Call for an Investment Pitching expert – REAF Program

Context & Background

Berytech is a leading organization in the Entrepreneurial Eco-system in Lebanon, that aims to provide a conducive environment for the creation and development of startups, through incubation, business support, counseling, funding, networking, and company hosting, hence taking part in the economic revival of the country, participating in wealth and job creation, and retaining graduates and high-level skills in Lebanon.

The Rural Entrepreneurs in Agri-Food (REAF) program aims at strengthening the business and product viability of innovative startups tackling sustainable rural economic development operating in South Mount Lebanon, Central and West Bekaa. The program will provide the startups with the tools to transform their ideas into sustainable and profitable businesses. REAF’s youth training will enhance their entrepreneurship mentality and entry into the job market.

The Accelerator Program's mission is to nurture and grow disruptive ideas, proof of concepts, and prototypes that share three common characteristics:

  1. A disruptive scientific or technological focus in agri-food, eco-tourism, circular economy, and sustainable agriculture.
  2. The possibility to scale in the local market and beyond that.
  3. The potential to create sustainable job opportunities locally.
Scope of work

The REAF Program seeks a Business Expert to deliver the following requirements:

  • Work closely with startups to understand their business concepts, objectives, and target markets.
  • Guide startups in the creation of a comprehensive business plan, covering areas such as market analysis, financial projections, operational strategies, and risk assessment.
  • Provide expertise on industry research, competition analysis, and financial modeling to ensure the business plans are realistic and actionable.
  • Offer feedback and revisions to refine the business plans, ensuring they align with the startups' goals and the overall mission of the REAF program.
  • Conduct training sessions and clinics on business plan development for the participating startups.

The Investment Pitching Trainer should possess the following qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in investment pitching, fundraising, or venture capital, with a proven track record of successful pitches and securing investments.
  • Strong knowledge of startup finance, valuation, and investor relations.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Experience working with startups, particularly in the context of fundraising and investor readiness.
  • Familiarity with the agri-food, eco-tourism, circular economy, and sustainable agriculture sectors would be an advantage.
expected Deliverables
  • Guarantee every startup completes their 5-minute presentation and pitch deck.
  • Deliver comprehensive training sessions on investment pitching for startups in the REAF program.
  • Provide hands-on mentoring to startups in refining their pitch decks and presentation skills.
  • Conduct mock pitch sessions and offer constructive feedback for improvement.

• Provide 16 one-on-one business clinics (60 minutes each) to each of the 8 startups (2 sessions per startup).

• Written feedback on every startup’s performance.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your proposal (technical and financial) along with your resume and work/ project portfolio by email to: [email protected] before April 4, 2024, 3:00PM.

Your financial proposal should include a detailed sum fee for the workshop and the one-on-one sessions.

Thursday, 04. Apr 2024
Type of Call
Call for Consultancies
Intervention Sector(s):
Training & Capacity Building
Remuneration range:
1000 to 2000 (USD)
Duration of Contract: