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Support Available for Benghazi Businesswomen

A new scheme is being put in place to encourage women in the Benghazi area to start and develop their own businesses. The Committee of Women Support to Participate in Decision-Making, along with Benghazi Centre for Entrepreneurship [Benghazi Entrepreneurship Centre (BEC)] is organising a competition from which 15 winners will not only learn to refine […]

Calling All Libyan Businesswomen

By Padraig O'Hannelly. Although accounting for half the population, women in Libya remain underrepresented in business life. Organisations such as the Voice of Libyan Women, the British Council, and Libya Enterprise, among others, have run programmes specifically aimed at helping women to start and develop their own businesses. Yet, despite these initiatives, women-owned and women-run […]

Weekend for Enterpreneurs in Tripoli

Libya will host its second Startup Weekend at the Corinthia hotel in Tripoli from Friday 19th September to Sunday 21st. Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have […]

$400m may be Allocated to Revolutionaries' Businesses

Libya Herald reports that the Warriors Affairs Commission is preparing to launch a potentially ground-breaking programme to kick-start Libya’s faltering private sector and reintegrate former revolutionaries into society. If the Zeidan Government gives the green light, LD 500 million ($400 million) will be set aside to assist 5,000 former fighters to establish their own small-to-medium […]

Weekend for Enterpreneurs in Tripoli

A Startup Weekend will be held for the first time in Libya, at the Corinthia hotel in Tripoli from Friday 21st December to Sunday 23rd. Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, […]