PNB Awarded New Grant by Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Recently Blackstone has dedicated a total of $1.6 million through their second annual grants Program that targets entrepreneurship and innovation entrepreneurship in areas hardest hit by the global economic crisis through many organizations like PNB.
The Aspen Institute’s Partners for a New Beginning (PNB) focus on generating opportunities for less fortunate entrepreneurs in the Levant and North Africa since 2011, and it has been awarded a total $125,000 from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.
PNB will select 10 high-impact tech entrepreneurs representing PNB countries and link them with US entrepreneurs, experts and investors for a week, in which an intensive training will be provided. This will also give some entrepreneurs the chance to find more resources and financial support.
One of PNB’s success stories is “Ibn Khaldoun Exchange Program” in the Maghreb.