Meet the 10 Finalists Competing in ArabNet Beirut 2017 Ideathon

ArabNet Team, Feb 06 2017

The top 10 finalists picked by our judges will be on stage to compete in the Ideathon competition at Arabnet Beirut 2017.  

The Ideathon competition aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship at its earliest stage: Turning bright ideas into functional products. The Ideathon finalists will have the opportunity to present their startup ideas to a crowd of investors, incubators, media and digital professionals.

Winners receive $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000 respectively, as a seed grant to help them kick-start their business, while great ideas receive exposure, getting the attention of investors, incubators, and other developers interested.

ArabNet is thrilled to announce the list of finalists and runner ups. Register to attend ArabNet Beirut 2017 and spectate a marathon of innovative ideas.


10 Ideathon Finalists:

Mariem Khemir from CheckMe (Tunisia)
CheckMe allows a doctor to manage his waiting room remotely from a web-based software and helps patients make use of their waiting time by controlling and accessing their rank.

Mohamed Hamdeen from Drug CATcher (Egypt)
Drug CATcher provides an Online Marketplace for Pharmacies. It helps reallocate stagnant products and save.

Alaa Salam from E-Rush (Lebanon)
Developed by the E-GHATHA team, E-Rush is a responsive web app that allocates patients to available emergency care beds.

Abdelrahman Elgamal from FriendyCar (UAE)
FriendyCar is a for a website for borrowing and lending cars serving the Middle East area.

Driss Rouissi from HQUID (Morocco)
Hquid is a hotel broker using a reverse purchase strategy, creating a new way of doing business in the travel industry.

Bassem Waheed Said Ahmed from Arabic Personal Assistant (Egypt)
Arabic Personal Assistant is an Android App that understands and executes Arabic voice commands.

Lilia Rustom from PhotoShooters (Lebanon)
PhotoShooters is a mobile application that matches photographers with clients, based on proximity and requests.

Mohamed Hassan Mayla from Rmagine (Egypt)
Rmagine is developing an online and mobile platform to help schools increase teacher-student engagements in the classroom through synchronized interactive presentations with real-time assessments of interaction.

Maroun Chahine from Bubblicious (Lebanon)
Bubbalicious is an online platform for the wedding planning industry.

Waleed Rashed from VOO (Egypt)
Voo is an on-demand Courier and Delivery App. It provides services through the VOO Mobile Application to simplify all delivery process. 


3 Ideathon Runners Up:

Ali Alawieh from Digital Workout Network (Lebanon)
An Arabic Digital Workout Network with content that can cater to millions of Arab users.

Yasser Ashraf Tosson from CarryON (Egypt)
Carries Logistics is an online platform that connects frequent travelers with people who need to transport personal lightweight objects in a fast and cheap way.

Jean el Haiby from Daxi (Lebanon)
Taxi Logistics is an app for sending parcels via taxis. 


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