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Applications for our second Business Support Programme


Our most complete support programme to date starting in January 2018 will provide refugee entrepreneurs with expert training, mentorship and advice, and access to business networks and investment.

Please submit your application before 6th December.

Female entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply!

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We are TERN

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network

Founded in 2016, The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN) is a pioneering new social enterprise that supports and empowers refugees in the UK to realise their potential, fulfil their aspirations and develop their own businesses.

Whether you have an early-stage business idea, a business plan or an existing business, TERN can support you in building, growing and scaling up your business.

TERN provides:

Expert advice

To fill any specific knowledge gaps.


For general advice and contextual market knowledge.

Access to business networks

To meet and collaborate with business partners and engage with potential customers.

Access to investment

To help grow their business.