Month: June 2021

News & Stories, Opportunities

3 Super Cool Entrepreneurship Events to Celebrate World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, we take a look at 3 events that focus on highlighting the stories and enterprises of refugee entrepreneurs. From African trailblazers, to Europe’s first marketplace for refugee-led businesses, to the launch of Basefugees, these are three events not to miss. BY SWB TEAM As we mark World Refugee Day on June...

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News & Stories, Podcast

Podcast: This is What I Learned Acting as a VC for One Year

In Episode 28 of the Startups Without Borders Podcast, Afghan entrepreneur Yama Saraj spills the beans on his recent experience as a fellow of Included VC. Gear up for a thrilling conversation on startup building, resilience, and his plans to create Finally VC. By Divya Jose Yama Saraj is an entrepreneur and a “social...

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News & Stories

How this Eritrean Woman Got a Tech Job Offer From a Refugee Camp

As Merhawit awaits in a refugee camp for her work permit to arrive, she shares the big news: she has a job offer in a tech company waiting for her in Amsterdam. From volunteering to entering RefugeeForce, here’s the story of a relentless woman breaking into the tech world.  By Menna Saeed and Valentina Primo  …...

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