Laos Small Business Opportunities, Ideas and SME Organizations. Find the best tips in our Doing Business in Laos Guide. And get information about Franchising Opportunities in Laos and local industry news starting here. Young Entrepreneurs Association of Laos ( YEAL) was formed under the auspices of the Laos Youth Union in 2005 and is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization whose mandate is to support young people in business and to help drive the nation forward. YEAL is aimed at business owners 45 and under, YEAL provides members an opportunity to learn from each others experiences and take advantage of peer mentorship as they grow their businesses. Their member-run, not for profit association is the ultimate community for young entrepreneurs across Laos who want to increase their chances of business success. YEAL members represent the best in Laos business. They understand personal sacrifice, risk-taking and hard work and YEAL provides them with a unique opportunity to connect with others who also appreciate the special challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. In recognizing the high failure rate among young businesses YEAL.ORG (website is presently experiencing problems) seeks to develop and foster the survival and achievements among such businesses. They are a group of people who support one another so that we may produce and help others to do the same.

Laos Small Business Online Directory

Laos young entrepreneurs under 30 - youth entrepreneurshipLaos Small Business Online Directory and Company Index. People in Laos and around the world are daily searching the internet to find trusted and reliable business contacts. One way Laotian SME and local small businesses can get found is by listing in the best free online company directories. Adding your Laos local business listing to these online directories is easy. But if you only list in a few of them, you’re really loosing out a huge opportunity to get found online. A listing in the Laos Online Small Business Directory is therefore very much recommended. Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 Asia List 2016. Forbes Asia Magazine has selected the top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers and Asian startups: Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 Asia List 2016. Follow the link to find the categorized full list of the three hundred (300) talented and recognized individuals from Asia and ASEAN.

Laos Small Business – Country Information

Laos Small Business SMELaos is undertaking reforms that are helping to embark it on an increasingly sustainable development path. With strong economic performance and structural reforms in trade, private sector development, and public financial management, among others,

  • Laos: Population 6.5 million (2013 est).
  • Capital: Vientiane, Population 210,000 (2013 est).
  • Major Cities: Luang Prabang, Savannakhet, Pakse.
  • Area: 236,800 sq km (91,428 sq miles).
  • Government: Marxist-Leninist Single-Party State.
  • Major Religions: Buddhism.
  • Major Languages: Lao, French.
  • Currency: Kip.
  • Internet Domain: .la.
  • International Dialing Code: +856.

By Joern Nielsen