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Startupper Challenge  

The 15 Finalists of the Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge

The process of shortlisting the entries submitted to the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in Lebanon has been completed. The following 15 candidates have been shortlisted out of more than 309 entries, through a questionnaire and a “Share for Likes” voting phase, before being reviewed by social business professionals (alphabetical order):

  • Abd El Rahman El Kaderi, health category, WeGlo
  • Ali Ali, community category, Lebanese spotlight
  • Bilal Farshukh, construction category, Buildink
  • Charbel Trad, social category, Bridge. Outsource. Transform
  • Daniel Abi Fadel, education category, E-Scola
  • Dima El Zein, health category, Blood Heroes
  • Elah Abi Saab, environment category, Scarubber
  • Georges Bitar, environment category, Live Love Recycle
  • Ghassan Zughaib, transport category, YallaBus
  • Gloria Moussallem, social category, Elixir
  • Hussein Sleiman, health category, Find A Nurse
  • Lina Al Khouri, health category, Dr. Leda
  • Marielle Khayat, culture category, Koullouna
  • Ramzi Sleiman, transport category, Transport that saves energy
  • Steven Semaan, nutrition category, DEKKENEAPP

The 15 finalists pitched their projects on 5 and 7 February at Total Liban offices in front of the local jury members who will announce the names of the winners on 1 March. These winners will receive financial support, coaching from Total Liban and a communication campaign to publicize their project.

The 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge, held simultaneously in 55 countries, reaffirms Total’s commitment to social and economic development in host countries worldwide.

The complete list of finalists along with more details about the projects on:

Likers unite!

Congratulations to the 94 candidates selected for the next stage of the 2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge. See you soon when the finalists will be announced!

The Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge has started! Local young entrepreneurs have submitted their projects and are competing to succeed! Help these projects climb the ranks by liking your favorite Startupper idea! Go on and choose the idea that you think is best! At a later stage, our local jury will pick three winners who will be offered financial support, professional coaching and extensive publicity. On your click, get set, vote!

Because ideas need energy to become something great, Total launches the Startupper Challenge in nearly 60 countries around the world.

This Challenge targets young local entrepreneurs with an innovative project or idea that could make things change in their country. After several selection steps, a local jury will nominate three winners and the Top Female Entrepreneur Award.

The three winners will get the 2019 STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR Award, along with financial support, exposure and coaching for their project. 

Become Startupper of the Year!



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