Stand Up! Calling for hosting organizations – Italy-2

Posted on June 2, 2022
Overview

Supporting ventures coming from Lebanon to explore international opportunities and access new market In Italy

Project Background

Berytech is launching The Textile soft-landing voucher scheme, in the context of the STAND-Up! ENICBCMED program Funded by EU.  This is an activity that aims to give early and growth-stage entrepreneurs in the textile and clothing sector opportunities to grow their ventures and access regional and Mediterranean markets and connections they need to expand into an overseas market and explore business opportunities and partnerships.

Participating ventures will be matched with a hosting organization or attend conferences that will help them enter new markets and expand their business through customized business development, visibility and marketing services, and regional field visit opportunities.

Purpose

Supporting ventures coming from Lebanon to explore international opportunities and access new markets by:

  • Assisting them through technical expertise and advisory to have a better understanding of the regional markets, trends, and opportunities  and explore the best strategy to access a specific market and scale their business operations
  • Facilitate exchange and meetings with local stakeholders to explore the business, testing &/or funding opportunities

Scope Of Work

The hosting partner must commit to providing peers with relevant details of potential markets in their region and facilitate meetings with relevant stakeholders in addition fo providing with access to market expertise.

The host offers:

  • Help to accelerate foreign companies’ learning processes, help them make contacts in the new country, and provide access to the resources necessary to meet their business goals.
  • Specialized support and assistance by experts and advisors on strategy, marketing, legal, financial, cultural, and practical issues of doing business in the country of reference;
  • Fast track access to the local business community and stakeholders through facilitated meetings (meetings and networking events with customers, clients, partners, or suppliers

About The Startup

Necess is a company legally registered in Lebanon and the US creating guilt-free fashion that incorporates eco-friendly material into long-lasting pieces created ethically Organic Cotton. From plant, to farmer, to manufacturer, to customer, our aim is to make conscious decisions every step of the way.

Target Country: Italy (Eligible territories: Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Lazio, Liguria, Puglia, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana)

Deliverables

  • Support in exploring new commercial and market opportunities to penetrate new markets and expand its customer base
  • Support in securing meeting with interested sellers, resellers, and distributors to build partnerships, collaborations and business meetings
  • Support in securing contacts and partnership with fulfilment centers

The Hosting Organization will be requested to prepare an agenda in coordination with Berytech and the startup in question (including technical expertise, meetings, trainings, site visits, etc. and excluding travel logistics) and host the entrepreneurs for few days to execute the plan.

How to apply

Documents and proposals must be sent to procurement@berytech.org  by July 8, 2022 at the latest, with the subject: “Standup – Softlanding TOR ” Applicant must be located in Italy.

About Berytech

Berytech is a leading organization in the Entrepreneurial Eco-system in Lebanon, that aims to provide a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, through incubation, business support, counseling, funding, networking, and company hosting, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and high-level skills in Lebanon.