF initiated Young Business Hub Startup platform Project, organized in cooperation with the T3 Foundation, with the Support of Turkish Presidency Investment Agency and with the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology to be held on 16-19 September 2019 in Istanbul on the sidelines of Teknofest 2019.

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How YBH Works

Step 1. Create your startup profile

Create your startup and personal profile and tell us about the problem you are solving.

Step 2. Mentorship Assignment

If your application passes the first stage of validation, we will match you with a Mentor who is based not just on your industry, product, market or speciality, but personality. Our group of mentors includes serial entrepreneurs, angels and venture capital specialists and investors.

Step 3. Idea validation

After successfully receiving mentorship, our technical and financial experts will validate your idea, market and product fit, scalability, investability, marketability and financials. They will work with you to get everything right before it goes to the investors.

Step 4. Apply for funding

Once you received mentorship, and approved by our technical and financial experts, your startup will be made available to investors to make you an offer. YBH provides a single common platform and access to hundreds of angel and venture capital specialists and investors who are focused on helping and developing OIC based entrepreneurs and startups.

Step 5. Launch your startup

The mentorship, validation, funding and continuous education will provide you a solid base to run you startup like a seasoned entrepreneur. We will be around to provide you support whenever you needed!

Join YBH platform Startup World

YBH Startup Platform is an interactive Platform for Companies, Startups, Entrepreneurs, Students and more


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