Startup Weekend Beirut 2016

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  • Start date

    May 13, 2016

  • End date

    May 16, 2016

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Startup Weekend Beirut 2016

On May 13-15, Startup Weekend is coming to Beirut at the ESA campus in Clemenceau, Beirut. This year's 54-hour challenge will focus on finding a unique solution to environmental challenges.

Mentors at the event include:

To see the full list of mentors, click here.
 
Prizes

First place will receive:

  • A prize of $3,000
  • Admittance to AltCity's bootcamp acceleration program 
  • A three-month incubation period at Berytech accelerator, complete with mentorship, workshop and training sessions 

Second place will receive:

  • A prize of $2,000
  • Admittance to AltCity's bootcamp acceleration program 
  • Admittance to ESA's new entrepreneurship incubator, which offers services worth up to $2,500 

Third place will receive:

  • A prize of $1,000 
  • Admittance to AltCity's bootcamp acceleration program 

All three winners will also be given the opportunity to interview to join the Speed@BDD accelerator's next cycle. Startups that join this accelerator each receive a $30,000 cash injection, in addition to product and business development, accounting and legal services, and mentorship by local and international coaches.

Hbr creative platform best hardware prize 

The best-designed hardware startup from the Weekend will receive Hbr creative platform's ‘Designed in Lebanon’ award. The award will include free design mentorship and coworking space from Hbr for a period of two months.

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