These are stories from our times, about brave entrepreneurs who created great companies and others in the process of doing so.

Enjoy our "Brave Entrepreneurs Video Series" and "Brave Entrepreneurs Podcast"!

The Brave Entrepreneurs Series will share with the world the positivity that comes out of the EuStartGees programme.

The Brave Entrepreneurs Video Series #1:

How Carolina Guerra from Ecuador started her own business in Italy 

“At that moment I realized that a door was closing and a new chapter in my life was about to begin. Thanks to my skills I had a new key in my hand to open a large door full of hope and new ideas.”

The Brave Entrepreneurs Video Series #2: meet Salam Kanhoush

 

Salam Kanhoush, a 28 years old originally from a small town in Syria. He became a refugee at 16 and has been living there since then. 

Salam through determination adapted with the culture, food  and way of life of the Sudanese. 
He then went ahead to focus on his dreams by starting his first ever voluntary work. 

This was in 2018 and in order to get this done, he had to ditch his football career which blossomed while he was in Syria. Of Course, this was for the greater good. Salam got his inspiration from the ‘Kind’ people of Sudan who embraced him and made him feel safe and at home. In return he shared what he learnt and this is how it all began.

 

Tune in the full episode! 

The Brave Entrepreneurs Video Series #3: Ana Lucía Olivos Pairazamán

 

Ana Lucía Olivos Pairazamán was born in Lima (Peru) and she has been living in Barcelona since 1992.  She has Master’s Degree in Political Sciences from Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), in International Cooperation from University of Valencia (UV) and in Immigration Management from Pompeu Fabra University.

Currently, Ana Lucía works as a Coordinator at InnoBA - Barcelona Activa that offers activities, specialised services and incubation and experimentation spaces based around the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) and Socio-Economic Innovation.

In 2018, Ana Lucía became a Member of the European Migrant Advisory Board (EMAB), a self-led group of advisors with refugee and immigrant backgrounds, working together to increase the participation of refugees and immigrants in different policy-making processes affecting their access to rights. 

 

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The Brave Entrepreneurs podcast #1: Billo Keita

 

So excited to present Billo Keita’ story from Senegal! This amazing woman proves that it’s never too late to pursue your dreams! 

In her 50s, Billo is full of new ideas and plans.

In this episode, Billo shares the story of her life and one of her dreams she is determined to make real! Being African, Billo knows how vital it is to feel a sense of belonging to a community. That's why she decided to create an open space for an African community where they could cook and spend time together with their families. 

 

Eager to know how Billo came up with this genuine #business idea and who helped her on the way?

The Brave Entrepreneurs podcast #2: Salam Kanhoush

 

We present to you Salam Kanhoush, a 28 yrs old originally from a small town in Syria. He became a refugee in 2016.

Through the determination, Salam adapted with the culture, food and way of life of the Sudanese. Then he went ahead to focus on his dreams by starting his first-ever voluntary work.

He got his inspiration from the kind people of Sudan who embraced him and made him feel safe and at home. In return, he shared what he learnt and this is how it all began.

Find out more on the brave entrepreneurs series Podcast!

The Brave Entrepreneurs podcast #3: Suha Nabhan

 

Meet Suha Nabhan, a brave, inspiring young lady who lives in Istanbul. She has three years experience of working in Sales, Public Speaking and has demonstrated leadership through these fields. Suha started a voluntary project for females in Syria so that they can find a way to financially sustain themselves especially in the pro-regime areas. She also volunteered in story-telling projects where she tried to support Syrian artists through social media.

Find out more on the brave entrepreneurs series Podcast!

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