Unleash Tunisia Venture Bus is a one-year project launched by the non-profit organisation Young Leaders Entrepreneurs. The project is supported and funded by Middle East Partner Initiative (MEPI). It promotes entrepreneurship, business skills, and a “startup mentality” through a training team travelling in a bus all around Tunisia, setting up three to four days long training sessions in large towns and cities.
The project includes two phases
First phase is a Training phase within the bus. Our selected renowned entrepreneurs and mentors will jump in the bus to coach the participants on how to create an appealing resume up to filling a clear-cut business plan for their business idea. They will also enhance your market knowledge and ecosystem familiarity, and meet stakeholders, investors and success stories role models.
The second phase is Field visits phase with UTVB potential partners; it will guide the participants towards mentoring their peers, incubating their projects and accessing the UTVB online MOOCS.
The first phase will be divided in 5 tours in 5 different regions (from North to South) from January to August:
First Tour: Tunis- Beja –Jendouba –Kef
Second Tour: Kairouen –Kasserine-SidiBouzid –Gafsa
Third Tour : Sfax- Gabes –Medine
Fourth Tour: Touzeur – Gbelli –Tatouine
Fifth Tour: Sousse –Monastir-Mahdia
The second phase will be mostly online for the rest of the year.
Online certified MOOCs
Skype calls and roundtables
Peer to Peer mentorship
Regional Job Fairs
Closing ceremony: Pitch day where best project ideas pitch in front of investors
Participate in 3 to 4 days mentorship program in Tunisia that based on which region you are based in.
Costs for mentoring and coaching, workshops and travelling will be covered by Young Leaders Entrepreneurs.
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