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

Entrepreneurs Of Tunisia

The platform of the Tunisian entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Algerian entrepreneurial ecosystem mapping by Sylabs

Sylabs, the Algerian entrepreneurship and technology hub, has produced a mapping of the Algerian entrepreneurial ecosystem.

DW Innovation

DW Innovation explores emerging technologies and their impact on journalism, media and the public.


Digital Media Startup Companies in the Arab world 2019

Published by the Maharat Fundation (Lebanon), this 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 bringing together feedback and advice from 21 media startups operating in 18 different countries.

The first chapter dedicated to business launch focuses on initiatives from the MENA region.

More 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 Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) offers many resources: fundraising tips, lists of grants and scholarships