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Entrepreneurs without boundaries Hack With RefugeescBrussels - 24jan2016

One of the 6 projects prototyped during the Hack With Refugees week-end in Brussels

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Entrepreneurs without boundaries Hack With RefugeescBrussels - 24jan2016

  1. 1. Abu Mahmood, Jordan, Syrian pizza shop owner Entrepreneurs Without Boundaries (EWB)
  2. 2. The Opportunity Refugees entrepreneurs create employment opportunities for themselves and for their host country nationals - UNHCR Innovation “They are not the type of people that would sit around, cross their hands and wait for you to do something for them. They are actually very creative and very active.” - UNHCR Innovation
  3. 3. Refugee Candidates Experienced Businessperson Aspiring Entrepreneur Freelancer Artisan Merchant      - Replicate Business - Extrapreneur - Found Startup - Join Startup - Self-employed - Employee - Open office/shop - Employee - Open workshop - Employee
  4. 4. Our Solution (1)
  5. 5. Our Solution (2)
  6. 6. Our Solution (3)
  7. 7. A Marketplace Mentors Cultural mediators Entrepreneurs of the same communities EWB Alumni Companies with needs Refugees Entrepreneurs
  8. 8. Micro-Hubs EWB Micro-hubs dedicated to refugees entrepreneurs
  9. 9. Revenue streams • Access fee to the platform and the “connectors” • Success fee from each individual successful entrepreneurial project • Crowdfunding / Crowdlending campaign (counterparts = products / services from refugee entrepreneurs) (and little bit later) • Social Impact Bond to support an initiative that saves government money
  10. 10. Today - A first prototype 1st EWB Micro-hub sourced via Oksygen Lab, i-Propeller Mentoring pool Koksijde, Petit Château, Rixensart HERE ! Interviewers Some of you and / or your networks Tapping refugees’ entrepreneurIal potential Positive–minded companies Some of you and / or your networks A Marketplace
  11. 11. Tomorrow - Our call to build a sustainable ecosystem Tapping refugees’ entrepreneurial potential Network of Micro-hubs Positive-minded companies Mentoring Pool Interviewers (Micro-)Funding Entrepreneurs Without Boundaries Admin/accounting service [Entrepreneurs of same origin]
  12. 12. Tomorrow – A multi-stakeholders & cooperative governance • Objective : set up a co-op steered by representatives of the different stakeholders Refugees NGOs Hosting centers Micro- Hubs Coaching Pool (Micro-) Funding Companies / Sectorial Assoc. EBW Team Admin / HR services
  13. 13. After tomorrow - Refugees Social Impact Bond ● Objective : Issue Social Impact Bonds as a new revenue stream ● Social Impact Bonds fund services that will save government money Asylum & Migration government agency Entrepreneurship Without Boundaries Impact investor 1 Impact investor 2 Impact investor 2 ● EWB promises to achieve outcomes ● Government makes payment when outcome is achieved Refugees EWB works with refugees and partners and report progress EWB promises return to investors if successful Impact investors fund EWB Partners
  14. 14. APPENDIX
  15. 15. The EWB Ecosystem Refugees • Skills • Entrepreneurial DNA • New perspectives • Professional activity • Income • Fulfilling projects • CV / résumé (Micro-)Funding • Funding skills • Funds • New customers • New businesses Admin / Legal Support • # Administration skills • # Knowledge of the regulatory landscape • New businesses / customers • CSR / Reputation Coaching Pool • Coaching skills • New challenges • Extended business Successful entrepreneurs of the same origin • Success stories • Role models • Cultural connectors • Support to compatriots • Quickly actionable skills HR Services • Recruitment skills • Skills mapping abilities • Updated pool of talents • Reputation / CSR Companies / Sectorial Associations • Money • Structure • Projects • Skills • New mindsets • Resources for development projects • Reputation / CSR RESOURCES NEEDS Micro-Hubs • Physical place • Interactions with other entrepreneurs • New customers • New businesses • Diversity

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