The Sheraa entrepreneurship centre in Sharjah, UAE, has launched the Access Sharjah Challenge for cultural and creative industries (CCIs) startups and businesses in the MENA region. The initiative seeks to empower innovative, creative, and tech-savvy startups to grow and push the boundaries of the CCIs.
MAD’s initiative How MAD is Beirut, launched after the Beirut blast, highlights the determination of Lebanese creatives of all ages. The initiative provides a source of income, as it gives these creatives a chance to win a $1000 collaboration with free online workshops and visibility in France.
SPARK and Berytech are supporting Startups and MSMEs in Lebanon with a combination of capacity building and technical support to adapt to Covid-19. The program offers webinars and coaching sessions to help startups and MSMEs.
MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pan Arab and MITEF Saudi Arabia have announced the launch of the MITEF Startup Competition 2021-2022. The competition aims to enable entrepreneurs and promote an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world, with a special focus this year on Madinah.
The 17 Goals program, by Seventeen, invites young Egyptian entrepreneurs between 18-40 years old who are working on solutions to reach one or more SDGs. To be eligible, they must also have a social enterprise or a startup at the idea stage, early-stage, or growth stage.
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