Entrepreneurship Programs

The U.S. Embassy programs supporting entrepreneurship as an agent of economic growth, opportunity and innovation.

Attention European entrepreneurs: Launched in 2016, the Young Transatlantic Innovative Leaders Initiative Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) of the U.S. Department of State and is supported in its implementation by The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF).

Emerging entrepreneurs and innovative community leaders, between the ages of 24-35, can now apply for the 2018 YTILI Fellowship Program, which will give 75 outstanding leaders from across Europe the chance to expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience through fellowships at businesses and civil society organizations across the U.S. in 2018.  Selected Fellows will build networks and lasting partnerships to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures.

Applications are due by March 2, 2018.  You can find more information on the YTILI  Fellowship eligibility criteria and the application instructions at: ytili.state.gov.