Arabnet Beirut
June 12-13 2019

Submit your idea to the Ideathon competition for a chance to pitch on stage at the Arabnet Beirut!

The Ideathon competition aims to showcase the best of regional entrepreneurs with great ideas to an enthusiastic crowd of investors, incubators, media and digital professionals, and connect them with the latest developments in the digital world. Submit your idea to the Ideathon competition for a chance to pitch on stage at the Arabnet Beirut.

Submitting Your Startup

Eligibility Criteria
  • The Idea has to be related to web and mobile
  • The Idea should not be a functional startup


A panel of judges will review the submissions and shortlist the finalists for the competition. Judging will be based on the following criteria: value proposition, target market, competitive advantage, business model and innovation.
Based on the results, 10 finalists and 5 runners-up will be chosen.
Finalists will be announced: May 29

Submitting Your Brilliant Idea

Please be patient; take your time filling in the form and follow the guidelines to ensure a complete submission. Incomplete submissions may not be approved.

Submitting your idea should take approximately 20 minutes.

Deadline for applications is May 22
Submit Your Idea


  • Receive 1 free pass for the full event.
    Present their idea for 2 minutes at Arabnet Beirut. [Finalists will be given several rounds of guided training and feedback on their presentation for the conference]
    Being part of Arabnet Alumni Club and benefiting from all its offerings


In the event that a finalist can't make it to the event, gets disqualified, or withdraws, the runners up will be contacted to replace finalists based on their order.


Winners will be announced during the closing ceremony on June 13 and receive cash prizes to help them make their ideas come true.

Registering to Attend the Conference

When you submit to the Ideathon competitions, your application gets processed by our team to make sure it’s complete and meets the eligibility criteria.
Upon approval, you will receive an email titled "Your Ideathon Submission Has Been Approved!", which contains a promo-code that looks like this: X3QHHKZLmJ0. The promo-code is valid for one use only.
Go to the registration page and enter the promo-code.


Startup Battle and Ideathon Finalists pitch on stage at the Arabnet Beirut on June 12, and are required to be there two days in advance to undergo an onsite pitch training.
Winners will be announced during the closing ceremony on June 13
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  • 1st Place:
    Lemonade Fashion:It allows people to take complete control over their fashion by giving them a platform that has trendy, high quality, and custom-made designer pieces.
  • 2nd Place:
    The Advisory Company: White Label Roboadvisor Provider
  • 3rd Place:
    Ilham: is a web platform designed to provide teachers with the necessary tools and tips to personalize their exams for dyslexic students.

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