Our 8th wave boot-camp "Lean Training" was delivered by yours truly, the Shamal Start team. Five days filled with energy, drive and innovation held in ZINC's platform starting from 3/18 - 3/22/2018. The training involved the Lean methodology tools which included market and needs analysis, minimum viable product, the Lean canvas, profit and loss, in addition to team communication and team building activities. A dynamic week were participants learned crucial pointers for their next phase, the pitching, and their future plans and goals for their ideas and businesses.
We aim for a more developed and flourished North, and being able to work with other organizations that hold our same values and purpose give us a great since of accomplishment. On 12/2/2018 a new collaboration emerged between ShamalStart and Cewas -Middle east. Cewas, like ShamalStart, is a start-up program accelerator that offer professional training, coaching, mentorship and consulting in business development, but for exclusively sustainable water, sanitation and resource management.
We are happy to join our efforts together with an organization that cares about the environment, and excited to have our 9th wave collaborated with them.
On February the 10th, we were honored by the visit of the Parliament Members to Shamal Start, were a tour was provided that showcased all our facilities and offices. The Parliament Members were first introduced to our incubator and had the chance to engage with our startups, ask them questions and see their inspirational work. Fab Lab was our second stop, which included all the Fab Lab facilities, machines and activities held there that help members manufacturer, innovate and create their prototypes.
We are always happy to share the innovation and entrepreneurial spirit we hold here with our country's biggest influencerss.