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CYEL 2022

16th edition
10 startups

Application until 23/09/2022

Gala ceremony
01/12/2022

What is CYEL?

Creative Young Entrepreneur Luxembourg is the very first non-for-profit competition organized in Luxembourg since 2007 by the Junior Chamber International Luxembourg.

Through the CYEL, JCI aims to promote entrepreneurship spirit, to transform passionate young people into capable and entrepreneurial young leaders and to integrate them into the economic and social spheres in Luxembourg and worldwide.

About the Junior Chamber International

JCI is a non-profit association created in 1915, today present in more than 120 countries with more than 200 0000 members worldwide. The main mission is to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.

CYEL is one of the 4 Programs offered by JCI

More about the programs

Why joining us?

  • Develop your entrepreneurial skills and startup network
  • Learn from their valuable expertise and experience
  • Meet like-minded change-makers and entrepreneurs
  • Network with entrepreneurs and business people from various different backgrounds and sectors
  • Raise the stakes of winning: cash prizes, free promotional videos, free media exposure with our media partners and sponsors.
  • Qualify for the World JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur competition and face startups from all around the world!

 Are you C.Y.E.L.?

C  Does your startup is innovative/creative

Y  Are you between 18 and 40 years old and your startup has no more than 5 years of existence?

E  Are you involved in the management of your startup?

L  Are you established in Luxembourg?

If you respond YES for all questions, apply now for the CYEL competition and join our vibrant community of young leaders in Luxembourg

DEADLINE: 23 september

All startups will get in touch with our CYEL team for an interview (face to face or online) to better understand your business and check if it fits to the CYEL expectations. During this timeslot, we will challenge you to think critically and creatively with an outstanding business model, real marketing positioning and strategic goals to generate profits and become sustainable.

A shortlist of 10 startups will have the chance to go to phase 3.

If you are not selected, don’t worry, you can still participate to our workshops organized by JCI and your sponsors in the area of growth, IT among others during the month of September and apply next year 😉

All 10 preselected startups will have the chance to meet our sponsors, being coached and receive a dedicated feedback on their pitches prior to pitching in front of a jury composed of our sponsors, and highly respected professional from the entrepreneurial and corporate ecosytems.

The best startup of the year is announced during this networking event in front of more than 200 guests including in one place: startups and incubators of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country, the corporate world as well as our sponsors.

Do you want to be part of the gala?

SAVE THE DATE FOR 1 DECEMBER 2022 AT THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

(more info will come soon. Stay tuned!)

BOOST YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEY WITH CYEL !

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Digital Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Partners

Media Partners

Incubators & Partner Agencies

APPLY FOR THE CYEL COMPETITION
AND MEET OUR SPONSORS NOW !

CYEL 2022 team

The gala is the recognition of all the work accomplished by our CYEL team and working on a voluntary basis to make CYEL better every year.

Siva BACTAVATCHALOU

Project Manager / JCI Deputy President

Martine Funk

Sponsoring Team

Andre Mankowski

Sponsoring Team

Olivier Theis

Sponsoring / Communication Team

Liza Shliakhova

Communication Team

Luca Mancuso

Communication Team

Dylan BAFAU

Accounting / Website Team

Salah ghamizi

Website / Startup Team

Teona Khubutia

Startup Team

François Neuberg

Startup / Sponsoring Team

Pedro Castilho

Master of ceremonies

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