Have an idea, but not sure where to go next?

#StartupSprint can help you.

Join us for an unforgettable “virtually in person” online sprint, with talented young people from Morocco to Oman, and everywhere in between!


Pitchworthy’s sprint programs are designed to help you develop your idea, test key assumptions, and learn powerful startup skills … all in a fun environment.

You’ll have the chance to work with people with deep expertise in the startup process, and alongside a community of other inspiring young people.

Let’s work together to solve some big problems, and do amazing things. 🤘🏾

If you want to go fast, go alone.

If you want to go far, go together.

If you want to go fast and far, go with Pitchworthy.
— Proverb

What previous participants have said:

Thank you Pitchworthy team, My project went a long way. At the beginning, it was an abstract idea. Now it’s very grounded in the user’s needs and problems, and it is very tangible now.
— Youth entrepreneur
I didn’t just progress 1% everyday, I probably progressed like 50% everyday. I got better myself as a person in different aspects. My business model also changed a lot to the better.
— First-time founder
I don’t know about you people but I already feel like I belong. A few calls and webinars away I started making friends and chatting with people and it was super nice!
— Virtual program youth participant.

Join Pitchworthy’s “virtually in-person” experience.

work face-to-face with world-class mentors and trainers, and collaborate with other young people.

It’s as if WE’re all in the Same room, only better.

Early-Bird registration ends May 4!

early Bird $10 (until May 4)
Standard $20 (until May 10)
late registration $30 (Until May 14)

Scholarships available.

Have questions? See the Sprint FAQ.

Interested in joining as Mentor, Trainer, or Community Partner?

Quantity:
Yes for #MENA Cycle2! 🚀

Have you been invited to a discount ticket? Register here.


The Agenda for #StartupSprintMENA May 17-28, 2019:

  • Friday, May 17: Meet and greet your fellow SPRINTERS through fun online/video-conference games and discussions! We’ll get to know each other, and connect with some great mentors. We’ll also do an overview of the program and online sprint process, plus participants can join some breakout discussions with great trainers on key startup topics. We’ll also help teams set their workplan for the sprint.

  • Saturday, May 18: Get feedback on your project from mentors and peers, and join additional workshop discussions on key startup topics.

  • Sunday, May 19 - Saturday, May 26: Sprint work continues! 🚀 Get additional feedback on your project any time through the platform, join regular check-in calls with mentors, practice your pitch, and get ready to share your pitch video with the wider world! The schedule is flexible to adapt to your time availability. All teams are required to submit their final pitch videos by Sunday, May 26, 10pm to be featured in the Pitch Showcase!

  • Tuesday, May 28: Pitch Showcase! We’ll have mentors, investors, entrepreneurs, and experts from around the world give feedback on all the videos, plus doing scoring and selections of winners!


Top winning teams get:

  • 3 months of startup mentorship

  • a free pass to a future Pitchworthy workshoP

All teams get:

  • a certificate of participation showing their actual work accomplished and skills gained (If they complete the pre- and post-assessments)


Community Partners

Yalla join the fun!

ACA Kuwait

ACA Kuwait

Tunisian Association of Youth Clubs

Tunisian Association of Youth Clubs

The Station - Baghdad

The Station - Baghdad


Our hybrid online+offline programs are just as fun as our fully virtual programs!

Our hybrid online+offline programs are just as fun as our fully virtual programs!


 
I’ve never had so much fun learning and working on a startup!
— Virtual youth participant
 

Early-bird cost is just $10 per person!

Prices go up after May 4!

Quantity:
Yes for #MENA Cycle2! 🚀

early Bird $10 (until May 4)
Standard $20 (until May 10)
late registration $30 (Until May 14)

Scholarships available.

Have you been invited to a discount ticket? Register here.

Program and video-conference details provided after registration.


Pitchworthy programs Help people, teams, and organizations develop critical skills.

Pitchworthy uses powerful proven methods to help people, teams, and organizations become more efficient, and more effective.

(Learn more about how we quantify, target, and help people develop the essential soft and hard skills that are correlated with entrepreneurial and employability success.)

At Pitchworthy, we love working with Community Partners, supporting the efforts of others, and collaborating to achieve amazing impact. Join us!


Early-bird registration ends May 4.

Quantity:
Yes for #MENA Cycle2! 🚀

Have you been invited to a discount ticket? Register here.


#MENAsprint Trainers, Mentors, and Judges:

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tara Nehme

Six years of experience buid and empowering entrepreneurs, especially those focused on social impact.

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David Munir Nabti

Over 2 decades of experience in entrepreneurship & education; helped mobilize over $6m in funding for startups & startup programs.

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Caroline Isaac Hamdan

Caroline is a Confideo Startup and MIT mentor, a consultant at UK Lebanon Tech Hub and has 30 years experience at IBM UK Ltd.

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Bilal Ghalib

Trainer with 15 years experience in entrepreneurship development, building makerspace communities, and robotics.

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Anthony Nghayoui

Digital media and marketing professional since 2015. Expert in digital strategy, influencer marketing, performance, analytics, and project management.

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Constantin Salameh

A senior international executive with strategic & business planning, investment management, and leadership development competencies.


Pitchworthy learning experiences are:

  • Highly participatory 🙌🏾

  • Virtual or hybrid online+offline, and focused heavily on building community (this April 19-24 program is fully virtual)

  • Powered by global experts and trainers

  • Personalized for every cohort, team, and person

  • Run on new technology, along with tools and methods that people are familiar with (such as whatsapp, etc)

  • Collaborative - community partners invited to join!

  • Fun! 🎉

Testimonial

Every time I participate in programs I waste 4 hours in transportation, and this one was so organized! I also learned how I can run a program online, and I made progress in organizing my ideas and shaping the presentation, and have new friends!
— Virtual program youth participant.

Built on Excellence

Our team has worked at, studied at, and partnered with many global innovation leaders, such as:


Testimonial

This program has been a big help for me. Something I never told anyone about is my fear of public speaking [...] I gave feedback and helped a lot of people, and a lot helped me too, and this is amazing, the community is very friendly and helpful. I never thought I could improve that much from an online program.
— Early-stage startup