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One More Reason to Go to Lappeenranta!

1:20 pm in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, General, Meet the Entrepreneurs, Starting up by Nicolas Rouhana

In a previous post found here, I cited 10 good reasons to go to Lappeenranta this summer. Well now I added another reason, which is the best of all and it’s the Entrepreneurs Award“. The Kauffman FastTrack META Group Europe Entrepreneurs Award is an initiative promoted by META Group and EBN aiming at selecting entrepreneurs, having recently established a high-growth potential start up or holders of and innovative business idea in the creative industry.

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Euromed Forum on the Creative Industries

8:19 am in Berytech News by salim tannous

From the 13th till the 15th of May, Berytech was invited to participate in the Euromed Forum on Creative Industries & Society. The Forum gathered around 250 representatives of the Creative Industries – cultural operators, artists, NGOs, cultural organizations and institutions, public authorities, the EU Institutions as well as EUNIC (European Union National Institutes of Culture) members from the MENA region. The event that took place in the Dead Sea in Jordan is the launch pad of a long-term EUNIC MENA Project which will address Democratic Empowerment, Cultural Policy and Creative Economy and aims to support the creative sector in this region.

June 6 is for IPv6: This Time for Real!

10:34 am in Berytech News, General, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development. Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6.

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We’ll be at the Business Forum 2012, Will you?

9:27 am in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, General by Tania Saba Mazraani

From April 26 to 29, 2012 Berytech will be at the Business Entrepreneurship Forum in BIEL (held in the sideline of

Forward), talking to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs about innovative ways in which we can support projects and startups.

This much anticipated event will gather for the first time peers from the entrepreneurship ecosystem, friendly, familiar faces such as the good people from Amideast/Cisco Entrepreneurship Institute, Endeavor, Altcity, MIT Enterprise Forum, etc. So there’s a lot to see! Don’t miss out on the chance to stop by Berytech’s booth and chat with our team members (Booth L8-M7).


Berytech will also be holding it’s second Seed up your Startup competition in a pitching festival that will take place live over two days on April 26 and 27. The contestants will not only pitch in a public forum, but the audience will have its own say by voting, using specially provided handheld devices, for the most meritorious projects. Winners will walk away with a comprehensive incubation program and up to $25K in seed money.

It’s happening at the Business Entrepreneurship Forum, and we’re not planning to miss any of it. Are you?!

For more info about the Pitch Fest http://tinyurl.com/chuk443

 

 

What a Pioneering Decade!

12:32 pm in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, General, Meet the Entrepreneurs, Starting up by Nicolas Rouhana

What a pioneering decade this has been ! Berytech was created right at the turn of the Century by visionaries at the Saint-Joseph University to be the first technological pole in Lebanon and the region that provides a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and hi-level skills in Lebanon.

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NESTA & Lebanese entrepreneurs

11:49 am in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, General, Marketing, Technical by salim tannous

Over the course of the past two weeks, the British Council and with the support of Berytech, organized a workshop entitled FROM START UP TO SUCCESS: A CREATIVE entrepreneur’s PLAN. The workshops were led by Sarah Thelwall, founder of MyCake.org, who has been working with creative entrepreneurs for over a decade as a consultant, business development coach and trainer. And Percy Emmett – NESTA’s lead Creative Industries trainer, coach and mentor. The workshop combined the methodology from NESTA’s Insight Out programme toolkit with MyCake.org’s Market Day marketing training.

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