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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, […]

Opportunity: Videos of Successful Entrepreneurs

The Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Employment (SLEIDSE) has issued a call for proposals from Libyan communication companies to provide six videos of successful Libyan entrepreneurs. The SLEIDSE programme is a 4-year technical assistance programme that has been entrusted by the European Union to Expertise France, the French technical cooperation agency, under an […]

New Competition for Libyan Entrepreneurs

I. Competition format: 1. Deadline: 12:00 PM US ET on December 28, 2017 Online applications submitted. 2. January 2018: Applications reviewed by GIST Tech-I Alumni Mentors. 3. January/February 2018: Three applications from each Alumni Mentor will be voted on by the online global public. 4. April 16-19, 2018: Finalists attend the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. 5. […]

Entrepreneurial Women in Libya’s Tech Sector

“In Libya, companies always look for male engineers. In the school and in college, men have more opportunities to develop their interest in technology, so companies believe they will be more capable than us,” says Hala Haithm, a university student from Benghazi. “Now I am putting in practice my knowledge and learning more. I am […]

EU, UNDP, Tatweer Research to Boost Entrepreneurship in Libya

UNDP Libya and Tatweer Research have reached an agreement to partner and invest in the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Libya. This first-of-its-kind landmark project, part of a three-year EU-funded initiative to be implemented by UNDP, aiming to help local authorities in Libya to improve access to essential services, create jobs and commercial opportunities, […]

New Startup Competition for Libyan Entrepreneurs

By John Lee. Libya’s Enjazi Startup Competition website is now live and accepting applications until June 1st, 2017. Informative roadshows promoting the competition will be held in Libya and 25-30  semi-finalist teams will be announced on July 14th. The semi-finalists are expected to attend a one-month training in Libya in August, at the end of […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Join the world in celebrating entrepreneurship this November 14-20, 2016. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to […]

Libya Startups Exhibition

A Libya Startups Expo is to be held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Tripoli, on the Wednesday 16th of December. According to the organisers’ Facebook page, the aim of the event it to “create a suitable environment for effective entrepreneurship, and support micro-entrepreneurs to display their projects, and create an atmosphere of cooperation between […]