A business plan competition was held in Tripoli, Libya, in August 2018 and awarded 3 outstanding business projects on a high-level ceremony held at Radisson Hotel. This event was organized by SLEIDSE project together with Seedstards World, a Swiss organization, and invited Mr Tameem Eddep, an award-winning Tunisian entrepreneur, as key mentor.
This business plan competition involved 11 businessmen selected among 100 applicants to participate in a bootcamp where they then received a pitch training; following this session, the 11 entrepreneurs were challenged to present their business ideas in front of a high-level audience composed of Libyan companies, key economic public authorities and international players.
3 winners were selected by mentors:
The event received attention from local medias, thus showing the strong interest and the active support received by such event in Libya.
This activity was performed within SLEIDSE project, also financed by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France, which aims to support the development of entrepreneurship in Libya.