In Episode 28 of the Startups Without Borders Podcast, Afghan entrepreneur Yama Saraj spills the beans on his recent experience as a fellow of Included VC. Gear up for a thrilling conversation on startup building, resilience, and his plans to create Finally VC.
As Merhawit awaits in a refugee camp for her work permit to arrive, she shares the big news: she has a job offer in a tech company waiting for her in Amsterdam. From volunteering to entering RefugeeForce, here’s the story of a relentless woman breaking into the tech world.
Irma Rodriguez is a whirlwind of passion and ideas. But when she moved from Mexico to Milan, starting a business in Europe was more challenging than expected. What are her top tips of advice? Listen to Episode 27 to find out.
Alain saw his life take a turn at a young age, when conflicts in Congo forced his family to flee to Uganda. Having relocated to a new country twice, and being faced with learning a new language while studying, Alain found a new career path when he joined Refugee Force in the Netherlands.
From Yemen, to Jordan, to the Netherlands, Ghada Ismail is the protagonist of a journey where her identity, her traditions, and her culture were uprooted all at once. But as she joined Refugee Force, she embarked on a transformative journey, both inside and out.
In episode 26 of the podcast, we speak to Randa Bennett, an Iraqi entrepreneur who migrated to the UK and built a startup in a male-dominated industry. But when Covid hit, she had to pivot – and find the opportunity in a challenging time.
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