Tunis/Tunisia — The first accelerator for sustainable tourism will be set up in Tunisia thanks to a cooperation agreement signed between the Promotion of Sustainable Tourism project and the Carthage Business Angels network, said the German agency for international development cooperation (GIZ) on Friday.
This initiative will be implemented by the Carthage Business Angels with the support of the Promotion of Sustainable Tourism project within the framework of its «Grow Together» initiative.
It will provide 15 startups and innovative companies in 3 successive cohorts with training, personalised mentoring and access to finance.
The Grow together initiative, through its two components: coaching and acceleration, supports a new generation of actors and projects in the field of sustainable tourism in Tunisia by supporting them in their evolution and by facilitating their contact with other professionals in the tourism sector.
The “Promotion of Sustainable Tourism” project is a joint action of the European Union within the framework of the «Tounes Wijhetouna» programme and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) implemented by GIZ Tunisia, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Handicraft.
Carthage Business Angels is a non-profit organisation, licenced since 2010. It is the first network of Business Angels in Tunisia, which encompasses the entire value creation and development chain of startups.
Since its creation in 2010, Carthage Business Angels supports and implements several programmes and initiatives of ideation, incubation, acceleration and spin-off.
Source: Tunis Afrique Presse