Now in its second year locally, our 2020 Cohort focuses on supporting businesses in 5 key economic sectors. These sectors have been identified as:
  • Energy solutions
  • Environmental Solutions
  • Agriculture and Food Processing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Innovating B2B Solutions

During an 8 month period, we work directly with growing businesses, to provide the support needed to expand, grow and develop your business and your entrepreneurial mindset, through:

  • Coaching to identify areas for growth and improvement and co-develop an action plan towards success
  • Workshops designed to develop their business and leadership skills using the growth wheel concept
  • Master Classes from industry excerpts in key business areas
  • Pitch Development
  • Business consultation in one of three streams - Export Readiness, Financial Audit and Advisory and Branding, Packaging Solutions.
  • A Demo & Pitch Day event

Graduates will have access to the following benefits, as Shell LiveWIRE Alumni:

  • Continued support services such as Shell Global webinars and resources
  • Access to global Shell LiveWIRE competitions such as Top Ten Innovators
  • Cohort Meet Up Networking session

Participant Profile:

We are looking for entrepreneurs who:

  1. Are between the ages of 18-45
  2. Own existing/currently trading business in the identified sectors
  3. Have a dedicated business partner who is able to attend programme sessions and activities where the designated LiveWIRE may not be able to attend.
  4. Have been in business for at least a year such that they have a paying customer base towards which a product or service is provided
  5. Embody coachability, adaptability, commitment, demonstrated drive and possess a spirit of innovation
  6. Exhibit growth potential in their business

Why Shell LiveWIRE?

As part of the Shell LiveWIRE accelerator programme, you will develop the entrepreneurship management tools which help business development and expansion, through analysis of the core structural components of any business namely the Business Concept, Organization, Customer Relations and Operations (i.e. The Growth Wheel Concept).

The programme will provide you with opportunities for insightful assessment of your business, invaluable training and coaching and meaningful networks.

Follow the Journey here to learn more about the Shell LiveWIRE Programme experience.

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ABOUT - Youth Business Trinidad & Tobago (YBTT)

Youth Business Trinidad & Tobago (YBTT) has been selected to be the delivery partner for the Shell LiveWIRE programme in Trinidad and Tobago.

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