RUJE Bolivia – Red Universitaria de Jóvenes Emprendedores

Youth Organisation

University Network of Young Entrepreneurs is born on 18 November 2013 by the Founder and current executive director Andrea Henao in order to provide a solution to youth unemployment to provide a new proposal in entrepreneurship addressing the needs of young people under a youth methodology for young people. Also to generate a solid community of young entrepreneurs with a vision of contribution to the development of our country.

In 2013 there was little encouragement towards youth entrepreneurship and there was no permanent instance to promote entrepreneurship, for this reason the demand of young people who supported the following was analyzed: promotion to the entrepreneurial spirit,

Under these guidelines the youth organization was formed whose value is to contribute to the development of our country, to launch innovative enterprises with social awareness and to generate young leaders entrepreneurs of excellence, the acceptance of young university students was positive. that generated a lot of interest within the city of La Paz later at the request of the youth of the different departments expanded to Cochabamba and Santa Cruz will soon be found in Sucre, Tarija and Oruro later it is planned to reach countries of Latin America because the problem is worldwide.

Within the trajectory of RUJE was nominated within the best 150 Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 in Silicon Valley, Stanford University, San Francisco-United States. She participated in the Global Entrepreneurship Congress-Medellín, Colombia 2016, participation as rapporteur in the Fuck up Nights Bogotá, participation as speakers at the Summit at the Ibero-American Summit of Entrepreneurship and Policies, Bogotá-Colombia 2016, participation as rapporteur at the World Summit of Women of XXI, Bogotá-Colombia 2016, participation as rapporteur on Exchange of experiences Start Up Chile, Santiago-Chile 2017.

It was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as a driver of Youth Entrepreneurship, New Economy as a promoter of youth entrepreneurship, the Chamber of Deputies of Plurinational State of Bolivia in recognition of the organization’s trajectory fostering youth entrepreneurship in Bolivia.


RUJE Bolivia – Red Universitaria de Jóvenes Emprendedores

RUJE Bolivia – Red Universitaria de Jóvenes Emprendedores


Location Bolivia
Targets Bolivia
Sectors Sector agnostic
SDG (3)
10. Reduced Inequality, 17. Partnerships to achieve the Goal, 4. Quality Education