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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.


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.


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,

Flow Accelerator signs a second grant agreement with Finance 4 Jobs Project

Finance 4Jobs Project and Flow Accelerator in the second year in a row,  sign a new partnership to support business development services for 5 new startups, of which 3 are owned by women. This support is expected to mobilize private capital investment and generate more than 28 new jobs.

The Finance for Jobs (F4J) is a 4-year project, implemented by DAI global, LLC (DAI) on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and funded by the World Bank, with the overarching objective of mobilizing private investments and creating employment opportunities in the West Bank and Gaza.

Five promising Startups owned by great and passionate founders will be supported through Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Matching Grant and Pre-Acceleration Services to boost their market validation and accordingly their investment readiness.

“Lift as You Climb” by Female Tech Founders

Dedicated to young female tech founders for the ultimate outcome of having an expanded ambition horizon and be equipped with a strong support network of resources, mentors, and role models; Flow Accelerator kicked off the first session in Female Entrepreneurship Breakfasts under the title of “Lift as You Climb by Female Tech Founders” on March 31st, 2021 within the theme of “Females in The Lead”.

Moderated by Rand Safi – Partnerships & Community Manager at Gaza Sky Geeks and through an interactive environment and format; three female tech stars shared behind the scenes’ stories & experiences and between the lines’ thoughts &

Launch of Female Entrepreneurship Breakfasts 2021

Marking the International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2021, Flow Accelerator has kicked off Female Entrepreneurship Breakfasts 2021 to deliver a collaborative, sustainable, and creative environment for Palestinian aspiring females to be part of personal and professional acceleration journey through two pillars of networking: “LearnZilla” and “Females in the lead” for the ultimate goals of gearing up with the growing digitalization in the world and creating an extra resource library.

“LearnZilla” aims to equip female entrepreneurs with the needed trending skills that fill major gaps & challenges that are facing in their careers, ventures and ideas due to the digital transformation forced by COVID-19,

GROW project launches the “Renewable Energy Innovation Fund” to address energy challenges in the Agribusiness Sector in cooperation with Flow Accelerator and the Palestine Techno Park

GROW project launches the “Renewable Energy Innovation Fund” to address energy challenges in the Agribusiness Sector in cooperation with Flow Accelerator and the Palestine Techno Park

The Generating Revenue Opportunities for Women and Female Youth (GROW) Project, implemented by Cowater International, funded by the Government of Canada, and in cooperation with the Ministry of National Economy and the Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority (PENRA), aims to enhance economic empowerment and increase prosperity for low-income women and youth in the West Bank. In collaboration with GROW, Flow Accelerator (Flow) and Palestine Techno Park (PTP) recently launched the “Renewable Energy Innovation Fund” to serve the agribusiness sector.

Learning from Moonshoots by Google for Startups

In partnership with Gaza Sky Geeks, Amrit Dhir – Head of Startups Connections at Google for Startups- visited Flow for a multi-activity day to meet entrepreneurs, founders and related stakeholders in the Palestinian Ecosystem.

Amrit met the teams of Flow, Gaza Sky Geeks, and Connect in an inspiring conversation about the current status of the Startup scene and its prospect, then met a group of Palestinian startups who have different challenges in fundraising, partnerships, and others in a round discussion under the theme “Pitching Partnering”.

And in a public community event, Amrit gave his talk “Learning from Moonshots” for a wider audience of entrepreneurs,

Ibtikar Fund announces investment in Inggez

On November 25th, Ibtikar Fund announced its investment in Inggez, a mobile app offering on-demand access to gyms and fitness studios (classes), allowing people to get active without committing to one single membership.

Inggez, which is a graduate of the Flow Entrepreneurship Program in its first cycle and currently hosted at Flow office space, was founded by Ali Tazami and Subhi Mara’beh, who together have years of product management and development experience. With Ibtikar’s investment, Inggez will expand beyond Palestine to other Arab countries, starting with Egypt, where they have just soft-launched their app in Cairo.

GEW Event: Meet Khalili Coders in Ramallah

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Palestine, Flow, in partnership with Gaza Sky Geek, hosted graduates of the Hebron Coding Academy in their event “Meet Khalili Coders in Ramallah”.

The event was highlighted by a talk given by Samer Asbah, Chief Technical Officer at SoukTel Digital Solutions on the development of his professional career; and Sameer Masri, CEO of PalExcel who gave valuable information and insights to use when applying for a job.

Experienced programmers and technical officials from startups such as Mashvisor, Inggez and Harri shared the graduate students with their ideas about presented projects.

Launch of YLG’s FinTech Bootcamps

In the third phase of the Youth Led Growth initiative implemented by Flow, FinTech bootcamps have been launched in Ramallah on November 16thand continued in Nablus and Hebron in the following weeks.

Professionals in the finance and banking industry, teachers, students and interested youth joined the bootcamps to learn more about entrepreneurship and its implication on their work.
The bootcamp’s structure included unlocking entrepreneurial skills and mindsets, the rationale behind some aspects of a startup business, and addressing the different types of FinTech companies, Insights on FinTech startups and an ideation workshop.

To bridge the gap between traditional methods of creating a business and creative startup innovations,