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Start-Up Youth: Successes and Challenges

  • Starts: Nov 30, 2015
  • Ends: Nov 30, 2015
  • Location: CMI, Marseille, France
  • By: CMI
  • Young MENA Entrepreneurs Discuss with CMI Successes and Challenges  


    Marseille, France, 30 November, 2015


    Four young entrepreneurs from Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia steered a discussion at the CMI seven annual meeting on successes and challenges of young social enterprises in the MENA region, with the participation of high level representatives.


    Perspectives of Startups in the MENA


    The young entrepreneurs discussed realities of startups and needed improvements to strengthen their scope of activities in the region in light of 5 leading discussion points:

    • Pitching their business ideas
    • Defining the internal and external challenges
    • The importance of entrepreneurial education
    • The role of legislation
    • Gender and discrimination in the entrepreneurial world


    The session was concluded by a recommendations that the young entrepreneurs advised to pave the way for young innovative people in the MENA region.




    Discussion Summary (English)


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