Entrepreneurs without borders

Unternehmer ohne Grenzen – UoG.


CLUSTER: Innovative services and organisations focusing on migrants’ employability and work integration

START DATE: January 2000

website

CONTACTS

http://uog-ev.de/verein/association/;

info@uog-ev.de


KEY WORDS
entrepreneurship, migrant entrepreneurs association, women
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Entrepreneurs without borders

whereNew Camp 30, 20357 Hamburg, Germany

who

PROMOTERS:
Entrepreneurs Without Borders was established by migrant entrepreneurs in Hamburg. The City of Hamburg and the European Social Fund finance the organisation and its projects.

BENEFICIARIES:
Migrant entrepreneurs.

what

BENEFICIARY NEEDS:
Adequate support for migrant entrepreneurship.

SOLUTION:
It acts as a bridge between immigrants and businesses and enables immigrants to create businesses by providing information, qualification, and education, and by establishing a wide network of contacts with national, regional and local policy makers.
The scheme follows an intercultural, multi-ethnic and inclusive approach. Its members and staff come from different countries and cultures, speak different languages and have various educational and professional backgrounds and gather a vast range of intercultural competences.

why it is
interesting

The initiative focuses on strengthening the local economy through the promotion of business start-ups, particularly of people with a migrant background and women.

IMPACT:
From 2000 until today Entrepreneurs Without Borders informed, trained and advised more than 10,000 people from over 100 countries.