The SwitchMed programme is facing the big challenge of fostering access to finance for very small sized start-ups and green SMEs like the Switchers. There is indeed a deep interest in the areas of green economy and green entrepreneurship, as these sectors have a relatively high growth potential in the MENA region, particularly in the countries where the Green Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is operating. Despite this, almost no financing instruments are available in the countries and this emphasizes the need for cooperation between financing institutions to boost access to finance for green entrepreneurs. more
OSCE GEMS Award 2017
Tunis hosts the national ¨Green Startups Meet Investors – Elevator pitch" event
in January 18 2018, 7 Tunisian green entrepreneurs pitched in front of investors and key stakeholder...
The SwitchersFund: first edition of the OSCE GEMS Award
240 young entrepreneurs from 6 eligible countries submitted innovative ideas to turn them into busin...