Amman centre launches youth firm
Amman, September 22, 2010
Jordan-based Al Jude for Science Care has launched an organisation that supports youth and their innovative ideas.
Meydan, the newly launched centre, will develop creativity from concept to financial return, while focusing on the value of speed, a statement said.
Meydan runs three programmes in parallel; the Accelerator, Idea Space and Volunteer.
The new accelerator is not based solely on financial aid; it rather aims at creating value at speed utilizing knowledge, proven tools, and hard work to enable the passionate youth make a real difference, the statement said.
“Meydan is more than just an accelerator for entrepreneurs; through this programme, we intend to strengthen a national community of those who turn their passions and ideas into ventures or businesses,” said Khaled Sadeddin, Meydan’s chief coach manager.
Sadeddin also expressed high hopes of Meydan’s ability to find a new platform for creative minds to meet and exchange their ideas.
Meydan’s manager also spoke about the programme’s consultative empowering side as it “offers the young with advice and knowledge that could transform a still idea into a refreshing fruitful business which not only generates revenues but also promotes a knowledge-based economy.”
At Meydan, idea generators are given the chance to build their companies in nine weeks.
Right Pixels is a Meydan success story; a website which offers professional services and a one stop shop for all businesses’ needs to build a website.
Jawdat Shammas, Right Pixels founder, said: “We are glad to have come this far through Meydan, for an idea to become a business engaging people, revenues and creativity.”
“At RightPixels.com, we set up, customize, and design online businesses up-to-date-; what was once a simple idea now has grown into a thriving business,” he added.
Sadeddin encouraged the youth to be bold, and take a step forward towards their dreams and ideas.
“There are great potentials, especially among the youth; such successes will surely pave the way for more entrepreneurs who will brilliantly change our community only for the best,” he concluded. – TradeArabia News Service
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