Boost your idea or early-stage startup & create green or social impact in the Bekaa community!
Join the Tinkerlab program to take your idea or early-stage startup to the next level, receive the technical & financial support needed, and unlock the opportunity to join the acceleration phase at Michel Daher Foundation.
Over two months, 10 selected startups will receive tailored coaching, mentoring, and business support along with a $850 financial grant to further develop their idea/early-stage startup and enhance their entrepreneurial and business development mindset.
This program is in collaboration with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Foundation (KAS)
To be considered for the Tinkerlab program, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
After closing applications on August 28th, 2023, 15 selected teams will participate in a full-day hackathon. The aim is to prepare the selected startups to develop their ideas, enhance design thinking, and improve their business models and pitch skills.
One online info session on August 14th, 2023 to explain the program and its benefits.
One-day Hackathon on September 9th full of training, workshops, mentoring, & the opportunity to pitch your idea to a panel of experts at MDF premises (Transportation is paid).
Top 10 teams with the most relevant social or green solutions will be shortlisted to join 2-month acceleration phase and get all the business and technical support they need starting September 16th till the end of November.
Demo-Day on November 30th, 2023 the 10 startups or entrepreneurs will display their products, services, or business ideas to the public, including potential investors, media, and key players in the ecosystem.