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YoU Embrace
Ukrainian entrepreneur exchange

I'm a Ukrainian entrepreneur

Enrich your entrepreneurial experience

I want to be a host entrepreneur

Share your experience and build fresh ideas for your business

What is
YoU Embrace?

Designed to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Europe, YoU Embrace is an exchange program for Ukrainian entrepreneurs.


It aims to build bridges between Ukrainian entrepreneurs and experienced entrepreneurs from Austria, Italy, the Czech Republic and Germany.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs
Funded by the European Union

Why YoU Embrace?

Benefits for experienced and host entrepreneurs:

  • Fresh Perspectives: Collaborate with a motivated new entrepreneur bringing innovative ideas and skills;

  • Make a difference: Help a Ukrainian entrepreneur to realize their entrepreneurial plans;

  • Market Expansion: Gain insights into a foreign market and explore cross-border business opportunities;

  • Network Expansion: Connect with other European business professionals and join a dynamic European business network;

  • Recognition and increased visibility: Use the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs label and receive a certificate of participation. Receive support in public relations.

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Who can apply?

You can participate in YoU Embrace as a new entrepreneur if:

  • You have Ukrainian citizenship;

  • You are 18 years of age or older;

  • You’re firmly planning to start a business (in any sector), based on a viable business plan;


  • You have less than 3 years of total entrepreneurial experience (in any sector);

You can participate in YoU Embrace as an experienced and host entrepreneur if:

  • You are willing to share your knowledge and experience with a new entrepreneur and act as a mentor;

  • You are a resident in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic or Italy and your company is registered there;

  • You are the owner-manager of a small or medium enterprise OR a person directly involved in entrepreneurship at SME board level (not employee);

  • You have been running a company as an entrepreneur (not employee) for more than 3 cumulative years.


Partners of
YoU Embrace

Project Ahead


STIC Wirtschaftsfördergesellschaft Märkisch-Oderland mbH


Bohemia EU Planners

Czech Republic

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Impact Hub Vienna

Dnipropetrovsk Chamber of Commerce & Industry



Charitable Organization Fundation EEN Ukraine


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