The impACT Beirut Popup Event took place on the 27th of February 2018 building onto the success of impACT Kabul and impACT Berlin. impACT paves the way for concrete and sustainable actions, which have a lasting impact beyond the international conference! impACT aims at featuring a positive image of fragile states to help to attract foreign investors providing them with first hand information on the business market in fragile contexts. Additionally, it supports startups and social entrepreneurs in providing sustainable and homegrown solutions to cross-border issues.
impACT came to Beirut in February 2018. We held a Pop-Up event bringing together key stakeholders form the Lebanese social startup scene. Do you want to connect? Hit the button below!
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impACT Beirut invited top notch Lebanese social startup actors to discuss success in the social entrepreneurship scene. Discussions addressed the key elements of having an impact with a social enterprise: networks, resources and knowledge.
Short and to the point talks under the heading: Acquisition and Management of Resources, Networks and Knowledge on the micro, meso and macro level in Lebanon.
What are the opportunities and the obstacles of social entrepreneurship in Lebanon? This question was debated with key stakeholders from the Lebanese startup scene.
The social startup exhibition featured 16 social startups. This part of the event gives attendees the opportunity to learn more about the local social startup ecosystem.
UN Global Compact
Dr. Teresa Chahine
HULT PRIZE FOUNDATION
MIDDLE EAST VENTURE PARTNERS
RICHARD J CATHERALL
SAMI ABOU SAAB
Beirut Team Lead
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Being impactful: There is a reliable formula to it! Out of the joint effort of A’laa Chbaro, founder of WonderEd and president of the Entrepreneurship Club at the American University of Lebanon and Nicole Bogott, co-founder of Philia, impACT Beirut emerged.