Key takeaways and full session recording of RIN’s latest webinar, featuring entrepreneurs and business leaders who have tapped into new pools of capital & growth opportunities as refugee-lens enterprises.
Refugee Investment Resources for Investors and Entrepreneurs
The RIN is a hub of refugee investment-related knowledge, tools, and resources for investors and entrepreneurs alike. Below are tools and cutting-edge research from the RIN and other partners in the refugee investment field.
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This new report from the Innovation Laboratory (IDB Lab) and the IDB Migration Unit shares data, stories, and successful initiatives that demonstrate the power of active private sector & civil society involvement to drive inclusive development.
Within the first 30 days of taking office, the Biden-Harris administration has made clear that climate change, migration, and displacement issues will be a priority for its first term.
This issue brief by Refugees International seeks to provide guidance on how to enable action on these key issues.
The World Bank-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) published the first issue of their Quarterly Digest, which shows how refugees, host communities, and countries of origin benefit from the interactions across the members of their respective communities.
RIN’s Co-Managing Director Tim Docking presents key insights from their recent COVID-19 Refugee Investment Ecosystem Survey, and is joined by three panelists with unique perspectives on the experiences and needs of refugee entrepreneurs in the U.S. at this moment.
Dr. Elizabeth Ferris on supporting the 80% of the world’s refugees who don’t live in camps. “As refugees lose even their tenuous informal jobs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting and supporting self-reliance of refugees seems like a pragmatic alternative.”
This report from VillageCapital sheds light on the barriers that European fintechs face around working with refugee populations, and provides actionable recommendations for investors, financial institutions and government leaders to reduce these barriers to scale.
RIN Fellow Betsy Alley shares observations on how refugee entrepreneurship accelerators and similar programs have been responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lists of COVID-19 resources for entrepreneurs and the social impact sector from our partners.
Commissioned by the RIN and developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit, this literature review draws on over 40 publicly-available reports to identify factors relevant to enabling or accelerating the integration of refugees into host communities.
This webinar unpacks what it means to invest in refugee ventures and how to apply the refugee investment lens framework.