Start-up Booster Track

Innovators shaping the future in the Mediterranean

Take your start-up to the next level! 


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

Learn more here about the Services and Eligibility Criteria

Start-ups need to be established in Lebanon.

Take your start-up to the next level!

Meet Lebanon last year’s winners of the Startup Booster Track 2018


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 organizations, 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.