Meet ArabNet Beirut's Ideathon Finalists

ArabNet Team, Feb 09 2018

ArabNet’s Ideathon competition is coming to Beirut on February 21st!

10 finalists will get the chance to pitch in front of investors at ArabNet Beirut 2018, and the winner will earn a cash prize of $5,000 to help convert her/his idea into an up-and-coming startup.

The 10 finalists (and 4 runner-ups) were selected based on the following criteria: value proposition, target market, competitive advantage, business model and innovation. 

Meet the Finalists

Smart Glucose Meter
Entrepreneur
 – Ali Hamid Ali, Country – Lebanon
Smart Glucose Meter uses the technology and processing power of your smartphone to automatically measures your blood sugars using a tiny meter that plugs into your phone's charging socket. Blood glucose readings are automatically tracked, charted, and analyzed for the patient

Lemonade Fashion
Entrepreneur – Arthur Bizdikian, Country – Lebanon
Lemonade Fashion allows people to take complete control over their fashion by giving them a platform that has trendy, high quality, and custom-made designer pieces 

Actachef
Entrepreneur – Bassel Karout, Country – Lebanon
Actachef is an online platform for customers to order their favorite meal and get it delivered to their houses in the form of a box with fresh pre-portioned ingredients and an easy recipe to follow.

Pillarz
Entrepreneur
 – Elias Najjar, Country – Lebanon
Pillarz is a user-friendly chatbot builder platform for businesses. 

Kill My Routine
Entrepreneur – Fadi Bou Debs, Country – Lebanon
Kill my Routine is an online platform that matches events and activities to a user's mood

Tanda
Entrepreneur – Ghaith Assamak, Country – Jordan
Tanda is a a credible platform of peer to peer financing that attracts a pool of savers and borrowers, promoting sound financial behavior.

YallaBus
Entrepreneur – Ghassan Zughaib, Country – Lebanon
YallaBus is the 1st bus assistant platform in Lebanon that aims to enhance, reshape and facilitate the use of public transformation in the country.

Rbot
Entrepreneur – Hiba Fleihan, Country – Lebanon
Rbot is a chat bot that simplifies the reservation process for hotels by using canned responses and NLP to answer any customer’s inquiry all the way up to making online reservations.

Ilham
Entrepreneur – Mary Jo elAzzi, Country – Lebanon
Ilham is a web platform designed to provide teachers with the necessary tools and tips to personalize their exams for dyslexic students.

The Advisory Company
Entrepreneur – Wael Khattar, Country – Lebanon
White Label Roboadvisor Provider

Meet the Runner-Ups

Legal Advice Online
Entrepreneur
 – Ali Amro, Country – Lebanon
A legal advice platform that connects you with exxperianced lawyers for a lower cost

Sidelick
Entrepreneur – Karim Bacha, Country – Lebanon
Sidelick is an online platform that makes pet parenting easy by connecting pet owners to trusted pet sitters around them.

Digital Dining Service
Entrepreneur – Mohammad Bashir Sidani, Country – Lebanon
A digital dining dervice thatr helps evolutionize the entire dining in experience from A to Z.

Fashion Rental Platform
Entrepreneur – Michella Abouajawdeh, Country – Lebanon
A platform that allows ladies to showcase their Haute Couture and Brand dresses for rent giving them the opportunity to get a return on their fashion investment.

Interested in taking part in Idea Morocco? Register here by March 10th. 

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