Hunting for Silver Linings w/ Bahia Nar, Startup Grind Chapter Director of Tunis, Tunisia

Grand Rapids
Tue, Jun 8, 11:00 AM (EDT)

About this event


Through our Startup Grind event series Hunting for Silver Linings, we check in with ecosystem builders, investors, and business leaders from around the world.

We dig for deeper context around challenges and opportunities found in markets around the world, as well as mine for insight that can better inform biases about regions, their talent, and potential for investment.

Then, we connect the dots.


Corey Hart | LinkedIn
Chapter Director, Startup Grind
Co-founder & CMO, Telebehavioral Health.US

Yorgo (George) Katsanos
Head of Corporate Finance, Cubera International


June 8th, we are pleased to host Bahia Nar, founder & CEO of Fireworks consultancy and Startup Grind Chapter Director of Tunis, Tunisia. Bahia will give us some insight on how the epidemic is affecting the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in their region, as well as provide advice to entrepreneurs.


We spend our time checking in with investors, entrepreneurs, founders, and Startup Grind Chapter Directors from around the globe to get accounts of what's happening in their areas and learn of what their challenges and opportunities are. 

  • We learn about our guest, their story
  • We dig into their area & industry of expertise, and their ecosystem
  • We identify specific challenges & opportunities they are close to
  • We ask what their outlook is for the next 6, 12 months
  • Finally, we ask how our network of global Directors, entrepreneurs, and investors can help them


  • Bahia Nar

    Bahia Nar

    Fireworks consultancy

    Founder & CEO

    With a marketing background, Bahia began her career in the largest Tunisian communications agencies, where she worked for the major Tunisian brands and gained the experience she now conveys as a teacher and trainer.Bahia is also an international speaker who has participated in several conferences in Lisbon, Casablanca, Congo, Dubai, and Abidjan, in addition to Tunisia. She is also a mentor to e...

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  • When

    Tuesday, Jun 8
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

    Brought to you by

    • Corey Hart

      Corey Hart

      Startup Grind Grand Rapids

      Chapter Director

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    • Yorgo Katsanos

      Yorgo Katsanos

      Beneventure Partners


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