(IBLF Russia)

Youth Business Russia

Members of Advisory Council and YBR team
Gennady Shigapov, ProfEngineering 
Anastasia Shvydkaya, children's footwear store 
Mikhail Sazonov, travel agency 
Olga Yurieva, perfumery shop 
Anatoly Kostin, agribusiness, potato growing 

International and federal partners

Youth Business International  EY  Hogan Lovells

Partners in the regions of Russia


IBLF Russia’s mission is to support cross-sector partnership and active communication on social and economic issues, including youth entrepreneurship, business standards improvement and mentoring in entrepreneurship.

Since 2008, IBLF Russia have been implementing Youth Business Russia Programme (YBR) which serves as the basis for providing comprehensive support to young people wishing to start own business. The key components of the programme include training and advice on business launch and development, access to starting capital and mentors support. YBR currently operates in eleven Russian regions: Kaluga, Voronezh, Novosibirsk, Rostov, Kirov, Primoriye, Krasnodar, Tomsk, Volgograd as well as in the city of Moscow and Moscow Region.

YBR is an accredited member of Youth Business International.

News and Events

15.06.2019 Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit, Cartagena (Columbia), June 10-14
11.05.2019 Curriculum Development for the Soft Skills Entrepreneurship Training
24.04.2019 The new training programme for budding entrepreneurs developed at Youth Business Russia (YBR)
17.04.2019 YBI being the guest at YBR
03.04.2019 Mentors motivation
08.02.2019 Mentoring Projects Community Forum
25.01.2019 Launch of Social Impact Award 2019 Moscow
18.01.2019 YBI Europe - Citi Foundation Seminar, 17-18 January, Dublin
17.12.2018 Starting Mentoring at Youth Business Armenia
07.12.2018 Case study session on mentoring in entrepreneurship at Youth and Small Business Forum in Ryazan
26.11.2018 Summary of the VI International Mentoring Days
21.11.2018 Case study session on mentoring in entrepreneurship at the V Voronezh Entrepreneurship Forum
06.11.2018 Pro-bono Hogan Lovells event for YBR on the 6th of November in Moscow
26.10.2018 First International Mentoring Conference of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) in Barcelona
25.10.2018 11 Annual Mentoring Conference Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
24.10.2018 Russian National Interuniversity Forum Youth Entrepreneurship Development
19.10.2018 Small Business Acceleration Forum in Nizhny Novgorod, October 18-19
01.10.2018 Professional development programme Innovation and Entrepreneurial Environment at a University
27.07.2018 The meeting between Nexia Pacioli experts and Youth Business Russia programme members
29.06.2018 Meeting with the mentors of the Business Class programme in Novosibirsk
23.06.2018 The launch of the new mentoring-in-entrepreneurship group in Yugra
15.06.2018 Meeting with the mentors of the Business Class programme in Voronezh
14.04.2018 Experience exchange session by Mentoring Institute for the Business Class Programme mentors (Google and Sberbank)
19.02.2018 Experience Exchange and Masterclass delivered by Mentoring Institute for mentors on Business Class programme (Google and Sberbank)
16.02.2018 Peculiarities of offline and online mentoring
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