Jusoor is happy to announce the launch of it’s THIRD Entrepreneurship Competition!
For all Syrian entrepreneurs who want to develop their ideas, acquire new skills in entrepreneurship, prepare for accelerators and seed investors, and win financial prizes!
The program includes a one week bootcamp in Beirut (all expenses paid) for the finalist teams which provides them with the opportunity to gain new entrepreneurial skills and interact with the Lebanese startup community. The competition will end with a Demo Day and Entrepreneurship Gathering that will be open to the public and free, dates and registration forms for the last day will be announced in April. The program will host a number of local and international trainers in addition to many regional and international business accelerator and incubator executives.
Up to March 24th – Hundreds of Syrian entrepreneurs will answer an open call to submit their applications to participate in the competition.
April 3rd – 9th – 10 to 15 teams selected to move forward to Jusoor’s Bootcamp in Beirut (All expenses covered by Jusoor) where they will receive mentorship and build on their ideas to become pitch ready.
April 10th – Demo Day & Entrepreneurship Gathering – Teams will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges who will select and announce the winning teams.
Applicants will need to meet the following criteria:
The program will be held 3 – 10 April 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon.
At the end of the bootcamp, all 10-15 teams will be asked to pitch their startups to a panel of judges who will select the final winners of the competition.
Yes, except the winning teams from previous competitions.
No, priority is given to teams that have a prototype and are already working on their projects.
Jusoor will cover all costs during the bootcamp.
Jusoor will help all finalist teams where they will offer advice and guidance to the participants and help them develop and prepare their projects and link them to a number of potential mentors, partners and investors.
Each team can choose only one person to participate in the bootcamp. In case the team would like to have more members participate, then they will have to cover their expenses.
If you have any questions about the entrepreneurship program or the competition email us here.
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