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.

Entrepreneurs can access the following services:

  • one-on-one advice
  • coaching and mentoring
  • networking opportunities
  • inspirational talks by high profile successful entrepreneurs
  • business workshops and events.