The Young Entrepreneurs Project (YEP) provides business intenders and entrepreneurs in Far North Queensland with free advice, mentoring and coaching to help them start and run sustainable businesses.

In particular, YEP targets young unemployed people. However their services are available to anyone with a business idea.

They use local business advisers who understand the challenges small businesses face in the area.

They offer a range of free services including, but not limited to:

  • information and advice about entrepreneurship and starting and running a business
  • tailored mentoring and assistance, including workshops and networking events
  • linking and referring individuals to appropriate services that can help them start and run their own business.