Find here a selection of useful resources, background information and funding opportunities for the economic sustainability of media start-ups in the Maghreb.


Startup Act Tunisie

The portal gathering all information related to the Start Up Act in Tunisia..

Entrepreneurs Of Tunisia

The platform of the Tunisian entrepreneurial ecosystem


Digital Media Startup Companies in the Arab world 2019

Published by the Maharat Fundation (Lebanon), the study looks at examples of media start-ups in Morocco.

Digitalmediaviability.com is a partnership between the DW Akademie in Lebanon and the Maharat Fundation and offers a wide range of resources for media start-ups across the MENA region.

From start to success
A handbook for digital media entrepreneurs

A practical guide to media sustainability with feedback and advice from 21 media startups operating in 18 different countries.

The first chapter on business start-ups focuses on initiatives in the MENA region.

Find all publications of the DW Akademie on the topic of media sustainability.

INN Index 2020

The Institute for Nonprofit News’ annual reports provide an overview of how nonprofit news organizations operate in North America, as well as current trends and challenges.


The International Group for Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) has many resources: : fundraising advice, lists of grants and scholarships