Seedstars Beirut

The 10 best startups from Beirut are invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup.

The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the Regional Summit as a first step (that include our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum) and will be taken to Switzerland to participate to the big final of the Seedstars World Competition, representing its country against +65 other startups to compete for over $1M in investments.

Seedstars at a glance

Number of Editions to date 3
Usual Date of Competition Septembre
Average Number of Applicants 200
Average Number of Startups Accepted 10
Number of Winners 3
Goal of Competition Impact people’s lives in emerging markets through the promotion and investment in entrepreneurship and technology
Eligibility Criteria Idea, Minimum Viable Product, Traction (Pilot, Sign ups, etc.), Years Founded, Amount Raised Limit, 2 years founded, less than $500k in external investment
Processus de candidature
Online Application, Pitch Video, Full Business Plan, Pitch Deck, MVP Demo
Participation Benefits Expert Feedback, Networking, Financial Rewards, Media Exposure, Workshops
Other Rewards A free trip to Switzerland to participate in a weeklong bootcamp & the Final Event in April. The opportunity to pitch and meet a global audience of investors, corporates and media. A chance become the Global Winner and receive up to $500K of funding. The opportunity to join a global network of entrepreneurs Various other prizes and perks that are being finalized. The opportunity to join a global network of entrepreneurs A free trip to the Regional Summit in December.