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  • What is expected of me as a host entrepreneur?
    As a host, you'll mentor a talented new entrepreneur, offering practical business advice and sharing your expertise. Together, you'll collaborate on projects, explore innovative strategies, and build a relationship that can lead to future cross-border opportunities.
  • Will I be randomly assigned an entrepreneur to host?
    No. The matchmaking process is carefully curated by our consortium team to ensure a thoughtful pairing that aligns with both the host’s business needs and the new entrepreneur's goals, guaranteeing a meaningful and productive collaboration.
  • Do I get an intern that I have to pay for?
    No, the new entrepreneur is considered an equal partner in the collaboration and is fully funded through the YoU Embrace project. They bring their own skills, insights, and innovative ideas to the table, creating a mutually beneficial exchange without requiring financial responsibility from the host.
  • What can I expect from my collaboration with a host entrepreneur?
    Expect hands-on mentorship, guidance, and exposure to a new business environment. You'll be immersed in daily operations, gain practical insights into business strategies, and collaborate on projects that will help you achieve your entrepreneurial goals.
  • Will I be randomly assigned a host entrepreneur?
    No, our consortium team carefully curates the matchmaking process to ensure you’re paired with a host entrepreneur who aligns with your business goals and industry. This guarantees a meaningful partnership that meets your needs.
  • Will I be treated like an intern and need to pay the host entrepreneur?
    No, you will be an equal partner in the exchange and receive funding from the YoU Embrace project to support your stay. You'll bring your skills and innovative ideas to the collaboration, ensuring a mutually beneficial relationship.
  • How does YoU Embrace work? How long is it?
    New entrepreneurs gather and exchange knowledge and business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur, with whom they stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months. Exchanges will happen anytime between April 2024 to February 2026.
  • How is YoU Embrace connected to the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs program?
    YoU Embrace is a unique initiative powered by Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE). It harnesses the spirit and framework of the EYE program to build strong business bridges between Ukrainian entrepreneurs and experienced business owners in Austria, Italy, Germany, and the Czech Republic. By focusing on Ukraine, YoU Embrace brings the proven mentorship, cross-border exchange, and entrepreneurial support structure of EYE to empower a new generation of business leaders for international success.
  • Who is behind YoU Embrace?
    YoU Embrace is powered by the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) program and brought to life through a consortium of European partners dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and innovation. While it emphasizes support for Ukrainian entrepreneurs, it represents a collaborative effort across Europe to promote business growth and resilience.
  • How can I register to YoU Embrace?
    Applying to YoU Embrace is straightforward. Whether you’re a new entrepreneur seeking guidance or an experienced business leader looking to mentor, simply visit our application page. Fill out the relevant application form with your details and business plan (if applicable), and submit it before the deadline. We’re excited to review your application!
  • What will the collaboration between new and host entrepreneurs look like in YoU Embrace?
    New entrepreneurs will work alongside their host, gaining hands-on experience in daily business operations. Hosts will provide mentorship, sharing strategies and market insights. Together, they'll collaborate on projects, exchange innovative ideas, and explore cross-border opportunities, creating a supportive and enriching partnership that benefits both sides.
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