Awarding entrepreneurs with ideas, startups, and social enterprises.
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Supporting the best tech-driven solutions addressing the challenges faced by refugees across the globe.
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A one-week long program that serves as an eye-opener to Silicon Valley’s massive resources.
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Part of a global network of chapters dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide.
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INITIATIVES WE SUPPORT

Innovation Forum

The multi-format forum covers the following topics: Fintech, Autonomous Driving, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Computing

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Enjazi

The first nation-wide entrepreneurship competition in Libya to empower entrepreneurs with ideas and startups to take their projects up and running with the necessary advice

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BloomMasters

A partnership with BIAT Foundation that rewards Tunisian startups and provides expert support

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Grow My Business

A competition between selected Lebanese traders who are asked to develop plans on how to grow their existing businesses

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Challenge 22

An innovation award that showcases ideas that can contribute towards the hosting and organisation of major events, such as the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar ™

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MIT ReACT Certificate

A certified program offering MIT caliber education to refugees and other displaced persons

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ABOUT MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab

Founded in 2005, the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab is a non-profit and an avid promoter of entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide affiliated with the prestigious MIT University. Based in Beirut, our mission is to develop and nurture a culture of entrepreneurship across the Arab region. The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab has a proven track record in promoting MIT-style entrepreneurship through our solid platform developed in the past 10 years enabling us to empower entrepreneurs by providing opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, showcasing businesses, coaching, and mentoring.

110,000+

individuals have applied to the MITEF Arab Startup Competition to date

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of idea-stage projects launched after the competition

80

Arab entrepreneurs have represented the region under an MIT EF Pan Arab pavilion at events worldwide

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percent of the semifinalist teams have at least one female member with a leading role

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