Over the past 25 years BYST has been able to help millions of young disadvantaged entrepreneurs establish their businesses. This has been made possible with the help of various allies and partnerships all along the way be it Corporate or financial in nature. BYST has associations with various Goliaths of the Indian Industry who act as the donors and policy makers and practitioners.
BYST has created a model which aims at building the national economic stature of the country by involving corporate executives in all aspects of its operations- financing, project evaluation and review, training and mentoring. Our corporate partners include National and multi-national organizations like, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Tata, Bajaj, IFCI, J P Morgan, JK Paper Limited etc. These organizations support the BYST through donations, professional assistance, and sponsorship of events or assigning mentors, all done on a voluntary basis. The BYST policy is also planned and made by our eminent Board of Trustees comprising of prominent Industrialists.
BYST has partnered with various banks and financial organizations in order to provide funding to the young entrepreneurs. Once the mentor networks complete the screening and selection of the young entrepreneurs, these financial institutions fund these new business ideas. The list of BYST’s financial partners include the following:
Bank of Baroda- since 2008; Indian Overseas Bank- since 2014; Bharatiya Mahila Bank- since 2015; Bank of Maharashtra- since 2015; State Bank of India (Assam)- since 2013 and SBI,Odisha- since 2016; Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)-since 2016; State Bank of Hyderabad- since 2016 and Assam Grameen Vikash Bank- since 2016 .
Apart from these corporates, multinationals and chamber of industries there are other BYST partners who have given money and mentors to assist BYST's entrepreneurship development programme. These are some small and medium enterprises from where the core of our mentors comes