Johanan Dujon pitches his business in the final round of the YLAI Fellows Pitch Competition

Pitching Your Business: Demonstrating Conviction and Telling Your Story – Advice from YLAI Fellow Johanan Dujon

As a 2018 YLAI Fellow, Johanan Dujon, the founder of Algas Organics — the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company — stepped into the spotlight as the winner of the YLAI Fellows Pitch Competition. Months after the competition, we caught up with the 25-year-old St. Lucian entrepreneur. We talk about what it takes to create … Read More »

José Reyes

El discurso promocional perfecto: Consejo de un becario de YLAI

El becario de YLAI en 2016, José Reyes, fundó Estrenón, empresa social con fines de lucro que promueve la reutilización y el reciclado de ropa en México. También es el ganador de la Competencia de becas para el discurso perfecto de YLAI en 2016. En una entrevista reciente con el equipo de la Red YLAI ofreció sus consejos y sugerencias.

YLAI Fellows in Seattle in front of Pike Place Public Market

Who gets to be an entrepreneur?

Original article by Natalie Pond, World Affairs Council in Seattle, WA. What do Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Zynga have in common? At first glance, they’re all corporate tech giants: organizations that have entirely revolutionized their sector through innovation. These are household names, companies whose products have such reach that their brand identities are embedded in … Read More »

YLAI Fellow pins card to board

Being a Leader Means…

In October 2018, we asked the 2018 YLAI Fellows for advice on what they believe being a leader means. Here are some of their responses. Being a leader means… 1. Inspiring others! CBS How we present ourselves, speaks to our ability to inspire others. Steve Jobs was arguably one of the best presenters to ever … Read More »

YLAI Give Back Project

Taller con Cecilia Escalante – Caja de herramientas de mercadeo: el héroe de tu propia historia

Tema: Caja de herramientas de mercadeo: el héroe de tu propia historia Conferencista: Cecilia Escalante, CEO y Fundadora de Colourize (Transcripción – PDF) Resumen: Cuando decides emprender, todo se transforma a tu alrededor y sientes que la incertidumbre te gana la batalla cuando no sabes qué recursos o estrategias pueden salvarte la vida. Entender qué herramientas mercadológicas pueden … Read More »