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Beirut Startup Ideas Pitching Championship - Innov-a-thon

Innov-a-thon Beirut is a one-day idea marathon event organized by TURN8 seed accelerator program from Dubai, and sponsored by AltCity in collaboration with

TURN8 is seeking innovative solutions, business models and/or technology ideas that can be developed in a 120-day seed accelerator in Dubai, UAE.

At Innov-a-thon, you will have the opportunity to:

-Pitch an idea for one of the TURN8 themes
-Meet and connect with other creative geniuses
-Form a team and work together to refine your idea
-Pitch again at the end to qualify for TURN8 seed accelerator in Dubai

*Don’t forget to bring your team and laptop with you!

TURN8 is seeking ideas around the innovative businesses or technology ideas in a variety of areas, including:

Web or mobile applications
e-commerce portals
Arabic content advancements
Education and e-learning enhancements
Sustainable living technologies
Crowdsourced services
Social networking innovations
Healthcare technologies

Idea criteria/requirements

We look for:

1. Innovative, passionate, dedicated, driven teams (serial entrepreneurs are very welcome).
2. Minimum of 2 team members made up of a technical expert and a business development person (a must!).
3. Global, creative and easy to launch ideas within 120 days.

Free tickets available here:

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