Category Archive for: Entrepreneurship

AI-Startup LeftSaver and Tedallal Have Just Championed the Startup Roadshow in Erbil

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 23/09/2019  Erbil, September 23rd. Erbil-based startups Tedallal and LeftSaver have just won the Startup Roadshow semi-finals in Erbil, held at Re:Coded House on September 19th.     Tedallal is a platform that connects two people in the same neighborhood to pool grocery shopping, tapping into the sharing economy for allow users to…

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The Startup Roadshow Kicked Off: Meet the 20 Startups Competing in Beirut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 12/09/2019 The competition for Syrian-led startups in has just started at Beirut Digital District, kicking off a 5-day bootcamp where the two top startups in the country will reach the semi-finals. The roadshow will then continue on to Amman, Erbil, Istanbul and Gaziantep, to conclude in Amsterdam, where the three regional…

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5 Awe-Inspiring Ideas that Came Out of the Startup Roadshow 2018

How can we help Syrian youth who need to talk about their problems? Or how can we create a travel experience for Arab millennials to identify with? These are just some of the questions the entrepreneurs in the Startup Roadshow 2018 asked themselves. These questions ignited their entrepreneurial spark; they kept them focused on their…

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3 Stories Behind the Champions of the Startup Roadshow 2018

Last fall, we took on a tour across the Middle East in search for the most passionate, promising, and creative Syrian startups in the Middle East. Embarking on the first Startup Roadshow, organized with SPARK and in collaboration with Startups Without Borders, we took on a thrilling journey through the cities that host the largest…

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The Startup Roadshow Kicks Off Again

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/08/2019 The Startup Roadshow Kicks Off Again with $15,000 in Prizes for Syrian-Led Startups The competition for Syrian entrepreneurs in the Middle East is taking off on September 7th, with a series of bootcamps in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Turkey. Up for grabs is the chance to win $15,000 in…

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Meet the Syrian and Jordanians bringing their big dreams of small businesses to life

Fifteen new businesses walked away with over 90,000 JD in prize money after a day of inspiring ideas from Syrian and Jordanians at the Jusoor RESOLVE Small Business Program Demo Day in Amman. 19 July, 2019, Amman – Refugees are often forced to become entrepreneurs, finding creative ways to support themselves and their families in…

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Join us for Jusoor’s Fifth Annual Conference and Gala in Toronto

Dear Friends, Jusoor would like to cordially invite you to our fifth annual global conference, #RefugeesWelcome: Canada’s Response to the Syrian Crisis and the Road Ahead, which will be held in Toronto on October 14th. Since November 2015, Canada has resettled 40,000 Syrian refugees. Jusoor’s fifth annual conference honors these efforts and puts a spotlight on the challenges that…

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Jusoor July News

Dear Friends, Every year, dozens of volunteers from around the world come to Lebanon to take part in our summer program and to make a difference in the lives of Syrian children. They will be integral to our summer enrichment program in our three schools, offering the children new opportunities to explore subjects and take…

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Jusoor Named Top Education Startup by Leading Global Development Site

Dear Jusoor friends and family, April was an exciting month for helping Syrian youth realize their potential. Just last month, Devex.com, the world’s leading platform for the global development community, named Jusoor one of the top ten global startups that are rethinking global educational practices.We also held our Third Annual Entrepreneurship Competition, capped off the…

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New Year, New Opportunities

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, As we enter this new year, we continue to find ways to support our students and teachers, and we celebrate the amazing opportunities our entrepreneurs have created for others. IDRF-YPC Launches Training for Jusoor’s Teachers, Focused on Students with Special Needs Through a Skate for Syria event and crowd-funding campaign,…

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