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Partners are key to creating a sustainable environment for the Young Entrepreneurs in Wales.

If you are interested in or already supporting Young People with enterprise, here you can find out about how to get involved, exchange knowledge and share expertise.

What is Big Ideas Wales?

About Big Ideas Wales

Big Ideas Wales is here to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs in Wales and encourage young people under 25 to develop enterprise skills whatever the career choice. 

Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy

The Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy (YES)  aims to equip young people aged 5-25 with entrepreneurial skills and attitudes to raise their aspirations, so they can fulfil their potential whatever they choose to do.

Understanding entrepreneurship - ACRO Model

Entrepreneurship is not something special that a few people are born with. Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking that can be nurtured.

Who's Who?

A team of dedicated staff provide the coordination and preparation for role model visits in schools, colleges and universities.

Our services

The Welsh Government’s Youth Entrepreneurship Services provide a range of opportunities for young people to get involved in enterprise and get support to start a business.


Learning Resources

Having worked with Department for Education and Skills, we have provided a series of PowerPoint learning resources to support the teaching of enterprise and entrepreneurship at KS4 and above


Role Models

Entrepreneurs are best placed to inspire and encourage future entrepreneurs in Wales.

We’re looking for inspirational role models to be part of the network and reflect the diversity of business in Wales.

By becoming a ‘role model’, you can make a real difference to the lives of young people all across Wales.

Further information and application form can be found here

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