Startup Weekend Beirut 2012 that took place July 6,7,8 2012 at Berytech Mar Roukoz was a great success! The event was attended by more than 200 people, 130 of which participated to be part of 25 teams in the 54 hour event. Out of 40 pitched ideas, 25 were shortlisted through attendees voting, and 17 out of which survived till the end.
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Lappeenranta - at the Crossroad of Europe, Russia, the Baltic Region, in Finland – the hub between Europe and Asia, is hosting the 21st EBN annual Congress & the 3d EU-Russia Innovation Forum, from 13 to 15 June 2012 (www.ebncongress.eu). Discover 10 good reasons why Lappeenranta is the place to be!
An Executive Summary is like a “sales pitch” of your idea or project that should wet enough appetite to attract interest to learn more, pretty much like a trailer does to a movie. So not getting your Executive Summary right could lead to your message not going through and hence to missed opportunities. This post gathers general instructions for coming up with a successful Executive Summary, and contains also a downloadable written example at the end.
… when GEW comes knocking on our doors. Global Entrepreneurship Week has become a date a lot of people look forward to around the globe and Lebanon is no exception. During one week in November, 120 countries will be organizing events between the 14th and the 20th intended to celebrate, inspire and invigorate entrepreneurship. Much more than 7 days, GEW is a movement of people, ideas and dreams.
Lebanon’s GEW coalition is growing bigger and stronger with the addition of new partners to the coalition. In this 2011 edition, 25 partners will be organizing more than 35 activities, starting tomorrow.
And just like last year, the buzz, the spirit of collaboration, the passion about entrepreneurship is still there. But most importantly as partners, we are organizing these events, so that you, the entrepreneur, will be there too.
So if you are starting in business, or looking to grow your existing company, if you want to connect with like-minded peer, or find out who can fund and support you going forward, than this week is for you.
For a full calendar of events check out the partners’ website on www.gewlebanon.org , twitter: @gewlebanon , FB: GEW Lebanon
Don’t miss Berytech’s Entrepreneurs Forum organized with the support of IDAL taking place on November 16 from 3 to 9 PM in Berytech Mar Roukoz. www.entrepreneurs-forum.org
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has decided to enhance competition and user choice via the introduction of new gTLDs (Generic Top-Level Domains). The application for these new gTLDs will be open between January and April 2012 only.
The “Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers in Lebanon” 3-day workshop started on September 12 at Berytech Technology & Health. This workshop, organized in collaboration with the ESCWA Technology Centre (ETC), the National Council for Scientific Research (NCSR) and Lebanese Industrial Research Achievements programme (LIRA) introduces scientists and engineers to the process of innovation, generation and protection of intellectual property, technology transfer and commercialization of inventions.