(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

13.03.2020 Businesswomen Forum in Ulyanovsk and Mentoring
28.02.2020 Newcomers at YBR Voronezh
14.02.2020 The second pilot project on mentoring in entrepreneurship launched in Kurgan
28.01.2020 Mentors training for environmental entrepreneurship
27.01.2020 Mentoring session in Tambov
23.12.2019 YBI and Citi partnership 2020
16.12.2019 Boris Tkachenko elected to the YBI Board
07.12.2019 Mentoring Round Table at Ryazan Business for Everyone Congress, December 6
06.12.2019 The launch of the 5th pilot project on mentoring in entrepreneurship in Surgut, 30.11-02.12
29.11.2019 November 29, Surgut Day 2 of the VIIth International Days of Mentoring in Entrepreneurship
28.11.2019 The VIIth International Days of Mentoring in Entrepreneurship, Day 1
17.11.2019 YBI pilot training Entrepreneurial soft skills for the future, November 11-16
26.10.2019 YBI Mentor Webinar at Caribbean
12.10.2019 Advanced mentoring workshop
26.09.2019 Round table Mentoring as a tool to build business culture on the 25th of September in Ulyanovsk
18.09.2019 Mentoring Forum at the VIth Eitingon Managerial Platform Projection into Future: 2020
30.07.2019 Nexia Pacioli webinar for young entrepreneurs
27.07.2019 CEO YBR and Mentoring Institute Boris Tkachenko worked together with his colleagues of MOST Business Incubator on July 23-26 in Almaty
01.07.2019 Social Impact Award (SIA) Conference at Guslitsa
15.06.2019 Global Youth Entrepreneurship Summit, Cartagena (Columbia), June 10-14
06.06.2019 Mentoring programme in Kirov
30.05.2019 International online conference Mentoring in Business. Nuances of Implementation
28.05.2019 Entrepreneurs Day in Rostov-on-Don
24.05.2019 YBR 10-year anniversary in Voronezh
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