“Building business for a brighter future”

RESTARTER is a platform and a community where business and the refugees meet.

Restarter connects companies and organizations with refugees based on skills and professional background. 
We act as facilitators, building refugees social and professional network with projects and events that help them to integrate into their host society.
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Photo credit: Maria de la Guardia

Photo credit: Maria de la Guardia

REFUGEES:
NETHERLANDS/ EUROPE

Restarter empowers refugees to make a new start through building networks, education and employment opportunities.

To enable refugees to become rebuilders of their own lives and the communities where they are living, by promoting business projects.

The aim of the foundation is to work with newcomers, in particular - but not exclusively - with refugees from the Middle East to promote social enterprise. To equip and empower them with values, education, experiences and skills.

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Photo credit: Christian Weststrate

Photo credit: Christian Weststrate

BUSINESS PARTNERS
 

Restarter links companies with refugees as potential workforce through regular BMUs in different cities in the Netherlands. Restarter focuses on businesses in the field of Media/IT, Construction and Hospitality.

During these events we link companies with refugees and match the needs of companies with the skills of refugees. At these meetings we also introduce Restarter Cross Cultural workshops and one to one coaching. 

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Photo credit: Noemi Mena

Photo credit: Noemi Mena

ADVOCACY
 

The European Governments are under pressure as they have a double challenge, they have to control migration flows, but at the same time they have a responsibility towards potential refugees.

The Governments have to deal with the economic crisis and at the same time try to create opportunities for the newcomers.

Despite these challenges, we believe there are good reasons for the integration of the refugees to be a priority

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