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اختيار 3 أفكار لشركات ناشئة في مجال التكنولوجيا المالية لتطويرها واحتضانها ضمن التعاون الذي يجمع البنك الوطني ومسرعة فلو

اختيار 3 أفكار لشركات ناشئة في مجال التكنولوجيا المالية لتطويرها واحتضانها ضمن التعاون الذي يجمع البنك الوطني ومسرعة فلو

ضمن برنامج الاحتضان المتكامل لحلول التكنولوجيا المالية Fintech Camp الذي أطلقه البنك الوطني بالتعاون مع مسرعة الأعمال Flow Accelerator، اختارت لجنة التحكيم 3 أفكار لحلول تكنولوجيا مالية للمشاركة في برنامج الاحتضان المتكامل بهدف تقديم الدعم اللازم لها بغية تطويرها وتطبيقها. وتقدم للبرنامج 18 ريادية وريادي من مختلف مناطق الضفة الغربية وقطاع غزة، الذين تلقوا تدريبات مكثفة على مدار اليومين الماضيين على أيدي خبراء ومختصين. وضمت لجنة التحكيم عددا من المختصين والخبراء في المجال بالإضافة الى الجهات الرسمية والرقابية، وشملت المدير التنفيذي لمجموعة الاستقرار المالي في سلطة النقد الفلسطينية إياد زيتاوي، ومدير عام الإدارة العامة لخدمات التمويل الرقمي والابتكار في هيئة سوق رأس المال الفلسطينية، د.

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Flow Accelerator partners with The National Bank to innovate FinTech Solutions in Palestine

As part of its social responsibility, the National Bank and Flow Accelerator announced their cooperation to support financial technology startups in Palestine. This collaboration is a result of the two parties’ previously signed agreement, and it is consistent with the National Bank’s approach of launching responsible banking products and services linked to its sustainable social responsibility program. This initiative was linked to the launch of its electronic services (online and mobile) this year, as well as the remote bank account opening service through (Onboarding).

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Challenge Your Audience

With the lack of quantitative data for early-stage startups, obtaining accurate findings that can assist with taking the next step in your entrepreneurial path or making the best investment decision becomes challenging! But what if there was a simple way for startups and investors to achieve reliable pre-money valuations simply by describing a startup’s qualitative elements?

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Digital Excellence Strategies

Mr. Ameed Awad presented to our bright entrepreneurs an in-depth 4-hour training in digital marketing for platform-based startups. Deelzat, EzPilot, GIL, Sook.ps, Amal Work, Dokan Plus, Swift and Shabikni all joined along for a trip around the digital forms and tools used to achieve platform sustainability, guiding their transition from product to platform and the tips and tricks for surviving in this digital age.

Early-Stage Venture Funding

Early-Stage Venture Funding

Entrepreneurs, and funders gathered under one roof as part of the Innovation Power Box event “Early-Stage Ventures Funding”. Entrepreneurs spoke directly to our panelists; Habib Hazzan – Ibtikar Fund, Khalid Abu Alkheir – IPSD, and Laith Kassis – Fikra – Paltel Group Innovation Hub, about the gaps they’ve encountered in the Palestinian.

Future-Proof Ventures

Future-Proof Ventures-LearnZilla

In the “Future-Proof Ventures” online coaching event, Mr. Ameed Awad – the international digital consultant and trainer took our audience of female entrepreneurs on a tour in business sustainability though online marketing. In this digital marketing crash course, he revealed his strategies and techniques on Google Ads and social media channels for B2B and B2C businesses, to design ads to any segment as per business assigned goals. Mr.

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Flow Accelerator briefs Minister Garneau on incubation services in GROW’s project as part of his visit to the West Bank

As part of Hon. Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs visit to learn about the innovative impact of the Canadian international assistance in the West Bank; Flow Accelerator and Palestine Techno Park – partners of GROW Project – in the Renewable Energy Fund to Serve the Agribusiness Sector, jointly briefed the minister about their vision, objectives and complimentary partnership to deliver the desired outcome of the fund in both creative environment and impactful techniques aligning with GROW’s objectives.

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LearnZilla – Ideas Gala

14 Female entrepreneurs put their pitching skills to the test and practiced their pitching performance as they rotated across our three judges – Razan Nasr, Head of Stimulation and Exploration Department at The Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence, and Alaa Fatayer, Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Fikra- Paltel Group Innovation Hub. Our two panelists provided their feedback on the flow of content covered, the presenting skills of our participants, their business ideas itself, business plan and present skills of our participants of female entrepreneurs and their tips for an outstanding performance in their journey of entrepreneurship.

Champs’ Breakfast

Champs Breakfast

After a period of only seeing the pixelated faces of entrepreneurs at virtual events, with “Champs’ Breakfast” we kicked off our series of offline networking events under the “Innovation Power Box” program. Aimed at assisting entrepreneurs in developing their capacity, skills, product, matching accelerator requirements & investor due diligence, and keeping them motivated throughout their journey.

Education

Females in the Lead – Businesswomen Magnets in Education

Kicked off by H.E Kees van Baar – The Netherlands Representative to the Palestinian Authority, Dr. Mona Demaidi took us behind the scenes of her “Education & Innovation” journey.

Dr. Mona comes from a family of academics and has fallen in love with writing commands at a very early age.  Starting with a BSc degree in Computer Engineering and an obsession to develop virtual learning environments for students to become Avatars, and then drowning into the passion of turning, playing and gamifying learning and education through her MSc degree in Advanced Engineering and Data Management by developing virtual environments for students to be introduced to concepts in an easy,

AgRE-Minds Hackathon concludes its activities with 5 winners

On June 8th, +50 aspiring entrepreneurs kicked off the AgRE-Minds; 5-day hackathon activities followed by a pitching event to innovate solutions utilizing Renewable Energy to tackle challenges and gaps in the Agribusiness Sector.

30+ experts and mentors with diversified experience in energy, agribusiness, technology, business and innovation will coach and support youth with high female participation to conceptualize and validate their ideas to be pitched in front of a jury panel on June 15th that is comprised of industry leaders, technical experts and enablers.

AgRE-Minds Hackathon is designed on a startups methodology and aims to build the knowledge around Renewable Energy applications and tackling problems in solutions-based approach to select 4 to 5 promising ideas/teams to be admitted into a specialized business development program.

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LearnZilla – When the Crowd Funds Your Impact

On May 23rd we took our female entrepreneurs on a learning journey on the alternative form of finance; Crowdfunding through our second session of the Female Entrepreneurship Breakfasts program – LearnZilla. Lama Amr the Executive Director of Build Palestine – a platform to connect supporters around the world with social impact projects in Palestine; took the lead to guide 38 ambitious entrepreneurs through this journey.

 

What is crowdfunding for your idea?

 

The mobilizer for good explained the meaning of crowdfunding for someone with an idea, as a form of funds often performed over crowdfunding websites and online platforms,