October 16, 2023

In an inspiring and action-packed two-day event – 14th – 15th October 2023, 40 startups participating in the BRIDGE GLOBAL incubation program have taken a significant leap in their entrepreneurial journey. These visionary entrepreneurs have received 72 hours of comprehensive training and enjoyed three months of personalized mentoring, accompanied by one-on-one coaching. and fireside chats with entrepreneurship experts from across the globe.

The pinnacle of this transformative boot camp experience was the gripping pitch sessions, where startups had the opportunity to present their projects before a panel of astute judges. The pitch sessions were divided into two stations:

  • Question and Answers Station: Here, startups faced challenging queries that showcased their depth of knowledge and their ability to adapt to unforeseen challenges.
  • Business Plan and Investment Station: At this station, entrepreneurs meticulously presented the strategic aspects of their projects, highlighting their growth potential and attractiveness to potential investors.

Now, the jury faces the daunting task of selecting the top 20 startups that have demonstrated exceptional promise. These fortunate few will embark on a 3-hour scale-up and acceleration program, promising to fine-tune their strategies and catapult their projects to new heights. The grand finale of this entrepreneurial journey is scheduled for the 28th of October. The chosen startups will have the unique opportunity to pitch their projects in front of potential investors, marking a significant milestone in their quest to turn innovative ideas into reality. Stay tuned for updates on these budding success stories!

This project (FÜRSA) is funded by Qatar Fund For Development, technically supported by SPARK, and implemented by Qatar Charity قطر الخيرية and #BINA.