Featured Event

Angel Investor Event

As part of ArabNet Beirut, Oasis500, Wamda and ArabNet are proud to present an angel event featuring pitches from companies in the portfolios of Oasis500 & Wamda.
These companies have received seed investments and built strong traction, and are now looking for their next round of funding.

Time: 6 – 9pm Cloud 5, 5th floor, Nokia-Siemens Building, Downtown Beirut

Upcoming Events

15-17 Nov.TBD

Start-Up Weekend

As part of the Beirut Entrepreneurship and Innovation Festival, Cloud5 will play host to the Startup weekend from November 15 to 17 at the Venue in the Beirut Souks

About

Cloud 5 is a technology park in the heart of the Beirut Central District, with a cutting-edge 500 sq m modular space offering facilities for up to 60 entrepreneurs. Dedicated to boost small and medium sized ICT companies, it is home to top regional incubators and accelerators that provide startups with a productive and relaxed work environment, at minimum cost, to launch their next killer application.

Subscribed startups can rent space in Cloud5 that includes the following amenities:

  •   A physical desk.
  •   24/7 access to the office space along with round the clock electricity and security.
  •   Dedicated high-speed Internet connectivity through Solidere’s fiber-optics network.
  •   Centralized reception area.
  •   Two meeting rooms equipped with video-conferencing features.
  •   A 100 seat auditorium for special events and tech talks. (Coming soon)

Workspace

Cloud5 offices are situated in one of the busiest areas of downtown Beirut, most notably along one of Nejmeh square’s thoroughfares, and the Emir Bachir Street from Riad El Solh Square, in what is referred to as the Conservation area.

Cloud5 is located on the fifth floor of building 1301 along Mgr. Toubia Aoun Street. Its modular offices are designed to cater to a large variety of configurations to suit any business needs.

The space is designed to provide adequate levels of privacy along with common spaces to enhance inter-office networking and ideas exchange.

A centralized shared reception area acts as a buffer zone between the entrance and the offices. It also serves as a drop off and distribution point for any mail deliveries.

Common lounge areas are also spread around, providing impromptu public meeting spaces, as well as two conference rooms equipped with SmartTVs and video-conferencing capabilities for more formal settings.

Office space varies according to the number of required desks and usually adheres to the open office model. Private offices are also available upon request.

Floorplan

Cloud5 has three distinct areas that serve as office spaces, a common reception and lounge area at the entrance, as well as two conference rooms one with videoconferencing capabilities and a large open workspace. A second level is still under work to further expand Cloud5’s space and offerings.

Founding Partners

Cloud5’s distinguished list of partners include the following leading technology companies and accelerators

Wamda is a platform designed to empower entrepreneurs in the MENA region. It takes a 360 degree approach to providing the support that entrepreneurs need, filling the gaps in the emerging MENA ecosystem. It is run by a passionate team of entrepreneurs and experts and by a board of leading serial entrepreneurs and investors and supported by Abraaj Capital.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry and provide services associated with these products and their use. It provides a line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Its products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate.

AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. Founded in 1951, its early focus was on promoting U.S. study to students in the MENA region and managing U.S. scholarships and exchanges such as the flagship Fulbright Foreign Student Program. Today its programs and services improve educational opportunities and quality, strengthen local institutions, and develop language and professional skills critical for success in the global economy.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) is a Middle East-focused venture capital firm that invests in the early and growth stages of innovative companies run by talented entrepreneurs primarily, but not exclusively, in Lebanon and the greater Levant region.

Signup!

Cloud5 is always ready to welcome any group of individuals with big dreams to help them along to success. If you think you have the next big idea and want a place to make it happen, send us a few lines using the form below or drop on by in person.

 
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