STAND Up! Access to Finance Training

Part of the Stand Up! program supporting eco-innovative textile and clothing entrepreneurs, ‘Access to Finance’ is a training that will be offered to 10 selected Lebanese entrepreneurs allowing them to potentially secure funding opportunities and grow their ventures on a local and regional scale.

Applications are closed.

Access to Finance In Brief

The Access to Finance Training is a regional activity of the STAND Up! Program enabling selected ventures working in the textile and clothing sector to develop their financial literacy skills, get knowledge on how to raise funds, validate their revenue channels and get the opportunity to meet with local and regional investors to potentially secure funding opportunities and grow their ventures on a local and regional scale. Ten selected entrepreneurs in Lebanon will take part in a 10-day training extended over a period of 3 months. 

Benefits & Opportunities

Participants will get the unique opportunity to:

  • Acquire the required business and technical skills to develop the financial models for their ventures.
  • Develop their financial projections and investment pitch deck to be ready to meet with investors and potentially secure funding opportunities.
  • Discover the latest trends and opportunities in the investment landscape and the different types of funding.
  • Validate, strengthen their revenue model, and get advice from experts.
  • Get access to a regional Mediterranean network of investors and to affiliate opportunities and support activities in the context of the STANDUp! Program.
  • Access to two matchmaking events with local and regional investors.

Who Can Apply?

  • Early stage/Growth stage startups in the textile and clothing industry
  • Venture that has a potential of scalability, is innovative and economically viable
  • Venture that has a prototype or product/service ready in the market
  • Venture that has an environmental and social impact
  • Venture that has a unique value proposition and sustainable business model with clear revenue streams


Apply before 21 March 2022

About STAND Up!

Berytech is a partner of STAND Up! Sustainable Textile Action for Networking and Development of circular economy business ventures in the Mediterranean, an EU-funded project under the ENI CBC Med programme.

The STAND Up! project addresses the need for transition to an environmentally and socially responsible circular model in the textile sector, a traditional key industry in the Mediterranean with an undoubtful cross-border nature. 

The project intends to support textile entrepreneurs and eco-innovative ventures in 5 participating countries and help them seize the business opportunities and employment that the green evolution will inevitably generate in the region. 

STAND Up! goal is ambitious and so is its scope with many actions to be undertaken in training, financial grants, market stimulation, technology transfer, Intellectual Property Rights protection, etc. 

As a result, the SMEs of the sector will be more competitive and, at aggregate level, the value chain will be strengthened, and new cross-border linkages established.

Need more info?

If you have any questions about the STAND Up! Project, please contact