Oct 19, 2023
Nicolas Rouhana, Speaker at LIFE's Pitch Night for Lebanese Entrepreneurs in Dubai
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LIFE is a global membership organization for Lebanese professionals in the diaspora. Initially open to Finance professionals, in 2020 LIFE expanded to include the fields of Consultancy, Law and Technology.

LIFE operates through its 4 pillars:

  • Connect Lebanese professionals together.
  • Nurture the future generation of Lebanon.
  • Promote the development of the Lebanese economy.
  • Advocate for economic and social reform.

On Thursday, October 19, LIFE held the second edition of the Pitch Night for Lebanese Entrepreneurs in Dubai, UAE, in partnership with MEVP, e& Capital, Wamda Capital, Access Bridge Ventures, Saudi Angel Investors and Dubai Angel Investors.

During the event, ten entrepreneurs showcased and pitched their businesses from various sectors including Fintech, FoodTech, HRtech, LegalTech and Real Estate.

IM Fndng was represented by Dr. Nicolas Rouhana, Chairman & CEO, Carine Assouad, Executive Advisor & Portfolio Operations, and Edward Melki, Senior Investment Manager.

The event kickstarted with a presentation from Nicolas Rouhana who introduced IM Fndng while highlighting its readiness to invest and provide equity guarantees. The pitching event was followed by networking, and the team had the chance to have one-on-one discussions with the designated startups, gathering information and exploring investment prospects.