Paris Pitch Night for Lebanese entrepreneurs, April 20, 2023

LIFE and Cedars Tech are organising a pitch night in Paris on April 20, 2023 at Station F, for Lebanese entrepreneurs based in Europe or based in Lebanon with a European presence. The purpose of this event is to connect entrepreneurs with potential investors and provide post-event support and guidance. We are aiming to select up to 7 startups to participate in this event.

If you are a Lebanese entrepreneur (or know someone interested in applying), please send your pitch deck by March 1st to pitchnight@lifelebanon.com.


Eligibility criteria for start-ups:

  • Minimum one Lebanese founder
  • Start-up based in Europe or Lebanon with a European office/or clients
  • MVP ready
  • Looking to raise between €100k and €1million
  • Tech startup or tech-enabled
  • Sector Agnostic
  • Preferable but not a must: Job creation in Lebanon or other forms of impact

Please make sure your pitch deck includes all the below information

  1. Elevator Pitch
  2. Timeline and Traction to date
  3. Market Opportunity and Market size
  4. Problem & Current Solutions
  5. Product or Service: the solution and the value provided 
  6. Business Model: Revenue Streams, pricing model, revenue and # of customers to date
  7. Go to Market Strategy
  8. Team & Key Stakeholders (Investors, Advisors)
  9. Financials: financial KPIs and projections 
  10. Competition, and where you stand in the competitive landscape, your competitors  
  11. Your ‘Ask’ for funding: how much are you raising, what form, (SAFE/ Priced round) and the basic use of funds, any existing investors you want to mention? 

We would like to extend our thanks to our main sponsor, Cedar Oxygen.

Our community partners:

  • Euroquity (logo)
  • HEC Incubator (logo)
  • Nucleus ventures (logo)

Testimonial from the founder of Dojo, one of the start-ups that was selected to participate in the LIFE pitch night in Dubai:

“Dojo recently had the pleasure of participating in LIFE’s pitch night and it was truly an outstanding experience. The level of organization and attention to detail was evident from the start. The speakers and their ideas presented were innovative and thought-provoking. The Q&A session following the pitches was engaging and provided valuable insights into our company and the participating entrepreneurs. I would like to express our gratitude to the organizers for putting together such a fantastic networking opportunity, it was truly a valuable experience. I look forward to attending future pitch night events organized by LIFE and their partners” Charles Abraham, Co-founder of Dojo

You can find more details here on the LIFE Dubai pitch night

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Interviews : meet this year’s top Lebanese startups who are showcased by Cedars Tech

This year Cedars Tech selected 7 startups to represent the Lebanese Tech and Innovation abroad. Watch them being interviewed by us.

BSynchro

EI-Technology MENA (Sponsor)

EI-Technologies MENA, by NEO-DIS.COM, is the leading Salesforce partner in the Middle East with 100+ dedicated Salesforce consultants located in Lebanon and UAE (Headquarters in Dubai), providing CRM Implementation and Cloud Consulting services with various technologies in the Middle East and Gulf region covering Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Qatar, UAE, KSA, Oman, Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Iraq.

GoParkly

Gozilla

Shelvz

Suppy

Suppy is a quick-commerce platform that enables brick-n-mortar & online stores to implement digital ordering and delivery with their own branded Apps.

Zaka

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This pavilion is sponsored by EI Technologies MENA and Murex.

Join us from June 15th until June 18th 2022 at Vivatech in Paris, pavilion K19 and meet with the 7 extraordinary companies that are part of Lebanon’s thriving ecosystem of tech and innovation.

Here is our lineup of startups :

BSynchro

BSynchro is an Insurance Digital Enabler group focused on the Insurance industry that is powered by a passionate team of experts.
BSynchro provides top insurance software solutions for Digital transformation. Their latest innovation, CORA, allows Insurance companies the agility to configure and push new insurance products as rapid as the market demands
Michel Chammas, Founder and CEO of BSynchro, talks about the latest innovations and market apporach for the Insurance sector and explains how CORA enables Insurance companies to accelerate their transformation.

EI-Technology MENA (Sponsor)

EI-Technologies MENA, by NEO-DIS.COM, is the leading Salesforce partner in the Middle East with 100+ dedicated Salesforce consultants located in Lebanon and UAE (Headquarters in Dubai), providing CRM Implementation and Cloud Consulting services with various technologies in the Middle East and Gulf region covering Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Qatar, UAE, KSA, Oman, Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Iraq.

GoParkly

GoParkly is an innovative technology platform that connects drivers with available parking spaces. Built on a powerful AI engine and a cloud architecture, GoParkly provides a seamless parking experience for drivers in major cities. The platform includes two main products: GoParkly Mobile App and GoParkly Dashboard. Meet Mohamad Matbouli, Founder and CEO of GoParkly, and get to know this crazy innovative startup made in Lebanon.

Gozilla

Meet Gozilla, an innovative super app able to build and deliver services with an accelerated time to market.
Gozilla will be part of the Cedars Tech pavillion at Vivatech 2022!

Shelvz

Shelvz is the data-driven fieldforce management solution that optimizes retail execution with 20x ROI.
Meet Emile Harb, Founder and CEO of Shelvz who will explain how he started his company with his school friends and how he is now conquering the world from Lebanon.

Suppy

Suppy is a quick-commerce platform that enables brick-n-mortar & online stores to implement digital ordering and delivery with their own branded Apps.

Zaka

Zaka allows professionals and companies to accelerate their career or business in Artificial Intelligence with different Machine Learning programs, taught by industry leading experts and professionals.