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Tripoli Startup Forum 2018

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Tripoli Startup Forum 2018 is the 3rd annual exhibition for North Lebanon Startups and the entrepreneurship ecosystem institutions. The Theme for this year is "The Road towards a Startup Ecosystem". In 2017, the forum attracted 1000+ invited attendees and 50+ exhibitors: startups based in North Lebanon as well as support institutions, incubators, and accelerators, such as Kafalat, iSME, LLWB, Smart ESA, and Speed@BDD. As a result of the positive feedback and high engagement from last year, Tripoli Startup Forum will expand this year in size and content. We anticipate 1200 attendees from all over Lebanon, with over 60 exhibitors. Tripoli Startup Forum 2018 will take place on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Rachid Karami International Fair-Tripoli. The event will feature the following main activities:

[1] The Conference which includes:

- Panels & Talks: The conference will be hosting more than 20 speakers and influencers from the field of entrepreneurship and business world to share their expertise and knowledge. Key Topics to tackle in Panels will be around: Funding Supply & Demand, Shifting Mindset, Technology Trends & Gaps.

- Workshops: Several workshops will be running during the day. Last year the workshops were such as: Access to finance, Your first mobile application, The road to Mastering UX & UI, Conquer the fear of public speaking, and Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship.

[2] The Exhibition:

Around 40 startups from North Lebanon will be exhibiting at the forum in addition to more than 35 different entities supporting the startup ecosystem such as accelerators, incubators, venture capital, banks, financial institutions, educational institutions, and NGOs.

[3] The Pitching Festival:

10 teams - Finalists of Startup Seeds Program 3.0 will be pitching their business ideas to a Jury and the audience. 3 winners will be announced at the end of the event.

The Forum provides an opportunity to learn about the most important opportunities in the world of entrepreneurship, the challenges and how to confront them. As well as meeting the top startups in Tripoli and the North. It also gives the chance to those who are interested in entrepreneurship to meet with experts and listen to the most prominent words in this field.

About Tripoli Entrepreneurs Club:

TEC – Tripoli Entrepreneurs Club is an apolitical, non-religious, and non-governmental organization founded in 2013 launched by a dynamic and vibrant team from Tripoli coming from different backgrounds. The club aims to create, foster, and nurture the entrepreneurial culture in Lebanon, with a particular interest in Tripoli. It does so by educating students and young inventors through awareness campaigns, and training on idea generation, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, business planning, fundraising and pitching with focused workshops, competitions and boot camps. Furthermore, Tripoli Entrepreneurs Club aims to strengthen the social and economic backbone of Tripoli through finding export opportunities to the existing businesses and modernizing their production to meet the international trends and standards.


Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Age Groups
Greater than17
Gender
All
Interest
Technology, Entrepreneurship, Business, Economics

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals, Anyone Interested
Funding
No funding
Opportunity will take place in
Lebanon
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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