YuvoUdhyami

Towards a generation of youth entrepreneurs

India’s Youth are her Greatest Resources! Over 30% of the population today are youth and the number is rising. Unemployment among youth has tripled since 2012. With not enough jobs available, youth need to turn their aspirations towards becoming leaders in the local economy.

YuvoUdhyami sets out to

Inspire

Inspire youth to be entrepreneurs and problem solvers in their community

Prepare

Prepare youth to start-up with multiple opportunity pathways & know-how

Nurture

Nurture an ecosystem where risk-taking is encouraged and supported

What do the Youth need to
become Entrepreneurs?

Provide
(to jump start their abilities)

  • Structured skill-based learning curriculum
  • Curated content for group or self-learning
  • Opportunities to learn and earn
  • Assessment of entrepreneurial qualities

Nurture
(over a course of time)

  • Inspiration to solve problems in society
  • Mindset to look for opportunities
  • Skills to build and capitalize on the opportunities
  • Ability to make clear choices & decisions

Support
(in starting anenterprise)

  • Incubation of ideas, structurally
  • Setting up of formal businesses
  • Fundraising for bigger ideas
  • Scale-up through accelerators

Sustain
(growth outside program)

  • Matching mentors-mentees
  • Creating peer networks
  • Introducing market connections

Our Focus Areas

Scale Innovative Solutions

GAME aims to identify best Youth Entrepreneurship based solutions in the country that can be amplified and replicated through its alliance partners.Some of the main parameters that would be looked at would be Innovativeness of the Solution, Ability to Scale up, Scope for replication and Identification of White Spaces that can give rise to newer innovations as well.

Learn through Experiments

GAME, along with partners, will run pilot experiments of different Youth Entrepreneurship models in Karnataka and Punjab.
The partner consortium will tweak existing models to focus on building sustainable young entrepreneurs in the region. Through these experiments, the partner consortium aims to demonstrate scalable models that can be replicated elsewhere.

Create Place-based Models

Aim is to focus on one particular District and work on all relevant Youth Entrepreneurship models in that region.This will aid in observing the cumulative impact of engaging youth in a district.

Build Vibrant Ecosystem

Aligning with the mission of GAME, the whole objective is to mobilize and keep up the momentum in the Ecosystem to boost Entrepreneurship.Through webinars, newsletters, convenings and other equivalent platforms, the plan is to convene the ecosystem participants to boost and facilitate knowledge sharing and foster collaborative work.

Our Initiatives

On the occasion of World Entrepreneurs’ Day, GAME hosted ‘Powering Yuvoudhyamis’, a national-level virtual convening in collaboration with YuWaah – Generation Unlimited India Wadhwani Foundation, and TiE Chapter Bangalore. This aimed to build collaborations and partnerships to fuel youth entrepreneurship as a viable and aspirational career path.

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The Ecosystem

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