• Location: MENA, Lebanon, Beirut
  • Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Focus: Cloud, Internet, Mobile, Software, Technology, Web-Based

Speed@BDD is the first ecosystem-backed technology startup accelerator that accepts startups at the idea and early stages, particularly in the software, digital, and Web/mobile industries. Speed@BDD offers a 3-month acceleration program that starts with a launch event and concludes with a Demo Day.

Each startup receives $30,000 cash and $30,000 in kind services. The program covers day-to-day coaching on all business and technology aspects related to the product.

In addition, Speed@BDD provides customized mentorship in product development, product design, finance, marketing, legal, pitching, fundraising, and term-sheets, through its network of 60+ local and international mentors.

Speed@BDD sponsors up to 2 startups per batch to go attend a follow-on Silicon Valley immersion program provided by Blackbox and LebNet.