Thanks to Valentina Primo and Nader Aljorf for inviting me to be part of the mentor program at Startups Without Borders. I am coaching Yasmine Darwich from DonaLeb and Aisha Aji from Hideaf.

It has been very inspirational to meet the other mentors who are coaching 130 startups from #Irak, #Libanon en #Palestina. The mentors are driven, experienced and coaching startups for their final pitch in Amsterdam.

Only 10 startups will make it to the Netherlands to pitch on the global stage at Stichting SPARK’s IGNITE Conference. The startups can win up to $10,000 in cash awards. This incubator program is built in partnership with SPARK ORG with support from Google.

Startups Without Borders connects migrant and refugee entrepreneurs to opportunities and resources to build their businesses, wherever they are. Read more