Starting up Essentials: Lessons from a Founder

November 9, 2021 to November 23, 2021 – Zoom Webinar

About The 3 Modules

This is a complete series of 3 modules (2 sessions each) and attendees will have to attend all 3 modules (6 sessions).

Module 1: Fundraising: When Is The Right Time To Go To Investors?

Session 1: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Session 2: Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Are you generating revenue? Did you raise capital before?
When did you launch your startup? And where is it registered?
Are you planning to raise funds? This workshop is for entrepreneurs who are aiming at raising funds from Business Angels or VCs.

Workshop objectives:

Empower entrepreneurs with enough information to launch their fundraising campaign:

  • When do I know it is the right time to go to investors?
  • Fundraising Legals you need to Master
  • Startup valuation: how to get started?

Module 2: Business Plan: Outline, Canvasing, And Financial Modeling

Session 1: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Session 2: Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm

What BP structure should I adopt depending on my business? What are the best ways to develop a business plan and a business Canvas?
How to set up my financial business model? This workshop helps business owners and entrepreneurs to complete a significant part of their own business and take them through the step-by-step process of developing it.

Workshop objectives:

The objective is getting an operating tool to help manage your business and enable you to achieve greater success. The plan also serves as an effective communication tool for financing proposals.

  • Are you generating revenue?
  • Did you raise capital before?
  • Did you raise capital before?
  • When did you launch your startup? And where is it registered?
  • Are you planning to raise funds?

Module 3: Pitch Deck: What Is It, And Why Do You Need It?

Session 1 & 2: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 2:30pm – 6:00pm

This workshop helps all startups considering applying to an accelerator or grant that requires a pitch deck or are preparing for a public pitch event or competition. Attendees have an operating business, product or a detailed business plan. Businesses range across industries and business types (ie: SaaS, physical product, services, etc.), and can come at all levels of traction (pre and post revenue), and seeking all levels of funding (seed, series A, etc.).

Workshop objectives:
  • What is a pitch deck, and why it is important?
  • Pitch deck models, what type should I adopt for my business?
  • What to avoid and what to must include in a deck?

Meet The Trainer



Rayan Ismail

Founder and CEO Fly-Foot.com

Rayan Ismail is an entrepreneur, founded fly-foot.com, and launched several vertical in the football industry such as dibs.app and flyfootvr.com

After a short career in finance and cost consultancy, he launched his start up in Beirut. He has advised many early-stage startups and helped them shape their fundraising campaign and their go-to-market strategies. Today, he is still leading Fly Foot, based out of STATION F in Paris.

Places are limited. Get your access ticket now to all six sessions.

Starting Up Essentials: Lessons From A Founder

The Starting up Essentials: Lessons from a founder Series, is part of the holistic package of emergency support provided to business owners through YBI’s global network of enterprise support organizations – like Berytech in Lebanon, both YBI members and non-profit delivery partners. This includes crisis helplines, targeted advice and signposting, online training through webinars, and mentoring. Learn more about the fullLearn more about the Helping SMEs Build Resilience Program here.

Need more info?

If you have any questions about the program, please contact us  at support@berytech.org.