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.
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.