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Nov 28, 2020

Pitching a Dream | Boost Refugee & Migrant Entrepreneurship Ceremony

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About Us:

Talent & start-up incubator for persons with refugee and migrant background

We firmly believe in the democratisation of entrepreneurial education and the creation of economic opportunities for all. Therefore, we envision a society that is open to new entrepreneurial ideas, in which everyone can contribute their skills and potential, and which values diversity as a strength, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, race or socio-economic background.

Capacity is a non-profit association based in Zurich, Switzerland.  It was founded in 2015 by a group of locals and migrants who recognised the need for creative solutions to long-term refugee and migrant unemployment.  Capacity is a talent and start-up incubator for persons with refugee and migrant background who would like to launch a business or a socio-cultural initiative in Switzerland.

We offer specialized and bilingual Programmes, which bring together locals and persons with refugee and migrant backgrounds in a space of collaborative skill-sharing.

Capacity was the first incubator of its kind in Zurich and launched its first Mentoring and Entrepreneurship Programme in 2016.  Our mentoring approach maximises the benefits of integrating refugees and migrants into the local economy to achieve economic self-sufficiency and helps to sensitize the Swiss receiving communities, leading to new and inclusive relationships.

We work across sectors and industries because we strive for real integration. We bring together partners to encourage multi-stakeholder and cross-sectoral cooperation between public authorities, academia, entrepreneurship, civil society and the private and business sectors.

2. ABOUT THIS EVENT:

Pitching a Dream is our Capacity 2020 Boost Entrepreneurship Program Pitch and Closing Ceremony.

Capacity's annual event sees Zurich's deeply engaged and socially-conscious entrepreneurs, trainers, coaches, mentors and executives come together for a celebratory evening of exchange and inspiration.

18 Entrepreneurs representing 16 projects will be pitching their dream business or non-profit organization to culminate their entrepreneurial education with Capacity.

Our special keynote speaker is the one and only, Fungai Mettler !

During our Capacity Boost Program , our #migrapreneurs developed a business plan and completed a number of key milestones to come closer to scaling their dream organization.

We invite you to join our event to celebrate the achievements of our entrepreneurs, hear about their ideas and support them in any way you can. You can be part of our #CapacityCares movement and become an active agent of change!

The Boost program was possible due to the time, commitment and generosity from Generali Switzerland, The Human Safety Net, Dow, the Impact Hub Zurich, and KIP (Kantonale Integrationsprogramm).

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Pitching a Dream is our Capacity 2020 Boost Entrepreneurship Program pitch and closing ceremony.

Zurich's committed, passionate and socially conscious entrepreneurs, trainers, mentors and executives meet at Capacity's annual graduation ceremony for exchange and inspiration.

18 entrepreneurs will present their dream business or their non-profit organization to complete their entrepreneurship training with capacity.

Our special keynote speaker is the unique Fungai Mettler !

As part of our Boost program, our #Migrapreneurs developed a business plan and completed a number of key milestones as they move closer to scaling their dream organization.

We cordially invite you to attend our event to celebrate the progress of our entrepreneurs, hear about their ideas and support them in every possible way. You can be part of our #CapacityCares movement and become an active player in the change process!

The boost program was only possible thanks to the time, commitment and generosity of Generali Switzerland, The Human Safety Net, Dow, the Impact Hub Zurich and KIP (Cantonal Integration Program).

Date And Time

Sat, Nov 28, 2020, 9:30 PM -

Sun, Nov 29, 2020 at 12:30 PM

3. FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE CHECK THE LINK BEOW:

https://www.capacityzurich.ch/

 

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