Startup Weekend To Take Place In Tripoli

To Inspire Entrepreneurs


Tripoli, LB – North Lebanon second Startup Weekend event, ‘Startup Weekend North Lebanon’, is coming to Tripoli November 21st – 23rd, 2014. This event is organized by Center For Entrepreneurship, at Beirut Arab University. The goal of Startup Weekend North Lebanon is to bring together entrepreneurial minds from Tripoli and beyond to collaborate on innovative projects and potentially form new startup companies.


Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable; nearly 500 Startup Weekends have taken place around the globe, with 200 more currently in the planning phase. Developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, launch startups and compete for prizes in 54 high-energy hours. Anyone looking to test the entrepreneurial waters is welcome, however the experience is especially useful to entrepreneurs interested in receiving feedback on an idea, looking for a co-founder, or who want to learn new skills.

Startup Weekend North Lebanon will take place at Beirut Arab University Tripoli Campus, Al Mina. The registration includes the cost of instruction, mentorship, six locally prepared meals, and a Startup Weekend North Lebanon T-shirt; early bird and student discounts are available, so the cost is $15-$30 for the full weekend. Participants must register by November 19 at: http://north-lebanon.up.co/. Accommodations are also included in the fee. Valuable cash prizes are provided to the top 3 winners in the competition.

Dr. Wassim Itani is the Director of Center For Entrepreneurship–at Beirut Arab University and chairs the Startup Weekend North Lebanon Committee. “Startup Weekends are risk-free environments where everyone is expected to roll up their sleeves and dive into the exhilarating world of startups,”. “This is a fun, high-energy opportunity to create something new with a team of innovative thinkers, and we’re proud to be bringing it to Tripoli.”

Startup Weekend North Lebanon will feature a series of experiential, educational, and social opportunities for entrepreneurs. The events kick off on Friday, November 21st .


Startup Weekend North Lebanon is sponsored by Google, BML, IDAL, BLOM, Safadi Foundation, Baytona and BIAT.

For more information and the online application visit http://north-lebanon.up.co/


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