In Norrbotten we are funding two projects which focuses on businesses among newly arrived immigrants.

Projects for business ownership among newly arrived immigrants

Joint fast track for business owners

What? Training in running a business and individual guidance. The project works with a business school in basic Swedish, online advice, individually and in groups, and with digital tools and videos online.
Project principal: Almi Företagspartner AB (parent company)
Project is running in: Throughout Sweden
Project period: 01/10/2017 – 16/12/2019
Contact person: Maroun Aoun, Almi Företagspartner AB
Learn more: almi.seexternal link

Fast track North for entrepreneurs

What? Training in entrepreneurship and individual advice – a business school and entrepreneurial introduction in basic Swedish (online and physical meetings) to increase knowledge, inspire, and network on the topic of Running a business in Sweden.
Project principal: Almi Företagspartner Nord
Project is running in: Västerbotten and Norrbotten
Project period: 01/06/2017 – 19/12/2019
Contact person: Torbjörn Edvall, Almi Företagspartner Nord
Learn more: almi.seexternal link

Projects for entrepreneurship among foreign-born women

Think B – Business development for foreign-born women

What? Through information and advice, this project seeks to inspire and support foreign-born women’s entrepreneurship so that they develop and grow in sales and profitability and to increase knowledge of sustainable business. A subtarget is to highlight the support functions offered in the Swedish model for business support. The project will work in-depth on the growth in ten businesses.
Project principal: ALMI Företagspartner Nord AB
Target group: Foreign-born women who operate, own or have a decision-making mandate in small and medium-sized enterprises in Norrbotten and have the ambition and potential to grow and develop their business and themselves as business leaders.
Project period: 01/11/2019–29/10/2021
Contact person: Claudia Esberg, ALMI Företagspartner Nord AB

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