The M-UP team, our partners and other organisations organise events throughout the year. Workshops, conferences, summits and forums give the chance to anybody to take part into insightful events within Europe. Stay connected and check our listing.
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R Ventures forum is a unique platform bringing stakeholders together to address Refugee and Migration Challenge. Together they hope to discuss, debate, inspire each other and drive home tangible solutions. R Ventures Foundation is an organisation focussed on promoting integration of refugees in the host country by way of education & entrepreneurship. The idea was conceived at TedxZaventem, where Mr. Shantanu Prakash, member of Global Futures Council on Migration at World Economic Forum (WEF) gave a talk about refugee entrepreneurship.…Find out more »
The members of MAGNET and EMEN-UP as part of the EU COSME program would like to invite you to our conference “Migrant Entrepreneurship Support in Practice”. Migrant entrepreneurship offers a big potential for both migrant integration and host communities. We will source our conference participants to get one step closer to further finetune the practical support structure of Migrant Entrepreneurs. Throughout the conference, we will take a deep dive into support in practice: keynote speakers, interactive workshops, plenty of network…Find out more »
IGNITE is an annual conference organised by SPARK and is the only event worldwide that brings together refugees, entrepreneurs, education experts, private sector, governments, academia and NGOs to improve higher education, promote sustainable economic empowerment and strengthen leadership amongst young people in fragile states. This year, expect keynote speeches from thought-leaders and experts, such as Minister Sigrid Kaag, Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Corporation, Professor Alexander Betts, Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University, Dr. Mansur Muhtar, Vice President (Country…Find out more »
Joint conference of the European migrant entrepreneurship support networks M-UP and MAGNET Are you interested in Migrant Entrepreneurship? Are you interested in access to finance for under-served 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? Are you committed to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem for migrants & refugees? During the event, we aim to shed light on the needs and barriers of migrant…Find out more »
Are starting migrant entrepreneurs really that different from native entrepreneurs (or entrepreneurs without a migrant background)? Do we need to treat them as a special target group? Do we have to set up special schemes to finance their new businesses? Businesses that for sure will be helpful to them to participate in society, to break out of exclusion, to add value to society. Or do they also have their own ways of mobilising finance? Not all migrants and refugees arriving…Find out more »