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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]