Berytech Meetups Powered by GIST: October Edition

October 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Till: October 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Berytech Mathaf

Angel Investing for Science and Technology Startups

In the upcoming edition of the Berytech Meetups Powered by GIST:

Brigitte Baumann will introduce angel Investing, what to prepare when seeking investment for your venture, how investors can provide both funding and insights, while receiving answers to questions about funding for new businesses, in addition to tips and advice for young entrepreneurs.

Corine Kiame will discuss the role of IM Capital has been playing in angel investing with an overview of its programs She will also highlight the common mistakes of entrepreneurs and will give important tips that entrepreneurs should know before approaching an angel investor.

Rima Yaacoub will talk about her journey with angel investing and how have she benefitted from it, including the challenges she faced along the way.

Networking around Pizza and Drinks will follow!

For more information, contact Tala Saleh, Berytech’s Events and Outreach Coordinator –

About the speakers: 

Brigitte Baumann,  Founder of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing

Brigitte is the Founder and CEO of Go Beyond Early Stage Investing. Go Beyond enables novice & experienced, small & large investors, to access angel investing as an asset class through its unique platform, tools, training and expert angels. Brigitte is a Business Angel since 2003 and has received The European Investor of the Year from EBAN in May 2015. In November 2016, Brigitte is listed in Europe’s TOP 50 most influential women in the start-up and venture capital space and Top Women in FinTech.

Corine Kiame, Investment Manager at IM Capital

Prior to joining IM Capital in April 2015, and for more than 9 years, Corine was a Director at SHUAA Capital psc Dubai, UAE, where her responsibilities included Product Development, Strategy and Project Management, and Operations. In 2006 and 2007, she worked as an assistant fund manager on several regional funds representing USD 1 Billion in assets under management, covering fifteen Arab markets.

Rima Yacoub, Founder & COO of MAD

Rima is a multicultural entrepreneur with experience in HR, Management & Information Technologies. She is the co-founder & COO of MAD, a creative marketplace to discover, launch & meet talents in Music, Arts, Design. MAD, based in Paris & Beirut, revolutionizes your experience of the creative industries. Prior to MAD, Rima was also partner at Createmotions providing outsourced Marketing services from strategy to execution for Corporates, Design Products in the Middle East & Artist management to emerging talents.