Femme Francophone Entrepreneure
The competition is organized since 2011 by AUF Middle East and Berytech, in partnership with L’Orient-Le Jour and le Commerce du Levant, with SGBL as strategic partners and LLWB as community partners. For the past 9 years, it has been promoting women’s entrepreneurship in Lebanon.
Every year, a €20,000 award is granted to the most promising projects. Winners receive the necessary support for the creation of their companies, as well as incubation for 6 months at Berytech, valued at €10,000. L’Orient-Le Jour and Le Commerce du Levant have partnered with the competition since 2016 providing the winners with media support and visibility.
FFE at a glance
|Number of Editions to date||8|
|Usual Date of Competition||May|
|Average Number of Applicants||80|
|Average Number of Startups Accepted||25|
|Number of Winners||2|
|Goal of Competition||Promote entrepreneurship, encourage female entrepreneurship|
|Eligibility Criteria||Idea, Sales/Revenue, Genre, Innovation, Potentiel de croissance, projet financièrement viable ou rentable|
|Application Process||Online Application, Full Business Plan, Pitch Deck|
|Participation Benefits||Expert Feedback, Networking, Financial Rewards, Media Exposure, Acceleration/Incubation, Workshops|
|Financial Reward||Euros 10€ per winner|
|Other Rewards||6 month incubation at Berytech|