On May 18, 2018, Nexus Exective Director Erik Azulay took part in the Y4BIZ Bootcamp in Kolkata. Azulay gave a presentation on the “Top 10 mistakes entrepreneurs make” and conducted small group mentoring sessions with participating startups to help them on their path to success.

Y4BIZ (Youth for Business) is a year-long youth entrepreneurship initiative by the US Consulate General Kolkata in collaboration with Nexus and Contact Base. Y4BIZ has identified 50 young emerging and early stage entrepreneurs in Eastern India focusing on Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. Y4BIZ endeavors to support these promising entrepreneurs to transform their business ideas from the initial stage to a sustainable, scalable business model. The initiative aims to create an ecosystem for young entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, incubators and the government which will nurture entrepreneurship in Eastern India.

Nexus and the IC² Institute are proud to support Y4BIZ. We look forward to seeing these entrepreneurs at Nexus!