Get Accelerated at UK Lebanon Tech Hub Now!

Alexis Baghdadi, Apr 19 2016

The second cycle of the UK Lebanon Tech Hub (UKLTH) acceleration program is now open!

This is your chance as an entrepreneur to be selected for 6 full months of acceleration and openness to global markets.

Selected startups will benefit from 3 months in of workshops, mentoring sessions, and investment matching in Beirut.

The finalists will undergo 3 additional months of international acceleration via a network of partners in London, New York, Silicon Valley, Paris, and Beirut. This phase will give startups privileged access to an international network of experts and investors for a chance to apply for additional funding and enter new markets.

And the best part is: UK Lebanon Tech Hub takes no equity and doesn’t charge the entrepreneurs being accelerated.

Check out the promo video of the second acceleration cycle to get the whole picture:

Recapping the 1st Cycle (2015 Program)

Last year, UKLTH accelerated 45 companies for a first phase of acceleration in Beirut. 15 companies were selected to undergo the second phase (international acceleration) and an additional 10 companies were chosen for a regional expansion acceleration program in the region.

Over $2.5 million were dedicated to these startups, and an additional $5.2 million were raised from various investors and continuation programs.

UKLTH has secured more than 9 international partnerships particularly for its acceleration program, including Paris&Co, University College of London (UCL), Babson College, London Stock Exchange Elite Programme, Bakery, Gazelles, Mowgli, Olswang, and Magnitt

Apply Now!

Eligible startups should be based in Lebanon or willing to relocate there for the first phase of the cycle.

Startups will be selected based on their team cohesion and motivation, as well as the innovative nature of their product and its global potential.

Startups should also be ready to scale up and have a sound go-to-market strategy.

Don’t miss this opportunity, visit the UK Lebanon Tech Hub website to apply.

The deadline for applications is May 22, 2016.

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