YEoS – Young Entrepreneurs of Sweden is an organisation that connects, inspires and develops leading Swedish entrepreneurs under the age of 30. YEoS has more than 180 Members of hungry entrepreneurs who are building high growth companies and have very high ambitions. By organising events, meetings and create forums online where we provide a network and sounding board of entrepreneurs, investors and partners, our aim is catalyse talented young entrepreneurs and help them to achieve more and become world-shifters.
WHAT DOES YEOS DO?
YEoS provides a platform during several national events and local meetings as well as online where talented young entrepreneurs can come together to network, exchange ideas and experiences and gain inspiration.
WHAT IS THE OUTCOME?
Larger and more powerful network of like-minded friends and professional contacts;
increased motivation and inspiration;
a rewarding sounding board for knowledge and experiences exhange which helps the Members moving forward and inspires them to think bigger; as well as
more, bigger and better business deals.
WHO ARE THE MEMBERS?*
A Member of YEoS is in average 25.4 years old and has been self employed for 5.6 years.
26 per cent of the Members are female.
In 2010 an average Member had a turnover of 3.93 million SEK. Same Members expected their turnover rise to 6.70 million SEK in average in 2011.
The Members of YEoS had in average 16.7 employees split between 5-8 full time positions in 2010. In 2011, same Members expect to employ 3.7 people each in average.
The three largest industries in YEoS are ‘Electrical, Data, IT & Telecommunications’, ‘Advertising, PR and Market Research’ and ‘Business Services’.
* The data were collected in a Member survey in June 2011.
WHO OWNS YEOS?
YEoS was founded in 2008 by three young entrepreneurs and has since been owned and run by its Members.