Tag Archives | entrepreneurship

New Help for Businesses in Tripoli and Benghazi

Re-Start-Up is a two-day marathon where entrepreneurs, who lost their business due to the conflict, will develop innovative business ideas that can contribute to recovering the economy in their communities. The marathon will take place in Tripoli and in Benghazi, starting on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, and ending on Thursday, 22 October 2020, when a […]

EU Funds Boot Camp for Future Entrepreneurs

In Benghazi, university and technical college students participated in a boot camp for Future Entrepreneurs, organized by Expertise France and funded by the European Union. It belongs to a series of intensive training events on entrepreneurship that will be held across Libya and also offer an opportunity for a total of 120 students to discuss […]

Libyan firm Wins Prize at Virtual African Hackathon

By John Lee. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announces that a Libyan business has won third prize at the Virtual African Hackathon. MobiCash, a digital wallet service from Masarat IT & Financial Services (MITF), was one of two Libyan companies to make the short-list in the competition, the other being CrossPath. (Source: CBK)

Future Entrepreneurs Contest

If you are a university or technical colleges student in any of the cities of: Benghazi, Tripoli, Al-Zawia, Sebha or Murzuq, and you have a pilot project, you only need to register to the "Future Entrepreneurs Contest" targeting 120 students implemented in partnership with Libyan organizations and universities within the EU4PSL project, Expertise France will implement it through the funding of the […]

Libyan Entrepreneur delivers Supplies during Lockdown

By John Lee. A Libyan entrepreneur's online platform delivers supplies during the COVID-19 lockdown and the ongoing conflict Like many other countries in the world, Libya imposed emergency lockdown measures, enforcing closure of all public spaces and a curfew in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The lockdown ordered the […]

Entrepreneurs launch Online Education during the COVID-19

Young entrepreneurs in Libya provide educational online solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic Millions of schoolchildren worldwide are learning at home these days, and educators are striving to ensure that learning continues. Like in most of the countries in the Arab world, in Libya, the Government shut down schools to combat COVID-19, while teachers, parents, and […]

Video: Libya's Entrepreneurs find Opportunities amid Fighting

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Nearly a year of fighting near Libya's capital has taken a heavy toll on the economy. Many businesses have closed and young people have sought work abroad. But some entrepreneurs say they are determined […]

Female Entrepreneurs Celebrated in Libya

In the framework of the project European Union for Private Sector in Libya (EU4PSL), funded by the European Union, 12 Libyan female entrepreneurs across Libya were awarded a prize of 5000 euros each at the awards ceremony "Women Female Entrepreneurs Contest" held in Tunis. In total 30 women from all regions of Libya participated in […]