About us
The Innovative Private Sector Development Project (IPSD) is the a Ministry of National Economy project funded by the World Bank and implemented by DAI. IPSD aims to support Palestinian Startups, SMEs and entrepreneurs from West Bank and Gaza to improve the opportunities presented for them as individuals and companies Read More
Our Work
Improving Linkages with International Markets
Improving Linkages with International Markets
IPSD will work with local entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs to together build strong market linkages and penetrate new markets, which will eventually bring enterprises together to also exchange knowledge. IPSD will support Palestinian startups and SMEs in entering and expanding their business to regional markets. Inc...
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Developing a dynamic startup finance ecosystem
Developing a dynamic startup finance ecosystem
IPSD aims at helping entrepreneurs expand their businesses and secure funding. IPSD will work on developing a dynamic start up finance ecosystem with a focus on organized angel investing to address the knowledge and experiential deficiencies in startup investing process. Major initiatives: Investment Readiness...
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New Automated Business Registry System
New Automated Business Registry System
IPSD will work with the Ministry of National Economy to introduce an automated business registry system.  Major initiatives: • Procurement of the base software licenses, custom registry software development and targeted ICT infrastructure investments for the upgraded MoNE technology platform • C...
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Home- Based Businesses Reform
Home- Based Businesses Reform
IPSD will support the development of a suitable framework for Home-Based Businesses (HBB), allowing home-based entrepreneurs to reap the benefits of formalization such as operating a bank account, obtaining financing, gaining social protections, accessing public procurement, or the ability to invoice and formalize tran...
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GGateway Outsourcing Hub
GGateway Outsourcing Hub
GGateway is an Information Technology Outsourcing women-led social impact business. GGateway has an innovative model that transforms youths’ lives by capacity building and creating employment opportunities in IT outsourcing. IPSD will work with GGateway to help it become a sustainable outsourcing hub by improv...
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Grants
IPSD will launch a fully open and competitive application solicitation process through the release of either program announcements or Request for Applications (RFAs), as applicable.