About the Springboard Programme
The Youth SDG innovation platform for Asia-Pacific
Learn more about the third Youth Co:Lab Summit, how to get involved and what to expect
Youth Co:Lab is the largest youth social entrepreneurship movement in Asia-Pacific. Co-created by Citi Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme in 2017, we are building an ecosystem to connect young social entrepreneurs with incubators, accelerators, and investors to turn solutions into viable businesses.
Our dream? To empower and invest in youth in Asia-Pacific, so they can accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals. Youth Co:Lab is putting young people front and center to respond to the world’s toughest problems
Last year was challenging for us all. Many of you made a difference in your communities. We hope to come together to celebrate successes and strengthen our support to each other to build forward better.
WHY Fly with us
what to expect at your destination
With over 12,000 other fellow travelers across the region from youth led startups, government counterparts, private sector and ecosystem partners to share, learn and be inspired.
With over 200 youth led startups who have defied the odds of COVID-19 and are transforming their communities.
By listening to industry-leading experts and change makers at the forefront of social innovation and entrepreneurship discussing topics such as gender, leaving no youth behind and climate change.
By joining the movement, whether you are an innovator, investor, mentor, or supporter, be part of the largest youth social entrepreneurship family in Asia-Pacific, now in 28 countries and reaching over 75,000 participants.
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