As we always like to say, it’s always time to grow! We know how life could feel like a dead-end right now, but we can assure you that there are some great opportunities for those who are looking!
Here are a few of our favorites! If you know of others, please add them in the comments below, or email us at: social [at] bloom.pm
Jusoor / Virtual Incubator
The Startup Roadshow is calling on Founders in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq to participate in Jusoor’s Virtual Incubator, and have the chance to be trained, incubated, funded, and mentored by leading experts in the field.
50 Startups and Small-Businesses will be enrolled as part of our Roadshow Incubator 2021 cohort, which includes 12-weeks of advanced training, incubation and mentorship. The 50 entrepreneurs will then compete to pitch at the final Roadshow Demo Day, where the top 6 companies will receive cash prizes of $15,000 for first place, $10,000 for second place and $5,000 for third place winners.
Visit this link to apply! https://jusoorsyria.com/startuproadshow/
Deadline: February 14, 2021
Idea Innovation Center / Call for startups
Are you a young person dreaming of making your ideas come true? Do you want your ideas to come alive in the form of a startup, with all the support and assistance you need? Then look no further than the IDEA Innovation Centre – the largest incubator and entrepreneurship hub in Cyprus.
Apply here: https://ideacy.net/how-to-apply/
Deadline: February 21, 2021
Stacks MENA / Bootcamp
Changelabs, in partnership with Stacks MENA and GIZ Egypt, is launching MENAs 1st Blockchain Bootcamp, and they want you on board. Their hands-on 3 week bootcamp will teach 15 of the region’s top tech-based startups to build their platforms on blockchain, and offer up to $30,000 in prizes.
Head to https://stacksmena.org/bootcamp to apply!
Deadline: March 5, 2021
Ethos / World Bank and SUNY Korea mentorship program
The World Bank and SUNY Korea are launching a 146-hour learning and mentorship program for tech entrepreneurs in Lebanon dubbed ETHOS (Entrepreneurial Talents’ House of Opportunities and Support), which will be held online starting April 2021.
ETHOS is a highly selective program that aims to promote and support tech entrepreneurship in developing countries, and to build a network among entrepreneurs, professionals, and investors from around the world. The program provides advanced learning and mentorship for entrepreneurs with innovative tech products or ideas, and it does not entail any travel or fees to the selected entrepreneurs. Women entrepreneurs are strongly encouraged to apply.
Head to https://ethos.sunykorea.ac.kr/APPLY to get the application form!
Deadline: March 19, 2021
Step started out as a series of workshops and small gatherings, and over 9 years has grown to become the leading online tech festival for emerging markets. Step Anywhere brings together a global audience of startups, investors, digital enthusiasts, brands, and more over 3 days online. The conference will take place on March 29 to 31, 2021. Get your tickets and a FREE discount code to get 20% off the price of 1 Regular ticket for Step Anywhere 2021 here:
Use our code: BloomStep
That’s all for now! If you have other events or job opportunities you want us to feature, please add it as a comment below or email us at: social [at] bloom.pm!
Watch this space for more opportunities, and we can’t wait to watch you bloom.