And That’s a Wrap!


From the Middle East to the Netherlands, taking startups to the next level!

Last week, Startups Without Borders took 10 startups from Lebanon, Palestine, and Iraq to pitch their businesses at IGNITE 9 conference in Amsterdam, for a final cash award of $10,000, $5,000, and $3,000.

The pitching event concluded our 5-month Incubation program, build in partnership with SPARK and Google.

Congratulations to the winners!

⭐️ Salah El Sadi, Founder of Blue Filter
⭐️ Momen AbuSada, Founder of Eyiada – عيادة
⭐️ Nada Ghanem, Founder of DOODA Solutions

Huge thanks to the jury members Rowan Barnett, Fadi Bishara Wassim Beaineh, Majd Khalifeh, and Laura Di Santolo.

Congratulations to the 7 finalists who bravely pitched to an international audience:

⭐️Yasmine Darwich. DonaLab
⭐️ Samah Ayyad,
⭐️ Razan Abu Tawaheena, Hala Trips
⭐️ Fawaz Samara, Nabeeh
⭐️ Laura Jardine Paterson, Concat
⭐️ Marwa Raed, Green Gold
⭐️ Haydar Sleiman, SunCode

Special thanks to our partners from SPARK! And the amazing Startups Without Borders team, for tirelessly working to support each of the 130 founders in our program!