YALIEntrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is defined as the capacity and the willingness to develop, organize, and manage a business venture in spite of the risks in order to make a profit. Entrepreneurs have a unique ability to harness creativity and innovation to produce a profit.

With more than 25% of the world’s workforce projected to live in sub-Saharan Africa by 2050, it’s imperative that young African leaders continue to create economic opportunities for themselves and for generations to come.

Maybe, from childhood, you’ve dreamed of the day you’d own your business, maybe you’ve never considered it. Maybe you’re looking for a way to make money and change your community. Each person’s journey to entrepreneurship looks different—but there’s one thing all successful entrepreneurs have in common: determination.

YALIEntrepreneurs is an initiative to help you find your inner entrepreneur and take your business venture from an idea to a reality. If you’re determined to create, innovate, and prosper take the YALIEntrepreneurs pledge today!


Writing Your Business Plan

A good business plan serves as a road map for how you’ll structure, run, and grow your new business venture. Using your refined business idea from YALIEntrepreneurs Workbook One, follow the steps below and write your business plan today!

Writing a business plan is no easy feat. Get started with this YALI Network Online Course.

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Finding Your Inner Entrepreneur

Most people think that entrepreneurs are born, not made. Don’t believe it! You don’t have to be born with the entrepreneurial know-how to be able to start a successful business. You can acquire the knowledge and skills to transform your idea into a business that provides for you and your family. The following steps will help you make your business idea a reality.

If you’re ready to harness your creativity and innovate for a more prosperous tomorrow, take the YALIEntrepreneurs Pledge today and make a commitment to yourself and your community! 

Not convinced that you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Take our YALIEntrepreneurs Quiz today and put your business skills to the test!  

YALIEntrepreneurs Workbook One focuses on helping you to uncover your inner entrepreneur by identifying solutions, skills, and interests worth pursuing. Download Workbook One and get start refining your business idea today!

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Read More About YALIEntrepreneurs

Read stories from YALI Network members who are entrepreneurs, get tips from experts, and learn more about the process of starting and running a business on the YALI Network Blog.

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