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Six New Grants for Young Libyan Entrepreneurs

The European Union, UNDP and Tatweer Research will announce six grants for young Libyan entrepreneurs As part of Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC) initiative, the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Tatweer Research will announce the six young Libyan entrepreneurs, who under Impact Fund programme will be granted financial support to expand […]

New Food Delivery App coming to Tripoli, Benghazi

By John Lee. A young entrepreneur from Sabha has created an app that delivers homemade meals. According to a report from CNN, Fatima Nasser trialed Yummy successfully in her home town, and says that 300 cooks are ready to start work when the app launches this month in Benghazi and Tripoli. The app was one of […]

Elham Education wins Seedstars Tripoli

On August 6th, during Seedstars Tripoli, Elham Inspire won the Libya round of Seedstars World and will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 1 million in equity investment and other prizes. Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, brought […]

Libyan Women Trained on Entrepreneurship Skills

Libyan Women are Trained with the Support of the European Union on Entrepreneurship Skills & Networking In order to promote female entrepreneurship and to increase the network opportunities for Libyan female entrepreneurs, Expertise France, through the EU funded program ‘‘Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development” (SLEIDSE), and in collaboration with TheNextWomenTunisie […]

Supporting Female Participation in Libyan Economic Growth

EU-funded project supports female participation in Libyan economic growth As part of the EU-funded CSO WINS project, the association Jusoor Center for Studies and Development launched an advocacy campaign in Libya with the goal of increasing the percentage of Libyan women who formally register their businesses. A one-minute video released in the framework of this […]

New Micro-Finance Scheme set up in Libya

By John Lee. The United Kingdom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Expertise France to provide $1.5 million to set up a micro-finance scheme in Libya. The feasibility study was funded by the European Union (EU), implemented by Expertise France, and the establishment funded by the UK – a joint European effort to […]

Ten Libyan Universities to launch “Start-Up Labs”

On Thursday, 10 Libyan universities gathered in Tunis to launch their Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centers, in the presence of EU officials, EU Member states representatives, Libyan officials, presidents of the participating universities and directors of university start-up Labs (USUL). This launch is part of the European Union financed project ”Support to Libya for Economic Integration, […]

New Entrepreneurship Campus Launched in Benghazi

By John Lee. The Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC2020) has been launched in Benghazi by Tatweer Research, in partnership with UNDP Libya and the European Union (EU). It has been described as “an ambitious initiative to build the foundations of the entrepreneurial ecosystem Libya“; comments on social media include: “Thank you for restoring some enthusiasm and […]