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2019 | Capacity Mentions, News & Upcoming Events

Storytelling for Inclusion | We would also like to invite you to our next public event on October the 14th at the Kraftwerk where we are showcasing cross-generational experiences of migration.


SwissInfo| Learn about the first-hand refugee experiences of our co-founder Ana Maria Angarita and two of our determined entrepreneurs Mohamad Aldahouk and Natalia Sierra, as refugees. Access the interview HERE.



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CNN Money Switzerland | From Welfare to Workforce – Capacity’s co-founder, Valentina Velandia, represented our community of refugee and migrant entrepreneurs during 2019’s #WorldRefugeeDay

CNN | The Living Markets – Don’t Forget Women Refugees


PopUp Fair and World Refugee Day 2019 | Our co-founder, Ana Maria Angarita, tells her story as an asylum seeker


Nau.ch | Flüchtlinge und Migranten stellen ihre Start-Up-Ideen vor 


StartupTicker.chIncubation program tailored for entrepreneurs with refugee and migrant backgrounds by Ritah Ayebare Nyakato


Wicki PartnersWicki Partners unterstützt Capacity Zurich


University of ZurichContinuing Education Programs


European Union  and Edison Case Study | Capacity Mentoring Programme 


EuforiaEngagement Opportunities


2018 | Capacity Mentions and News 

UNCTAD – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development | Policy Guide on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees


eBay FoundationeBay Foundation Announces the Winners of the Global Give


BilanzDigital Shapers on the DoGooder Category


Le TempsBienfaiteurs


UNCTAD – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Entrepreneurship offers a key to inclusion for migrants and refugees


Giving Women | Meet Capacity: “How can you empower refugee and migrant entrepreneurs in Switzerland?”


TELL Africans | Speaking With The Representatives From Capacity Zurich, An NGO That Help Refugees & Migrants To Start Their Own Business


Collaboratio HelveticaPortraits of the Mind 


The University of St. Gallen (EVOLVE)Entrepreneurship as an alternative form of income and purpose for refugees and migrants in Switzerland


ChangeHackers | On being an accidental entrepreneur


Room To ReadThe power of learning


Intercultural Education Hong KongInternational conference on social innovation and volunteerism


2017 | Capacity Mentions and News 

Pepshot | #BeBoldForChange – How Emily Elsner Helps People Reach Their Potential


Limmattaler ZeitungWie eine Zürcher Organisation Flüchtlingen hilft, auf dem Arbeitsmarkt Fuss zu fassen


Ron OrpCapacity Zurich| Entrepreneurship support for people with migrant or refugee experience


GreenBuzzHow can companies work with persons with refugee or migrant background?


Migros KulturprozentCaring Communities 


Tsri10 Zürcher Projekte, bei denen du dich engagieren kannst


2016 | Capacity Mentions and News 

Impact Hub ZurichCapacity Zurich | Zurich’s first Entrepreneurship Mentoring Programme for Refugees and Migrants


EclooBeyond Charity: Refugees, Migrants and Entrepreneurship


Cablex | We support Capacity Initiative


20 MinutenZürcher Start-up

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Thanks a lot for everything! I cannot explain you how excited I am that I got to know the Capacity Team. The kindness, support and all the encouragement you give means a lot to me and to all of us. It has been a life changing experience!

KebedeMentee 2017

This programme has been wonderful. Special thanks to the presenters, mentors and mentees ?

ZouherMentee 2017

Thank you, again dear Capacity Team, for the wonderful workshops and for presenting us with such an amazing platform to learn.

TashiMentee 2017

I have never worked in an environment that represents such a safe space for all, irrespective of nationality, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic or migratory status. Capacity is a space for everybody to shine."

ValentinaCommunity Manager

Concrete knowledge transfer; wonderful team

IsabelArchitecture for Refugees

It was really wonderful and highly valuable! Thanks a million, to Capacity team, Mentors, Presenters and Startups!

VaidaMentee 2017

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