Young entrepreneurs
Programs & Services

YWCA Launch2Success

YWCA Launch2Success is a 16-week program for young entrepreneurs aged 15 to 29 looking to launch their own start-ups. Participants will work with advisors, mentors and business networks to successfully develop and grow their business ideas. 

All genders and agender entrepreneurs welcome.

  • Entrepreneurial skills training courses 
  • Support from a mentor with entrepreneurship expertise* to develop a business plan 
  • Support to complete the Business Name Application 
  • Access to business networks, small business support resources and funding opportunities 
  • Structured support with the business launch

*Mentorship matches will be delivered by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce 

  • Between the ages of 15 and 29, interested in launching a business
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, legally entitled to work in Canada 
  • Living in British Columbia 
  • Unemployed or precariously employed
  • Not a full time student
  • Able to commit to a full-time program for 16 weeks


Next cohort start date: November 22, 2021. We accept referrals on an ongoing basis.

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YWCA Launch2Success 
778 222 0482 | 


Canada / BC
Tri-Cities Chamber