In Västmanland we are funding four 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

Method development for successful generational changes

What? Development of a method that facilitates generational change in businesses that are at risk of closing and makes it easier for recently arrived individuals with ability and experience of entrepreneurship to take over these businesses to a greater extent.
Project principal: Nyanlänt Företagande AB
Projektet drivs i: Dalarna, Stockholm, Södermanland och Västmanland
Project period: 21/02/2019–31/12/2019
Contact person: Hans Hallengren, Nyanlänt Företagande AB

Snabbspår Nyanlänt Företagande 2.0 (Fast Track Newly Arrived Entrepreneur 2.0)

What? Training in running a business as well as individual guidance combined with a mentorship programme. The project provides newly arrived immigrants who want to run their own business with courses, guidance, study visits and meetings with role models.
Project principal: Företagarna/Nyanlänt Företagande AB
Project is running in: Municipalities in Dalarna, Stockholm, Södermanland, and Västmanland
Project period: 31/05/2017 – 31/12/2019
Contact person: Ove Jansson, Företagarna/Nyanlänt Företagande AB
Learn more: nyanlantforetagande.seexternal link

Underlätta för nyanlända att starta företag i Sverige II (Helping newcomers start a business in Sweden II)

What? Training in running a business as well as individual guidance combined with a mentorship programme. The project gives newly arrived immigrants information about creating and running companies in Sweden and prepares and supports them through individual advice and training in English. The participants receive training and advice based on their own needs.
Project principal: Stiftelsen Svenska Jobs and Society/Nyföretagarcentrum
Project is running in: Gävleborg, Jämtland, Jönköping, Skåne, Stockholm, Södermanland, Västernorrland, Västmanland, Västra Götaland, and Östergötland.
Project period: 01/05/2017 – 16/12/2019
Contact person: Harry Goldman, Nyföretagarcentrum
Learn more: nyföretagarcentrum.comexternal link

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