Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students.
BIAT, a not-for-profit organization, was established in 2006 with the assistance and back up of the integrated SME support program, an EU funded project at the Ministry of Economy and Trade of Lebanon.
Insure and Match Capital (IM Capital) provides Matching Capital, Equity Guarantee, and Support Programs to a broad range of qualified early-stage business and investors in Lebanon.
Park Innovation is a community project and business incubator based in Semkanieh, Chouf. The Park offers several unique streams and resources to empower tech entrepreneurs and tech employment.
KAPITA is a private sector development company that aims to empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through investment, research, incubation/acceleration, and market development programs.
As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security.
IVP is an Iraq-based early-stage fund, with a focus on investing in high-growth technology startups. We will invest at the pre-seed, seed, and pre-series A stages.
Orange Corners Baghdad is an initiative of the Dutch Embassy in Baghdad and is implemented by the business company KAPITA. The economic priorities of the Netherlands in Iraq are agriculture, water and entrepreneurship. KAPITA supports the community of young entrepreneurs in Baghdad by building youth capacity, and developing successful businesses.
Established by Luminus Education and funded by the European Union, Jordan Start launched in 2016 to provide makers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Jordan – with focus on the northern regions – with a comprehensive ecosystem that facilitates transforming progressive ideas into actual businesses that can best serve the local communities.
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