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A Tour to Palestine Techno Park and Flow Accelerator

Today, 50 brilliant minds from Arab American University – Jenin explored Palestine TechnoPark and Flow Accelerator!
Thanks to the incredible efforts of Saed Hanani, Orange Corner’s Student Ambassador at AAUP, the visit to Flow Accelerator and Palestine Technopark was a remarkable Dare2Ask event. 👏🎉
The students had a great opportunity to delve into the cutting-edge facilities of Palestine TechnoPark, getting a glimpse of their visionary initiatives. 💡 Moreover, they gained valuable insights about the opportunities offered by Orange Corners Palestinian Territories and Flow Accelerator,

Delicious Food, Fun Trivia Night, and Good Company in the OCPT Ramadan Iftar

We gathered today for a wonderful get together to celebrate Ramadan with Orange Corner’s 1st cohort alumni and the 2nd cohort incubatees alongside our friends from the community for an evening of delicious food, friendly competition, and good company.

After the iftar, the fun continued with a trivia night. Teams were formed, and the competition was on! The trivia categories included history, pop culture, geography, among others. The questions were challenging, but everyone had a great time working together to come up with the answers. In the end, one team emerged victorious and was awarded a prize.


Entrepreneurs Practiced their Elevator Pitch in the Elevator!

7 startups had the chance to pitch their ideas with Mr. Sameer Huleileh the Chairman of Palestine Exchange in the elevator to simulate a real-world scenario and test their ability in convincing an investor with their startup in about 50 seconds.
In this high-energy event, startup founders took turns hopping into the elevator for a chance to leave an impression to Mr. Sameer who provided the participating entrepreneurs with valuable feedbacks and comments as he was impressed with the ideas of the participating startups.
Big thanks to Mr.

UpScaleing to RiseUp Summit

We are thrilled to share with you the success of our 21 Palestinian startups who recently attended the RiseUp Summit 2023 in Cairo, Egypt. As part of the global outreach component in the UpScale program, the startups were able to explore new markets, connect with mentors and investors, and showcase their businesses to a global audience.
The conference was a remarkable opportunity for the startups to network and build valuable relationships with the top-notch masterminds in the world of entrepreneurship. The startups participated in various workshops, talks, and 1:1 sessions with mentors and investors, which enabled them to gain new insights and create future plans.

Seeking Solutions for Gender Equality

Today we wrapped up The DigitALL: Seeking Solutions for Gender Equality hackathon that aimed to identify digital solutions to strengthening gender equality and access to available services, particularly for marginalized women in the West bank and Gaza.
The participants worked hard to create innovative solutions that could have a real impact on achieving gender equality. We’re thrilled to announce that three teams won, uSTEM and Tawaoniyeh Tech from the West Bank and Techno Talk from Gaza with their incredible projects that tackled important issues around gender equality and service access.
Congratulations to all of the participants for their hard work and dedication!

Innovative Minds Gather at UpScale Kickoff Meeting

On the 27th of February we had the chance to meet 25 entrepreneurs who will be participating in our new program, UpScale, from both the validation and scaling tracks. We enjoyed the kickoff meeting as we went into details about UpScale and future opportunities that Flow Accelerator is implementing in partnership with SPARK.

Dina Masaeid, Country Manager at SPARK, welcomed the entrepreneurs and shared some details about the regional projects that SPARK is working on in the region. Flow Accelerator team explained how this program aligns with our vision in supporting startups with increasing their competitiveness, financial resilience,

The Journey Begins: Shabab Plus 1st Training Session Sets the Stage

We kicked off today the business training sessions of the Shabab Plus program, with the first session on Problem/Solution Hypothesis Validation. Yousef Abdalqader, Consultant at Cambridge Consulting Services, conducted the session for participants in the West Bank, while Maher Saqqa, Institutional and Business Development Consultant at Right Way Consulting (RW), led the session for the participants in Gaza. We look forward for the upcoming training sessions that will help our incubatees in taking their ideas and solutions to a new advanced level.

Celebrating the Journey of Growth with OCPT Demo Day

Every beginning has an end, and every end is the beginning of a new adventure. Today we celebrated the end of the first cycle of the Orange Corners Palestinian Territories Incubation Programme, in the presence of the Netherlands Representative in the Palestinian Territories, Mr. Michel Rentenaar, and many representatives from the private sector and our partners from the Palestinian entrepreneurship ecosystem.

At the same time, we welcomed the second cycle and the new group of incubatees. It was a great opportunity to meet the first cycle and become part of a community of like-minded entrepreneurs. We are proud of the achievements that have been achieved and looking forward to achieving more results and supporting entrepreneurs during the coming programmes.

Boosting Innovation in the Agriculture and Tourism Sectors

Under the Shabab Plus is an incubation program, which aims to incubate creative entrepreneurs that have applicable and scalable projects in the Agriculture and Tourism sectors, we held the Shabab Path training camp. A 3-day bootcamp that hosted 30 entrepreneurs from the West Bank and Gaza have attended various training sessions on entrepreneurship and business development.


The main objective of the first day was to introduce the participants to the entrepreneurial mindset and innovation in addition to the available opportunities and challenges in the agriculture and tourism fields.

With the End of CyberFest Our Participants Start a New Journey

Today we concluded the CyberFest Hackathon! Eleven ideas and thirty-two participants gathered in Jericho to conceptualize the startup ideas that they came up with during the previous CyberFest ThinkTank. Through a series of training sessions on various topics from Business modelling to financial planning, market research, prototyping, storytelling and many more, the teams were able validate their ideas furthermore and work on developing it day and night throughout those two days.
Besides the training and workshops, the participants got to meet and hear from two Palestinian tech founders Kareem Kurt – Co founder of Byrdbyte and Amin Ali –

When Outsourcing and Entrepreneurship Meet

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, Flow Accelerator alongside Factory-X and The Engineers Union in Nablus held the “When Outsourcing and Entrepreneurship Meet” event. We were joined by two great speakers Imam Hithnawi the Business Development and Partnership Specialist and Jafar Shunnar the Co-founder & CTO at TAP. Our speakers shared their tips and tricks for gaining global exposure and how it could benefit their businesses, in addition to their insights on the fourth industrial revolution and what it holds in terms of the future of work and the skills of tomorrow that the youth of Palestine should equip themselves with.

The First Steps for a Six-Month Journey

We just finished the Orange Corners PT bootcamp for the 2nd OCPT Incubation Programme. Many experts and mentors covered a range of important and valuable topics in different training sessions covering different topics about the Lean Startup lifecycle, startup business models, and the essentials of fundraising. After two days of intensive training, the entrepreneurs were able to develop their knowledge, and ideas besides improving their presentations to be ready for the pitching day.


During the Pitching Day, we were very pleased to be joined by  our experts provided their feedback to the participants and evaluated their solutions based on specific criteria during the pitching day.