Start-up Booster Track

Innovators shaping the future in the Mediterranean

Take your start-up to the next level! Apply to the Start-up Booster Track and join the Elevator Roadshow in Lebanon.

The Elevator Roadshow event in Beirut will showcase the innovative businesses of talented entrepreneurs in order to qualify to the Start-up Booster Track.


About the Start-up Booster Track

The  Start-up Booster Track is a flexible support programme for entrepreneurs in the MENA region with the aim of supporting them to bridge with key markets: Europe, Africa, Gulf, and USA. It is composed of several services that will help entrepreneurs through their journey.

Entrepreneurs and startups that apply to the track and get shortlisted will be matched to the adequate services according to their needs, profile and availability including:

  • Trainings in intellectual property and venture workshops
  • Mentoring Programs
  • International Acceleration Bootcamps
  • International Business Development Missions
  • Power dinners with Investors
  • Soft Landing in European Innovation Hubs



The track is open for innovative early stage start-ups with impact-driven solutions. Products or services in the following areas:

  • Tech & Software
  • Food
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Social & Culture

Start-ups need to be established in Lebanon.

Take your start-up to the next level! Apply to the Start-up Booster Track and join the Elevator Roadshow in Lebanon.

Application Process

You are encouraged to apply by filling up the application form before November 8, 2017 and send it back to

  • Seven applicants will be shortlisted to participate to the pitching session during the Elevator Roadshow on November 16, 2017.
  • Three startups will be selected during the Elevator Roadshow to join the first promotion of THE NEXT SOCIETY start-ups

Download the application here


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THE NEXT SOCIETY is an open community of change-makers engaged in innovation and economic development. It gathers entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, NGOs, public and private innovation, research and economic development hubs from Europe and the Mediterranean countries.

THE NEXT SOCIETY gathers a large network of over 300 business and innovation, research and investment organisations, 2,500 international SMEs and entrepreneurs from 30 countries.

THE NEXT SOCIETY is launching a four-year action plan (2017-2020), co-funded by the EU with up to 90% for a global amount of EUR 7.8 million budget

For more information, read about the objectives of THE NEXT SOCIETY.