Darwazah Startup Accelerate 2019

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    April 17, 2019

  • End date

    April 17, 2019

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With a focus on achieving and sustaining globally recognized thought leadership in the areas of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship in MENA, and for the 6th year in row, the Darwazah Center for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the Olayan School of Business, AUB is organizing the Darwazah Startup Accelerate 2019 (DSA) Demo Day.

The Competition was launched beginning December 2019, during which students went through ideation sessions, two boot camps, three shortlisting phases, were mentored by top-notch experts, and only eight teams made it to the final stage with determination and hard work. These teams will first present their final pitches in front of a high caliber jury on April 8, and will pitch first time in front of a public on April 17, the Demo Day.

More than 80 teams applied to the competition with innovative ideas, and two will be announced as winners on the Demo Day, happening on April 17, 2019 at the Maamari Auditorium, and two startups will be awarded $10,000 each to continue developing and launching their venture.   

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