Seedstars Beirut

Seedstars Beirut

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Strategic partners

Banque du Liban

Local organisers

Banque du Liban Accelerate 2014

Event Description

Seedstars World is coming to Lebanon for the first time, and is excited to collaborate with Lebanon´s first international startup conference Banque du Liban Accelerate 2014. It is an invite-only event hosted by the Central Bank of Lebanon, and it will bring together over 50 startup industry veterans from around the world to put together Blueprints for Success for 1,000 international entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals.
 
As Samer Nadim Karam, the co-founder and CEO of Alice, said, "Seedstars World is partnering with Banque du Liban Accelerate 2014 to give startups a global platform in Beirut. Over the past few years, and under the leadership of Banque du Liban, Beirut has become a strategic startup hub that bridges Europe with Asia and Africa; Seedstars World is a natural evolution to this success."

Apart from the keynote speech delivered by Alexander Asseily, you can s
ee the full list of speakers at this event here. Altogether 30 Startups will be selected to participate in the Conference. Apply Now!

The 50 Selected Startups* will receive:
  • Startup Exhibition Stand (2m x 1m)
  • 1 Minute Lightning Round Pitch on the Main Stage of the Conference on Nov 20 2014
  • Logo on the Conference Website
  • Logo on the Competition Website
  • Logo and Info in the Conference Booklet
  • Two (2) Blueprints Passes to the Conference

The Top 10 Startups (of the 50) will receive:

  • Entry into the Finalists Round on Nov 21 2014
  • One (1) pass to the Speakers' Dinner on the eve of Nov 20 2014

The Winning Startup will be flown to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in the Seedstars Final Event for an opportunity to secure a 500,000 US$ investment. See link for more details.

*A symbolic non-refundable 100$ fee will apply to all 50 Selected Startups to ensure commitment to participating in the Conference.

Program

Thursday, November 20, 2014

TIME DESCRIPTION
17:50 - 18:30 Seedstars World pitching - Lightning round
18:30 - 18:40 Announcement the finalists

 

Friday, November 21, 2014

TIME DESCRIPTION
17:50 - 18:00 Introduction to Seedstars World
18:00 - 19:30 Pitching Session
19:30 - 19:50 Jury Deliberation
19:50 - 20:00 Announcement of the Winner

Regional Jury

Please meet our Jury members

Charlie Graham-Brown

Charlie Graham-Brown

CFO

Seedstars World
Hafez Virjee

Hafez Virjee

International Arbitration

Dechert LLP
Michael Lints

Michael Lints

Venture Partner

Golden Gate Ventures
Alexander Asseily

Alexander Asseily

Co-founder

Jawbone
Mario Berta

Mario Berta

Regional Managing Director

Rocket Internet
Paul Papadimitriou

Paul Papadimitriou

Founder

Intelligencr

Event Location / Map


Selected Startups


Finalists

Winner

1

Ki

Beirut

4
2nd

2

Sohati SAL

Beirut

0
3rd

3

Presella

Beirut

2

Others

29Letters [aka 29LT]

Beirut

24

Integreight

Beirut

1

CardioDiagnostics

Beirut

2

Shoop

Beirut

1

Feedeed Inc.

Beirut

2

Yellow

Beirut

1

Mawara (Known by our brand name WASTE)

Beirut

1

Friendshippr, Inc.

Beirut

1

The Outpost

Beirut

4

Zawarib

Beirut

1

Saily

Beirut

1

Eventtus

Beirut

0

Pi Slice

Beirut

4

Spectapp Inc.

Beirut

1

Go Ejaza

Beirut

3

Virtuosi

Beirut

3

Tagaddod

Beirut

0

urbacraft

Beirut

1

The Nawaya Network

Beirut

1

Energy24

Beirut

0

Referd

Beirut

1

Game Cooks

Beirut

0

Bitfeed

Beirut

1

ROULA DFOUNI SAL

Beirut

0

Tari'ak (طريقك)

Beirut

6

Jobalist.com (legal name is Khairallah Enterprises SARL)

Beirut

0

green studios sal

Beirut

3

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