24
October
8:00 am — 5:00 pm
UK Lebanon Tech Hub
Berytech Digital Park, Beirut Digital District, 1294 , Bechara El Khoury Road

Beirut, Lebanon
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CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS IN BEIRUT: The TechWadi Roadshow Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs is coming to Beirut on October 24 -25 ! The “TechWadi Roadshow” will consist of  two day-long educational workshops led by TechWadi and powered by Google for Entrepreneurs that will bring experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and technology professionals to mentor local startups in Beirut. The mentors will include seasoned professionals from companies like Google, Yahoo, Facebook, as well as founders of various Silicon Valley startups. We’re proud to have UK Lebanon TechHub as our local host and partner, and will be working with additional ecosystem partners to accommodate as many entrepreneurs as possible. Meanwhile if you’re interested in joining, please fill out the form on this page.

Featured mentors

Sharif

Sharif El-Badawi

Partner Lead, VCs and Startups Google / TechWadi Head Mentor

MarwaMarwa Mabrouk

Product Manager, YouTube, Google

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Ramy Adeeb

Serial Entrepreneur/ Founder & CEO, Snip.it (Acquired by Yahoo!)

Olivia

Olivia Vagelos

Experience Designer at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (Stanford D.school)

Mark

Marc Percival

Serial Entrepreneur/Director of Engineering, Snip.it (Acquired by Yahoo!)

Open Showcase 10/24 

9:00 – 10:00 Am Registration & Networking with the Mentors
10:15 – 10:45 AM Welcoming Remarks & Overview(Daniel Navarro, Google for Entrepreneurs & Christina Ashtary, TechWadi)
10:45 – 11:30 AM Move Fast & Break Things (Mark Percival, Engineer & Entrepreneur)
11:30 – 12:00 PM Silicon Valley 101(Sharif El Badawi, Google)
12:00 – 12:45 PM Pitching a Great Startup Story (Ramy Adeeb, Entrepreneur)
12:45 – 1:30 PM Lunch Break
1:30 – 1:50 PM Design Thinking in a Box (Olivia Vagelos, Stanford d.school)
1:50 – 2:35 PM Redefining the web with Innovative Business Models (Marwa Mabrouk, YouTube)
2:35 – 3:20 PM Go to Market Strategy (Sharif El Badawi, Google)
3:20 – 3:30 PM Intro to Google AdWords (Naziha Naziha Abou Ezzeddine, Google)
3:30 – 3:40 PM BREAK
3:40 – 4:00 PM The Silicon Valley Experience (Hassane Slaibi, Co-Founder, Band Industries & TW Sprint Acceleration Alumni)
4:00 – 4:45 PM Talking with the VC (Walid Hanna, Middle East Venture Partners)
4:20 – 5:00 PM Q&A With the Mentors
5:00 – 8:00 PM Startup Grind Event

Day 2 (10/25) will be strictly limited to a selected group of partners startups and entrepreneurs and focus on tailored mentorship meetings and a design thinking workshop. Please contact your local partner below for consideration.

The Beirut TechWadi Roadshow is held in Partnership with

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