WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2009 — ImagineNations Group today announces a new social networking platform at the Global Youth Enterprise Conference, held in Washington, September 29-30.
The Web site, called ImagineNations Network (
The Network's launch coincided with the annual Global Youth Enterprise Conference, which ImagineNations is co-sponsoring as this year's Platinum Sponsor.
"We are very excited about ImagineNations Network and hope young entrepreneurs worldwide will benefit from the social networking, tools and resources it offers," said Alan H. Fleischmann, managing director of ImagineNations, who gave remarks during the conference's opening ceremony and also introduced Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup. "ImagineNations Network is built on a web of partnerships that will continue to grow and offer their expertise through the site."
ImagineNations Network allows young entrepreneurs, mentors, supporters and others to interact virtually to promote youth entrepreneurship and development by offering access to:
ImagineNations Network was developed by ImagineNations Group in partnership with Mercy Corps, with support from the Global Partnership for Youth Investment (GPYI) of the World Bank and Cisco Foundation.
About ImagineNations® Group
ImagineNations® Group is a global alliance of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, investors, financial institutions, philanthropists and global brands -all working together to empower and inspire a new generation of successful young adults in the developing world with employment and livelihood opportunities. By designing and launching investment funds and financial institutions, ImagineNations and its partners are providing young entrepreneurs with financial resources and business/leadership coaching that young people need in order to start micro- and small businesses. Along with the World Bank Group, ImagineNations is the co-founder of the Global Partnership for Youth Investment (GPYI).