Seizing the opportunity of refugee entrepreneurship

Seizing the opportunity of refugee entrepreneurship

What does it take to be an entrepreneur in 2020? Resilience, creativity, adaptability and a willingness to stick with it when the going gets tough. Coincidentally, these are also the skills that refugees naturally develop when they are forcibly displaced  and have to...
Zoom in on migrant-led-innovation in 2019

Zoom in on migrant-led-innovation in 2019

For PLACE, 2019 was a year that transformed the insights of an experiment into the foundation of something that can spark a systems-level change. The newcomers that trusted PLACE with their growth were an essential part of this transformation. Here is a snapshot of...
What happens when new innovators take over old spaces

What happens when new innovators take over old spaces

The concept of space is inherent to innovation. There is a reason you think differently from one space to another – spaces have intentions, they have outputs.  When launching PLACE in 2016, the question of space was paramount. Our aim was to tap into the...
Through the eyes of Sousana & Nabil

Through the eyes of Sousana & Nabil

Rose water. Pistachio. Sweet cream. Hint of orange.  A signature desert and a welcome end to a generous meal. Through timeless recipes with a twist, at Narenj, a quaint restaurant in central France,  the food is almost as sweet as the chefs behind it.  Narenj means...