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Startup Weekend Bekaa: Agriculture, Food, Water Innovation

Have you ever wondered what is like to launch a startup?

This is your chance to experience entrepreneurship first hand in a fun and learning environment while getting the chance to win valuable prizes. Who knows, maybe you will be able to launch yours startup in one weekend!

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event format that is organized worldwide to encourage and support early stage entrepreneurship. Creatives, tech enthusiast experts, artists, designers, engineers, problem solvers and business-minded individuals are encouraged to attend, participate, experiment and innovate.

The first themed Startup Weekend in Bekaa in a special edition targeting agriculture, food and water innovation. Startup Weekend Bekaa is taking place on December 8,9, and 10 at ESIAM -USJ Bekaa - Tenayel Campus.

To participate you need to either come up with an innovative idea that addresses a challenge in the agriculture, food and water to work on or to come with your enthusiasm and team spirit to work on the available ideas.

In both cases, you will form a team, work on the idea, learn from coaches and mentors to be able to pitch your startup at the end of the weekend.

Winners will receive $1500 for first place, $1000 for second place and $500 for third place. Winners will also receive 3 months of virtual incubation from Berytech.

Your idea needs to improve a process across the food value chain or innovate in the agriculture sector from farm to fork or disrupt the management and sanitation of water in irrigation and human consumption.

You can register to participate in the event or even volunteer here: goo.gl/jxBUxi

Startup Weekend Ag | Food | Water Innovation is supported by Berytech, Agrytech and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands.

For more info you can reach out the Startup Weekend Bekaa organizing team on: Bekaa@startupweekend.org

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