LebNet Ignite French Tech Hub Pitch Night

May 12, 2017

Member Event

 

LebNet Ignite French Tech Hub Pitch Night

Friday, May 12th - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

CONTEXT

We will showcase 8 innovative startups selected from Lebanon to participate in the LebNet Ignite Acceleration Program powered by French Tech Hub. During this week, these startups will be immersed in the Silicon Valley culture and experience. Through interactive workshops, pitch events, and strategic mentoring, they will better understand how to launch a business in the US and network with business leaders and fellow entrepreneurs. LebNet Ignite's goal is to enable and empower these startups to reach their potential through education, mentoring, and networking.

ABOUT THE EVENT

8 top-notch startups from Lebanon will be put under the spotlight of a panel of investors, leadership experts and successful entrepreneurs from the Bay Area.

  • 3 minutes pitches
  • Feedback from the jury
  • Cocktail reception sponsored by LebNet

 

Welcome and Introduction: Michelle Tager, Executive Director LebNet, Marie Frochen, Director US Accelerator and Entrepreneur Programs, French Tech Hub

Keynote: George Akiki, President and Co-Founder of LebNet & Xavier Wartelle, CEO French Tech Hub

THE STARTUPS:

THE JURY:

  • Jon Baer, Co-author Decoding Silicon Valley & Managing Partner Threshold Ventures
  • Alex Cvetlov, Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate for Healthline Media
  • Katie Elizabeth, Founder and CEO at GoHero.me
  • Ayman Fawaz, Business Development and Corporate Partnerships, LebNet Mentor
  • Elie Habib, CEO Motivaim, MEVP Venture Partner and Board Member - LebNet Co-Founder & Vice Chairman
  • Ramzi Haidamus, Senior Executive, LebNet Mentor
  • Danny Hamady, CEO & Founder, Momentym Microsystems, LebNet Mentor
  • Judy Iglehart, President, International Division at Keiretsu Forum
  • Isabelle Lescent Gilles, Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership Development at Hult International Business School

    WHERE?

    DocuSign

    221 Main Street, Suite 1500, 15th Floor

    San Francisco, CA, 94105  (map here)

    WHEN?

    Friday, May 12th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    PRICE?

    General Admission: $15

    At the door: $20

     

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