Do you want to start your own business but do not know how?
The application is now open for prospective entrepreneurs to join a free of charge training and mentoring programme.
Blend of online and offline sessions with qualified trainers on legal and administrative requirements, business development, entrepreneurial thinking...
A series of face-to-face mentoring sessions to provide in-depth guidance on an individual basis.
Information on access to finance for prospective young migrants, mentors and trainers, and financial services providers.
Financing migrant entrepreneurs can be attractive and profitable. Provided the right financing is offered. This requires a clear understanding of this new client group, with extremely diverse assets base, capabilities, and financing needs. Understanding this will allow preparing the right risk profile of this new client group.
On the 10th of December YMCB organised an online research webinar on Financial Education for better Access to Finance for Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurs. The purpose of this webinar was to translate the outputs of the guide on “Financial Education for better Access to Finance for Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurs” to possible outcomes for any professional and vocational education and discuss the results with the peers. The guide was developed by The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) within the framework of the YMBC project.
On the 26th of November 2020, YMCB organised a webinar to present the guide on “Financial Education for better Access to Finance for Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurs” produced by our partners from The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Specifically addressed to trainers and mentors, the webinar explained how to use this guide and integrate various practical modules in training- and mentoring – for migrant or refugee entrepreneurs.