G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance

Futurpreneur is proud to be a founding member of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA), a global network of more than 500,000 young entrepreneurs and the organizations that support them.

Are you eligible to become a delegate?

Applications will be open until March 15, 2024 – 11:59 PM (ET)

As a G20 YEA delegate you must be:
  • 18-39 years old 
  • Able to communicate in English
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident 
  • A demonstrated entrepreneurial leader familiar with the challenges facing young entrepreneurs 
  • An owner/co-founder/majority shareholder* of a Canadian business or non-profit that has been in operation for at least two years.** 

* Please note that only up to two people may apply per business/organization to be part of the delegation. If selected for the Canadian delegation to Brazil, only one representative per business/organization will be eligible for funding. 

**Exceptions may be made for businesses that have been operating for less than two years where the applicant can demonstrate significant business growth (preferably global). 

You must have an interest in:
  • Affecting entrepreneurship policy 
  • Exploring international markets
  • Making international connections to advance business interests
  • The Brazilian market or other G20 market  (this is considered an asset)
You must be able to travel and cover associated costs:
  • You must be able to secure the necessary visa to enter and travel in Brazil – please review the requirements with the relevant consular offices. 
  • We anticipate that the cost to participate in the 2024 Summit in Goiâna, Brazil and related delegation trade activities will be approximately $4,000 CAD (inclusive of your international and domestic flights, accommodations, Summit registration fees, ground transportation and food). 
  • A travel stipend will be provided to all participants as a partial reimbursement of applicable travel expenses, pending confirmation. 
  • An additional $50 CAD non-refundable fee payable to Futurpreneur is required from all delegates to confirm a spot on the 2024 G20 YEA Canadian delegation. This fee will be used towards costs related to delegation coordination, training and activities.

Are you Québec-based & between the ages of 18-35?

QC-based delegates who are 18-35 years old will be able to apply for the Entrepreneuriat travel stipend from Les Offices Jeunesse Internationaux Du Québec (LOJIQ). For more information: https://www.lojiq.org/programmes/entrepreneuriat/