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Cyber Security Bootcamp – CyberFest

We kicked off the CyberFest Program with the first bootcamp under the topic of Cyber Security.


In the first day, from hackers, Cyber Attacks, Malwares, Cyber Security for developers, and many more. Our participants were lectured on a variety of topics! We stared off the day with a quiz from Amal Khalaily on general information about cyber security! The Backend Developer at Palo Alto Networks walked the participants through an introduction on the topic, then went deeper into the topic explain the various types of hackers, the different types of passwords hacking, cyber-attacks, and malwares among many more in her session.

Flow Accelerator Participation in the Annual Youth Summit

We are delighted and honoured to represent the Civic Society Organizations in the Palestinian delegation to the Regional High-Level Meeting on Youth’s Learning, Skilling and Transition to Work in MENA/Arab Region.
The delegation was headed by the Minister of Entrepreneurship & Empowerment along with representatives from the National TVET Commission, The Higher Council for Youth and Sports, Ministry of Labor and the Palestinian Employment Fund, Federation of Palestinian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Flow Accelerator and Youth from West Bank and Gaza.
During the meeting, Majd Khalifeh, Flow Accelerator’s CEO has participated as a panelist on “Young women and men leading social enterprises to address developmental challenges” along with other peers from Jordan,

Partnership with Orange Corners PT and AstraZeneca

Flow Accelerator has celebrated in Amman with the presence of H.E. Minister of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment, Mr. Usama Sadawi the partnership between Orange Corners and AstraZeneca to boost youth entrepreneurship in Jordan and the Palestinian Territories. H.E. Mr. Sadawi has explained how Orange Corners initiatives and this kind of Partnership help in supporting young entrepreneurs so they can contribute to a more sustainable, inclusive and prosperous society.
As part of the collaboration, AstraZeneca will provide funding to the programme through its Young Health Programme (YHP), and will also participate in OC’s mentorship programme, offering support for young entrepreneurs

CyberFest Kickoff

We finally launched CyberFest! our newest program in partnership with Friedrich Naumann Foundation – Jerusalem and in collaboration with Global Shapers – Haifa hub.
Through a series of six bootcamps implemented over a six-month period, this new program, aims to promote innovation while keeping participants up to date with the rapidly evolving global technological scene. Through workshops, seminars, ideation sessions, and a variety of qualitative activities, CyberFest will focus on key and emerging technologies.
The program will conclude with a hackathon competition. Bootcamp participants with eligible ideas will pitch their solutions to a panel of experts after conceptualizing the business aspect of it,

Orange Corners Palestinian Territories Pitching Day

Today was finally Pitching Day for the first cycle of the Orange Corners Palestinian Territories! And what a fantastic day it was! We got to meet a lot of new excellent startups and entrepreneurs with a lot of potential! Given that up to 47 startups were chosen to participate in the two-day bootcamp and 30 startups qualified to do their pitch.

Stay tuned to see the 15 lucky startups who will be able to participate in our 6-month Orange Corners Palestinian Territories Incubation Program, which aims to support Palestinian entrepreneurs in Gaza and the West Bank with a dynamic,

Orange Corners Palestinian Territories Bootcamp

Today marked the end of the Orange Corners Palestinian Territories Bootcamp! Our talented experts, speakers, and partners covered a variety of essential topics to assist our entrepreneurs in expanding their knowledge and growing their startups where they will be developing their pitch-deck and being prepared to participate in the pitching day.

On our first day, we met a promising group of entrepreneurs who were trained on Opportunity Analysis, Lean Methodology Essentials, MVP and Customer Development, business modeling, fundraising, and Go-to-Market Strategy and Brand Development.

On the second day, we focused on their pitching skills, Pitching Content Criteria,

It’s Story Time – PowHER Program from Orange Corners Palestinian Territories

Orange Corners Palestinian Territories had it’s first session titled “It’s Story Time!” under the PowHER program. PowHER is a series of inspirational talks, training and coaching events. designed to develop the skills of aspiring female entrepreneurs in order to accelerate their growth and instill confidence. Through the knowledge of local and international experts.  In our first event, the inspiring Rahaf Abu Aisheh from Salon Beauty Booking and Samah Ayyad from Sook.ps joined us in the “It’s story time” fun chatting event where they shared their motivational stories in the entrepreneurial world,
The official launch of Orange Corners Palestinian Territories

The official launch of Orange Corners Palestinian Territories

Orange Corners and Flow Accelerator along with a group of enablers and actors in the Palestinian entrepreneurship ecosystem celebrated the official launch of Orange Corners Palestinian territories, to be the initiative’s 16th location in Africa and the Middle East powered by Flow Accelerator in Ramallah. Orange Corners Palestinian Territories is an initiative of the Kingdom of The Netherlands that provides young entrepreneurs with training, networks, and facilities to start and grow innovative businesses, which includes an integrated incubation programme that assist entrepreneurs in investment readiness through business development support, masterclasses and mentoring. The opening ceremony came under the patronage of H.E Usama Sadawi,

Businesswomen Magnets in Healthcare – Female Entrepreneurship Breakfasts

The Chemistry Engineer, Suna had a passion for her study, but after working as a teacher for a while, Suna realized that teaching theoretical chemistry wasn’t fulfilling her love for the field. Suna then took a career shift, and started working as a product manager. But Suna always wanted to have an impact, she knew she had the capabilities to make a change with the goal to build a 100% Palestinian company.


The pain point which ultimately articulated her “why” emerged from noticing a variety of emotional resilience among Palestinians who face similar challenges and context,

Flow Accelerator Concludes Business Development Services Round for Five Startups  

By the end of December, Flow Accelerated had completed its journey of assisting five Palestinian startups in the early stages of purchasing business development services, for which it had been compensated 70% by the World Bank-funded F4J through EE-MG. Using this grant model, each startup met specific milestones, bringing them closer to investor readiness. 

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Matching Grants (EE-MG) is a grant fund which supports innovative Palestinian small businesses to increase revenue, attract investment, and create jobs. Through the EE-MG, F4J works with Palestinian investment funds and enablers to identify and build the capacity of local start-ups.

Lift as You Climb in Arts & Crafts – Female Entrepreneurship Breakfasts

During the “Lift as you climb in Arts & Crafts” session; Dalia Shurrab – a social entrepreneur discussed with our uprising guest artists, Noor Totah, a 21-year-old ambitious artist who had stated her online crafts shop 3altakeh, and Cedar Hussein, a 27-year-old who discovered her talent later in life and opened the Cedar Macrame online shop.  

Noor Totah has been into arts since a young age. She would participate in exhibitions all around Jerusalem. Yet, after going to university, she drifted away from the world of arts as she was studying Business Administration.

Startup Ground Base Pre-Incubation Kicks off in partnership with Rubix Hive and Save Future Society

On December 15th, Flow Accelerator launched the Startup Ground Base Pre-Incubation Program, with 16 entrepreneurs from various fields taking part in a series of sessions and workshops aim to get entrepreneurs with innovative ideas ready to be developed for implementation. 

Startup Ground Base is a mentorship driven program  Providing mentorship, experience & advices on entrepreneurial competencies, business and technical aspects, and offering guidance in market research, tuning & shaping their business concept, as well as identifying the risks and opportunities. Therefore, the pre-incubation acts as a pipeline transfer- through helping startups complete the ideating and concepting stages- for the eligibility of participating in the next phase,