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Refugee Week: Businesses Building A Shared Future

June 24, 2019
Forbes feature on businesses changing the stigma surrounding refugees through entrepreneurship.
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Coding to cooking: the businesses helping tackle the refugee crisis

June 24, 2019
Reuters feature on businesses across the globe helping to solve issues faced by displaced peoples.
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Startup out to empower asylum seekers, sustain their careers

June 24, 2019
Seoul-based startup allows the displaced to generate income using their own set of professional skills.
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Refugee startups using tech to solve problems for their communities

June 24, 2019
On World Refugee Day, YourStory shines the spotlight on these startup founders using technology to help refugees navigate the world.
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Syrian refugee finds success and a business partner in Amman

June 24, 2019
Syrian refugee and coding instructor develops toolbox for refugees to learn coding at home.
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The 85-year-old tech entrepreneur who made her staff millionaires

June 14, 2019
Dame Stephanie Shirley, a child refugee from Nazi Germany, recalls the challenges she faced as an outsider founding her multi-million dollar business.
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Syrian refugees launch social enterprise to promote refugee employment

June 5, 2019
Three Syrian refugees launched Seeba, a painting company, to create fair and equal opportunities for refugees, especially women, to work.
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Reuters – Work not handouts: Entrepreneurs reboot image of refugees

May 30, 2019
Reuters covers entrepreneurs redefining the image of refugees, featuring the RIN’s Tim Docking and our work with 734 Coffee.
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NPR – Hola Code offers aid to a young generation of deported DREAMers

May 26, 2019
Hola Code is a software engineering program focused on integrating former migrants who returned or were deported to Mexico.
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Tykn: From a refugee camp to a $1.2 million investment

May 20, 2019
The blockchain startup, founded by Syrian entrepreneur Tey Al-Rjula, scored a $1.2 Million Investment from Dutch IT entrepreneur Johan Mastenbroek.
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Rebuilding Lives in the Kyrgyz Republic

May 18, 2019
After escaping human trafficking, Sirojiddin returned home to start a bakery said to serve some of the best naan in the region.
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Refugee entrepreneur building successful businesses in Turkey

May 12, 2019
When businessman Haji Yakup Burhan fled the violence in Afghanistan, he brought with him his family and all his money. Two years ago, he opened a restaurant in Turkey, taking advantage of the country’s relatively open business environment for refugees.