Tag Archives | start-ups

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 […]

New Network of Co-working Spaces in Tripoli

By John Lee. A growing network of co-working spaces has reportedly become available to entrepreneurs in Tripoli over the past few years, offering them a secure place to start and build up a business. Writing for Forbes, Dominic Dudley says it is a relatively low-cost option for a young business, in a city where office […]

EU supports SMEs through Libyan Banks

EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks Within the EU4PSL project, a meeting was held on 20 December to establish founding units to support SMEs through Libyan banks. It took place at Expertise France office in Tunisia, in the presence of Dr. Mukhtar Al-Tawil, director of banking supervision, and representatives of Libyan banks: […]

Libyan CSOs to support Youth and Women Start-Ups

Six Libyan CSOs signed MoU to support young and women start-ups In the framework of EU4PSL project, financed by the European Union, Expertise France organized a call for proposals for civil society organizations (CSOs) to support young, women’s economic empowerment by enabling them to create their own business start-ups. Six CSOs from the three regions […]

STREAM Incubator launched in Tripoli

STREAM incubator, accelerator and Fab Lab, which is financed by UK Government and implemented by Expertise France and sponsored by Libyana, was officially launched on 19th of November 2019 in Tripoli with the presence of entrepreneurs, officials, and partners. 37 entrepreneurs participated in the official opening of the programme, and they will attend important training […]

Edtech Start-Up Wins Tripoli Pitching Event

By John Lee. Libyan educational tech startup iStudy has won this year's Seedstars Tripoli pitching event. iStudy is a smartphone app for Android and IOS for parents to watch their children progress at school. It will now represent Libya in the regional summit in Morocco in December, and in the Seedstars Summit 2020 in Switzerland. […]