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Refugee Entrepreneurship Summit 2019
On 31st October, CFE, supported by NatWest, is hosting the 2nd annual Refugee Entrepreneurship Summit with the aim of increasing the quality and scale of refuge entrepreneurship support globally. This will convene 140 practitioners, philanthropists, investors, international organisations and researchers from 40+ countries.
Learn more and apply to attend here
- Government proposes measures to tackle late payment scourge(CityAM)
- Startup Loans reaches £500m loans milestone (BBC)
- Techies outstrip bankers on pay for first time but still can’t buy a London home (Evening Standard covers Hired research)
- Women are under-represented in Cyber, says government (Fresh Business Thinking)
- Two ground-breaking VC internship programmes launch in Europe(Sifted)
- Three ways business can support refugees (Sir Richard Branson)
- Why (most) big startup events aren’t worth your time or money (Amy Lewin, senior reporter, Sifted)
- Why we all want to be entrepreneurs now (Isabel Berwick, work and careers editor, FT)
- Strangling the internet in red tape will mean crushing startups and dismantling Britain’s liberal freedoms (Matthew Lesh, head of research, Adam Smith Institute)
- The government must boost data sharing if it to keep up with industry(Hetan Shah, exec director, Royal Statistical Society)
- Tech companies’ involvement in banking is a welcome development(Diego Zuluaga, policy analyst, Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Incentives)
- Stanford: 2019 commencement address by Tim Cook