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2nd position at Arabnet Start-up competition

Beirut, March 9, 16. Sympaticus (Lebanon), a psychotherapy and wellbeing platform for Women in MENA ranked 2nd at the Arabnet start-up demo competition.

IMG_1773Arabnet Finalist Sympaticus:

Sympaticus was selected as a finalist at the “ArabNet Beirut 2016 Startup Demo Competition” held at the Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel, out of over 100 applications from all over the region that were of exceptional quality where judges faced the very tough task of selecting only 11 finalists.

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Ranking 2nd amongst top Middle East start-ups:

Following a 2-day exhibition with over 1,000 participants and pitch boot-camps, a panel of international judges and Venture Capital (VCs) ranked Sympaticus 2ns among the top start-ups in the MENA region!

About Sympaticus:

Sympaticus is an online psychotherapy and wellbeing platform for emotionally challenged women in the MENA region.

Our confidential patient journey begins with awareness, diagnosis, learning, to challenging, adapting and resilience building (all through a 24×7 accessible web-mobile app companion coupled with remote therapist and psychologist sessions).

As our CEO Joe Zaarour puts it; ‘Sympaticus is a true teach and learn consultation and coaching tool that empowers women and accelerates the consumerization of healthcare in MENA.

Founding team: Dr. Nicole Braun-Elias, Joe Zaarour & Ramzi Nohra

Media contact: Ramzi Nohra +961 3 51 57 52,


Joe Zaarour2nd position at Arabnet Start-up competition
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