CEED Slovenia is happy to announce that they are official partners for a European-wide recruitment for a new fellowship program, the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship Program, YTILI is the U.S. Department of State’s flagship program for emerging entrepreneurs from Europe that provides them with the tools, networks and resources needed to grow their venture. YTILI has a regional focus with a global impact. Operating since 2016, the program includes over 300 Alumni fellows.

The call is open for a new cohort of Fellows for 2021/2022 until March 1st, 2021 here. The program foresees 60 fellows from 45 countries, and includes:

  • Virtual Mini MBA in November 2021,
  • Traveling to the U.S. for 5 weeks (all costs covered) in March 2022
  • Regional Innovation Summit in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in September 2022

YTILI is implemented by WorldChicago and CEED Slovenia, where CEED Slovenia operates as the proud European partner, reaching out to 45 eligible European countries and their prospective entrepreneurs.

“We are honored to expand upon 5-year partnership with WorldChicago. Our team consists of several U.S. Department of State professional exchange alumni from the Professional Fellows Program, International Visitors Leadership Program and YTILI. CEED Slovenia has been an important partner for the U.S. Department of State Professional Fellows Program and we understand how to support potential applicants throughout the application process”, says Alja Gajšek, Program Director from CEED Slovenia.

YTILI is a great opportunity for European start-up Entrepreneurs that want to grow their business opportunities and build transatlantic network.

We invite CEED centers to please share the news in your networks, to help us recruit the best candidates from participating countries – and hopefully a member from the CEED network.

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