Tag Archives: Migrant entrepreneurship

Tools to Support Migrant Entrepreneurs

Exciting news for migrant and refugee support professionals and practitioners in training: The first edition of the MAGNET Open Toolkit for migrant entrepreneurship support has gone live in the form of downloadable PDF format. A collection of tested, hands-on tools and methodologies that qualify as ‘good practices’ – made by practitioners for practitioners in the Migrant Entrepreneurship domain, are available ...

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Join EMEN Annual Event: Innovative Financing Solutions for Migrant Entrepreneurs

Date:  20 June 2019 Location:  the Hague, the Netherlands Event website: EMEN Download Agenda Registration An event without long speeches… instead brief, thought provoking talks, a thriving market where innovations are shown, pitches, interactive workshops, debates, and inspiring encounters. With others exploring how best access to finance for migrant entrepreneurs can be ensures. Will that be by focused information, new teaching methods, by ...

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A First in Europe: The Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy Is Now Accepting Applications

Dates:  September 2019 – March 2020 Location:  Krems (Austria), Berlin (Germany), Warsaw (Poland) Organisator: MAGNET Consortium Registration MFC invites to its co-delivered Migrant Entrepreneurship Academy – MEA bridges the gap between entrepreneurship education and practical support programmes and promotes the transfer of innovative solutions across Europe. MEA will foster the exchange of information, knowledge, experience and instruments of migrant entrepreneurship ...

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Migrant Entrepreneurship Support: Access to Finance Conference Outputs

      More than 70 practitioners took part in the conference “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support: Access to Finance” held on April 3-4, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The conference was organized jointly by two European Consortia: M-Up and MAGNET. As a member of the MAGNET Consortium, MFC was responsible for shaping the agenda of the event, facilitating workshops and speaking on fintechs ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Workshop on Refugee and Migrant Finance and Support in Europe

Date: April 9, 2019 Location: Istanbul, Turkey Registration The European Commission is sponsoring a one-day microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme for microfinance titled: “Refugee/Migrant Finance and Support – Where Do We Stand?”. The event will bring together international and local microfinance experts, experts on integration of refugees, industry and government representatives, as well as other stakeholders for three ...

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Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice Conference Starts Next Week

Dates:  3-4 April 2019 Location:  Barcelona, Spain Register today Are you interested in access to finance for underserved communities? Do you want to meet the key players in Europe? Do you want to learn from them? Would you like to influence policy makers? The European Migrant Entrepreneurship Networks Conference “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice”  will be held  3-4 April 2019 in Barcelona ...

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Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice Conference: Registration is Open

Dates:  3-4 April 2019 Location:  Barcelona, Spain Register today Are you interested in access to finance for underserved communities? Do you want to meet the key players in Europe? Do you want to learn from them? Would you like to influence policy makers? The European Migrant Entrepreneurship Networks Conference “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice”  will be held  3-4 April 2019 ...

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EaSI programme: EU launches EUR 1 million BDS Pilot to support financial and social inclusion of migrants and refugees

One of the key objectives of the EaSI programme is to stimulate the financial and social inclusion of borrowers wishing to set-up or develop their micro-enterprises and who may have limited or no access to the conventional credit market. To this end, under the EaSI Microfinance Guarantee, the offering of non-financial support in the form of business development services (“BDS”) as a complement to ...

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Join MFC for 3 sessions during the European Microfinance Week 2018!

European Microfinance Week, organised by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) in Luxembourg on 14 – 16 November, hosts high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide, especially in the south. The unparalleled three day event attracts leading experts, opinion-leaders and policy-makers to its plenaries and workshop sessions tackling front line topics. You’re invited!  As part ...

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Join “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice” Conference!

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Dates: September 27-28, 2018 Free Registration: Form Agenda: Download The MFC as a member of MAGNET (Migrant Acceleration for Growth Network) would like to invite you to the conference “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice”. The event is organised in coooperation with EMEN-UP as part of the EU COSME program. There is a growing awareness about the potential that migrant ...

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