Benghazi, 4 May 2013:
Benghazi aims to train young entrepreneurs and owners of small and medium-size businesses to get started and to . . .[restrict]get competitive.
The Benghazi Entrepreneurship Centre launches its ground-breaking project at the University of Benghazi Research and Consultancy Centre in the Alhameidha area on 8 May.
BEC’s project coordinator, Ahmed Neihoum told the Libya Herald: “BEC will be looking to support ideas with potential and entrepreneurs who are not afraid of a bit of competition. We will provide training and coaching to support the best business ideas and help entrepreneurs get started”.
Neihoum explained that in cooperation with the University’s Research and Consulting Centre, BEC would be working closely with Libyan banks and other potential investors to move the ideas of young men and women from their original business plans to reality.
“Our project will be quite substantial in Benghazi” he said, “and in many ways unique to the area. We have had good initial cooperation from many governmental ministries and civil society organisations”.
The first meeting starts at the university this Wednesday at 5pm. [/restrict]