Entrepreneurship plays a critical role in creating economic opportunity and changing lives. The Amideast Entrepreneur Institute prepares young Lebanese to succeed at starting or operating their own businesses. Based at Amideast's office in the heart of Beirut, the institute supports aspiring entrepreneurs through workshops, networking opportunities, and mentoring. Amideast also works with local, regional, and international partners to advance entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa through programs and initiatives that raise awareness and provide training opportunities for men and women alike.



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Start Your Own Business Workshop

Do you want to start your own business? Or are you running a start-up business? Having a great new business idea or product isn’t enough. Many new entrepreneurs fail because of the same common mistakes. This practical workshop will help you make your business a success!

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Amideast Entrepreneur Institute

New and aspiring entrepreneurs in the MENA region are finding a partner in the Amideast Entrepreneur Institute, where they can access training, mentoring, and other support as they launch and grow their business ventures.

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Business Ideation

Learn how to assess an idea’s marketability, how to spot market inefficiencies and how to successfully employ brand new, disruptive business models.

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Finance for Entrepreneurs Workshop

This workshop focuses on the basic concepts & best practices in finance and accounting to drive the success of your business.

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Legal Clinic

Under the leadership of Abboud and Associates, the legal clinic provides entrepreneurs in Lebanon with valuable free legal advice.

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Pitching to Investors - Online Workshop

This workshop is for entrepreneurs who want to acquire the skills and techniques to deliver a professional pitch for investment.