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Refugees Forward


Enabling newcomers to start successful businesses



The time has finally come – Refugees Forward is launching in Rotterdam! And we are starting with a startup weekend, taking place between 23 – 25 November in the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship. For 3 intensive days, 10 entrepreneurs will fast-track the development of their business idea with the help of talented student consultants and experienced business coaches. Learn more here.

Apply to join this incredible opportunity to witness the power of entrepreneurship first hand!






Achievements


Businesses Launched

€ Investments in RF entrepreneurs

€ Government welfare costs saved

€ Increased income of newcomers



Our Mission


We strive for the economic empowerment of newcomers by enabling them to launch, fund and grow their own businesses

Refugees Forward is a non-profit organization that strives for the economic empowerment of newcomers and their integration into local communities. We strongly believe in an individualized approach to support newcomers in achieving economic self-reliance. In our entrepreneurship programmes we offer high-quality training courses and connect you with experienced professionals and a supportive community of students, succesful entrepreneurs and potential investors. Click to learn more about our incubator program!




Our Mission

Refugees Forward is a non-profit organization that offers newcomers the opportunity to obtain funding, training and expertise for their entrepreneurial projects in the Netherlands, through a supportive community of students, NGO’s and businesses.

Learn more about our program!