Youth Business Support and Development Programme in Russia
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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.



On November 23-24, 2020 Youth Business Russia and the Mentoring Institute held the VIII International Days of Mentoring in Entrepreneurship. The event was supported by Youth Business International (YBI), the Department for Investment Policy and Entrepreneurship Development of the Ministry of Economic Development, Impact Hub Moscow, and IBLF Russia.


Plotkina was presented with the award by Pip Jamieson, Founder and CEO of The Dots, for her outstanding work in establishing, running and expanding Geek Teachers, a business offering online courses and in-person festivals to help teachers use technology to enhance the student experience.


On the 19th of August, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development, together with Sinergia Corporation delivered a webinar My Business, dedicated to mentoring agenda and the role of mentoring in business start and growth.


On the 5th of August, young entrepreneurs from Voronezh Region presented their projects at the regional step of the Russia Young Entrepreneur 2020 Awards at the premises of My Business hub.

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Boris Tkachenko, CEO IBLF Russia, CEO Youth Business Russia, CEO Institute of Mentoring

Irina Gorelova, YBR Development/Regions/Mentoring Director, Project Manager at Institute of Mentoring

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