The Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Global is a six-month programme that inspires, equips and enables youth of different nationalities to start or scale up their
social enterprises in Singapore and beyond.

Since 2010, YSE Global has nurtured a network of youth with innovative business ideas
focused on social good. Together with established social entrepreneurs,
business consultants and investors, we harness the power of ideas,
know-how and resources to effect positive change for a better world.


Join Us as a Participant

Application for the YSE Global is now CLOSED. If you are interested in joining the programme, please register your interest and we will contact you once applications are open.
For enquiries, please contact us at [email protected]


Gain access to an international ecosystem of investors, industry experts, experienced mentors, and a growing network of more than 1,400 young changemakers representing 43 nationalities.
Be inspired by leading social innovation trends and market insights from the region.
Shortlisted teams will stand a chance to start or scale up their social enterprises with up to S$20,000 in funding.

Our Impact

S$1,030,000 grant funding awarded to 59 social enterprises (2010-Mar 2023)

86% of grant winners remain in operation

75% of social enterprises grew from seed stage to start-up stage and beyond through YSE Global

94% of alumni gained network expansion through YSE Global

S$2 million worth of employment created by alumni annually

Social Return on Investment (SROI) of S$3.91 for every S$1 invested in YSE Global


See more in the YSE Impact Study, which evaluates the programme’s impact on its alumni and their social enterprises from 2010 to 2019.

What You Can Expect


Join an international ecosystem of young changemakers, including like-minded individuals, corporates, and successful entrepreneurs.


Gain access to insights from industry experts and professionals.

Regional Learning

Gain global perspectives on social entrepreneurship.


Start or scale up your social enterprise with up to S$20,000 in funding.

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Support Us as a Mentor

 Mentorship is a key component of YSE Global. Our dedicated business and industry mentors are leaders in their fields and provide guidance for our participants to achieve their social entrepreneurship goals.  The application season for mentors is now CLOSED. If you are interested in joining us as a mentor, please register your interest. For enquiries, please contact us at [email protected].  

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