Lebanon Growth Accelerator

Are you growing your business in Lebanon?

The Lebanon Growth Accelerator is Bloom’s program to support 20 high-potential micro, small or medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Lebanon in 2021. We aim to boost economic development and job creation, by helping enterprises adapt to the changing circumstances in Lebanon.

Together with our partners, we will help build your business, through a four month program driven by our project-based learning methodology and world-class entrepreneurship support. Scroll down for more about the program and how to apply.


Partners

Outreach partners

Training partners

Perk partners

Supported by

This program is implemented with support from The European Regional Development Protection Programme for Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq (RDPP II). The European Regional Development and Protection Programme for Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq (RDPP II) is a joint European initiative running until 2021. The Programme is supported by the Czech Republic, Denmark, the European Union, Ireland and Switzerland.


Benefits for enterprises

World class training and support
for your enterprise and organizational development, from our experienced Trainers and Enterprise Support Fellows

Worldwide connections
with mentors and experts to assist you with your most important project needs

Funding
of $10,000 USD in fresh funds

Exposure and links
to key regional and global partners, offering support and opportunities for your enterprise

We’re working on a range of other perks, benefits, and opportunities – coming soon!


How it works

Participate from anywhere

We’re been working remote and online for four years: get world-class support without covid exposure or disruption

Support in three languages

The programme is delivered in English but support and mentorship are also offered in Arabic or French

Work at your rhythm

Using our unique software platform you will up-skill your team while also building your business as normal


Cycle 1 timeline

Applications for Cycle 1 are open now! Cycle 2 dates will be announced later in 2021.


Who can apply

You can apply to the Lebanon Growth Accelerator if:

  1. Your enterprise already has a track record of revenues or user traction
  2. Your enterprise is working to expand its team in Lebanon 
  3. Your enterprise is designed to be economically viable without the program’s long-term support
  4. Optional but encouraged: Your enterprise has a positive social or environmental impact

For more information, view our detailed FAQ here.


Mentors & experts

Here are some of the world class mentors and experts supporting Lebanon Growth Accelerator teams, from the MENA region and beyond. More about mentorship at Bloom.


How to apply

Applications are open until 29 January 2021. Fill out the form below to register your interest.

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