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Qualify For The 10 Most In-Demand Jobs Now
Qualify For The 10 Most In-Demand Jobs Now
Prepare for the 10 most in-demand jobs by enrolling in these certifications.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 30, 2020

Focus On Work And Leave The Rest To Us: Benefits Of Coworking Spaces
Focus On Work And Leave The Rest To Us: Benefits Of Coworking Spaces
Need a flexible place to work? Explore why coworking spaces are the ideal location to fulfill your aspirations.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 16, 2020

Stimulating the Startup Ecosystem in Lebanon: AUB President’s Innovation Challenge Awards 4 Startups in Lebanon
Stimulating the Startup Ecosystem in Lebanon: AUB President’s Innovation Challenge Awards 4 Startups in Lebanon
Four startups awarded in AUB President’s Innovation Challenge, receiving grants and support to expand their ventures. Read about them here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 06, 2020

Hot Desks And The Future Of Mobile Work
Hot Desks And The Future Of Mobile Work
Remote work is in, so are hot desks. Uncover the benefits of BDD's hot desks here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 26, 2020

What’s A Virtual Office And How Could You Use One?
What’s A Virtual Office And How Could You Use One?
The world has gone virtual. But what about your office? Book your virtual office at BDD with all the benefits today.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 15, 2020

How To Host Effective Online Meetings As A Lebanese Professional
How To Host Effective Online Meetings As A Lebanese Professional
Hosting a virtual meeting can be challenging, from unstable internet, to setting the agenda. As a professional working in Lebanon, ask yourself these questions...
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 09, 2020

‫‫إما‬ ‫الإنقاذ وإما‬ الانهيار! فرصتنا‬ الأخيرة للنهوض‬‬ من‬ جديد‬
‫‫إما‬ ‫الإنقاذ وإما‬ الانهيار! فرصتنا‬ الأخيرة للنهوض‬‬ من‬ جديد‬
A message by Mouhamad Rabah, CEO of Beirut Digital District.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 08, 2020

On The Job Hunt? Make Yourself Stand Out
On The Job Hunt? Make Yourself Stand Out
On the search for a new career? Here are tips to make yourself stand out on job portals and optimize your CV to attract recruiters.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 02, 2020

Learning Always Continues With Synkers
Learning Always Continues With Synkers
With schools closed, and online learning being one of the only solutions, how will education change form?
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 22, 2020

Use Your Company's Skills To Give Back To The Community
Use Your Company's Skills To Give Back To The Community
How can companies give back to society and contribute to sustainable change?
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 15, 2020

How Leaders Can Motivate & Support Their Teams In Such Times
How Leaders Can Motivate & Support Their Teams In Such Times
A drop in motivation and productivity in stressful times is normal. What can leaders and entrepreneurs do to support their teams?
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 08, 2020

What Does It Mean To Be A Lebanese Entrepreneur?
What Does It Mean To Be A Lebanese Entrepreneur?
Uncovering untold stories of Lebanese entrepreneurs, determined to succeed despite the odds
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 31, 2020

How Has The Blast Impacted Lebanese Entrepreneurs?
How Has The Blast Impacted Lebanese Entrepreneurs?
How has the explosion in Beirut impacted Lebanese entrepreneurs and shifted their strategies? How do they plan to move forward?
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 27, 2020

NAR Acquired By US-based B3Bar
NAR Acquired By US-based B3Bar
Leap Ventures and Speed Accelerator announce the acquisition of NAR Technologies by US-based B3Bar Holdings
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by Leap Ventures

on August 04, 2020

Where Is The Future Of Dining Heading? Just Ask Toters
Where Is The Future Of Dining Heading? Just Ask Toters
How has the lockdown impacted restaurants? And where is the future of dining heading? Toters shares the trends.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 30, 2020

Tips To Boost Your Productivity At Your Workspace
Tips To Boost Your Productivity At Your Workspace
How important is your workspace for your productivity? Here are tips to enhance your workspace to thrive.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 27, 2020

How Do You Create An Outsourcing Hub?
How Do You Create An Outsourcing Hub?
Uncover how your talent can be outsourced to the world... and why outsourcing is the future.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 24, 2020

What Skills Do You Really Need?
What Skills Do You Really Need?
What skills do you need to succeed in the future workplace?
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 23, 2020

What Are The Trends & Lessons In Outsourcing?
What Are The Trends & Lessons In Outsourcing?
What's the business case to outsource? BDD spoke with industry experts who see the true value in outsourcing. Discover the benefits here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 14, 2020

School May Be Out, But Learning Is Still In
School May Be Out, But Learning Is Still In
Learning is still in this summer... Explore the 2020 edition of BDD Academy's summer camps here and enroll now
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 07, 2020

How Will Technology And Innovation Impact Education?
How Will Technology And Innovation Impact Education?
Explore the skills needed for the future workplace, to become more competitive.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 24, 2020

“Can You Hear Me? My Internet Connection Is Slow Today.”
“Can You Hear Me? My Internet Connection Is Slow Today.”
From creative work from home lockdown excuses, to realizing the need for a fully efficient workspace. Here are some office priorities, and some options to go along with it.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 23, 2020

Is Outsourcing The Solution For Scalability?
Is Outsourcing The Solution For Scalability?
When strategies shift and headcount shrinks, outsourcing to top talent outside the organization may be the solution to scale.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 17, 2020

BDD’s Father’s Day Gift Guide – On A Budget
BDD’s Father’s Day Gift Guide – On A Budget
BDD's Father's Day gift guide. Shop local, on a budget.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 15, 2020

The Workplace Still Matters, Employees Confirm
The Workplace Still Matters, Employees Confirm
One segment of the population was eager to get back to the workplace... can you guess which?
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 10, 2020

From Lebanon To The World - This Is Where The Talent Is
From Lebanon To The World - This Is Where The Talent Is
Jobs for Lebanon and BDD have teamed up to create more job opportunities for thriving Lebanese talent.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 08, 2020

What Does The Perfect Workspace Look Like?
What Does The Perfect Workspace Look Like?
During the lockdown, we all dreamed of the perfect workspace. What does it look like for you?
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 27, 2020

How COVID-19 Changed A Beauty Favorite: Feel 22
How COVID-19 Changed A Beauty Favorite: Feel 22
How did COVID-19 transform a leading e-commerce business in Lebanon? Feel22 shares their story.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 26, 2020

How Can We Prepare The Future Workforce In The Mashreq Region?
How Can We Prepare The Future Workforce In The Mashreq Region?
How can we prepare the youth for the future workplace? The World Bank Group and the BDD Academy share their insights.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 20, 2020

Crisis Situations Are Temporary, Your Mental Health Is Not
Crisis Situations Are Temporary, Your Mental Health Is Not
How can you boost your mental health in times of crisis? Here are some tips to get you started.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 12, 2020

How Companies And Teams Can Adjust To Return To Office Life
How Companies And Teams Can Adjust To Return To Office Life
Finding it challenging to head back to the office? We all are. Here are some tips for companies and teams, to make the transition back to the office an easier one.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 08, 2020

Alfanar Highlights Incredible Social Enterprises Offering Digital Academic Support Services
Alfanar Highlights Incredible Social Enterprises Offering Digital Academic Support Services
Alfanar highlights some of the most incredible social enterprises in Lebanon, offering digital academic support services to students.
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by Alfanar

on April 30, 2020

Tips On Marketing Your Startup In Times Of Crisis
Tips On Marketing Your Startup In Times Of Crisis
In times of crisis, learn how to effectively market your startup and engage potential customers.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 29, 2020

Future of Fintech: COVID-19 Crisis Accelerating Change
Future of Fintech: COVID-19 Crisis Accelerating Change
How COVID-19 is transforming fintech and creating trends we expect to see across the MENA region
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 28, 2020

Access Free Virtual Coding Courses in Lebanon With BDD Academy & Code.org
Access Free Virtual Coding Courses in Lebanon With BDD Academy & Code.org
Children can now code their way into the future, with free virtual coding courses, a collaboration between the BDD Academy and Code.org
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 24, 2020

What Will The World Look Like, Post COVID-19?
What Will The World Look Like, Post COVID-19?
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the world, here are some predictions of how the world will look, when life goes back to 'normal'.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 22, 2020

Are You A Freelancer Working In The Crisis? Here Are Tips For You
Are You A Freelancer Working In The Crisis? Here Are Tips For You
Here are tips for freelancers on how to minimize the impact of COVID-19 and find opportunities.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 15, 2020

Flat6Labs Webinar Shares How Startups Can Take Off During This Pandemic
Flat6Labs Webinar Shares How Startups Can Take Off During This Pandemic
Flat6Labs hosts webinar covering how entrepreneurs can work on their startup survival plans, as well as how they can take off during this pandemic.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 15, 2020

Combat ‘Boredom’ With These Fun & Engaging Activities
Combat ‘Boredom’ With These Fun & Engaging Activities
How to stay sane, stay fit and stay engaged during confinement.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 07, 2020

Code Your Way Into The Future: Preparing Your Children For Tomorrow’s Workplace
Code Your Way Into The Future: Preparing Your Children For Tomorrow’s Workplace
What skills do children need to thrive in the future? Why is STEAM education so important?
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 03, 2020

Prototyping HealthTech Solutions At The Berytech Fab Lab
Prototyping HealthTech Solutions At The Berytech Fab Lab
Berytech announces the Digital Fabrication Lab for anyone and any team working on Health Technology solutions, that can respond immediately to the Coronavirus crisis and the current emergency medical needs for Lebanon.
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by Bertytech

on March 26, 2020

Imposed Down Time? Upgrade Your Company In The Meantime
Imposed Down Time? Upgrade Your Company In The Meantime
Businesses can and should take advantage of this downtime time, to improve, strategize and plan.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 23, 2020

In Appreciation Of Mothers, Everyday
In Appreciation Of Mothers, Everyday
Today, we celebrate all mothers. Women from across our community share inspirational words, to mark Mother's Day.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 21, 2020

Give Yourself A Mental Health Boost With These Tips
Give Yourself A Mental Health Boost With These Tips
Self-isolation is now in full swing and people are finding their rhythm despite the constraints of the lockdown. There are many activities that you can do with all this extra time, to give yourself a mental health boost.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 19, 2020

Tips On Working From Home
Tips On Working From Home
Working from home once seemed like a dream. Now, with an imposed lockdown, having a functional home office is crucial. Here are tips to make it a productive experience.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 17, 2020

How To Manage Businesses In The Time Of Coronavirus
How To Manage Businesses In The Time Of Coronavirus
The impact of the economic crisis and coronavirus have dampened business activity across all sectors in Lebanon. However, there are strategies that companies can adopt, to safeguard their businesses and even grow.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 12, 2020

Communication Tips Series: Elevator Pitch – 30 Seconds To Talk About Your Startup
Communication Tips Series: Elevator Pitch – 30 Seconds To Talk About Your Startup
Berytech shares elevator pitch techniques for your startup, including the Do's and the Don'ts.
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by Berytech

on March 11, 2020

What Is The Best Lesson You Have Learnt? Marking Teacher’s Day
What Is The Best Lesson You Have Learnt? Marking Teacher’s Day
On International Teacher's Day, we looked at how classrooms are changing and what skills are needed for the future...
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 09, 2020

What Makes A Woman, A Woman?
What Makes A Woman, A Woman?
We asked different women, entrepreneurs, leaders and professionals, about their careers, journeys and what fueled their growth. Listen to their inspirational words, for International Women's Day.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 08, 2020

The story of Delphine Edde, an interview by Labneh & Facts
The story of Delphine Edde, an interview by Labneh & Facts
Delphine Edde shares her inspirational story on Labneh & Facts. Read more about how her successful venture, Diwanee, grew.
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by Delphine Edde, Labneh & Facts

on March 05, 2020

Global Crisis, Local Crisis, Mental Crisis?
Global Crisis, Local Crisis, Mental Crisis?
When reading the headlines or scrolling through social media accounts, you get hit with one piece of bad news after another. This can have an impact on your mental health... so how can you cope?
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 05, 2020

Fly-Foot: 9 Clicks Away From Your Favorite Football Match
Fly-Foot: 9 Clicks Away From Your Favorite Football Match
Some football fans would do anything to sit front row and center in the stadium, to watch their favorite team score. In comes Fly-Foot, the only platform in the Middle East that provides just that, in just 9 clicks.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 02, 2020

The Art Of Storytelling With Live Love
The Art Of Storytelling With Live Love
When Live Love was founded in 2012, it started with the mere aim of shedding light on the wonders of Lebanon. From that point on, the movement started to spread. Today, it spans over 25 countries. Uncover their story here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 27, 2020

STEP Conference Closes With Million Dollar Deals Recorded
STEP Conference Closes With Million Dollar Deals Recorded
The STEP Conference just came to a close, recording over USD 1.6 million worth of funding deals between companies, regional and homegrown startups. Check out the highlights from the 2 day event here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 25, 2020

Sales & Business Development Strategies That Work: A Startup Grind Workshop
Sales & Business Development Strategies That Work: A Startup Grind Workshop
Entrepreneurs, sales teams and business development professionals are all tasked with selling a brand, product or service to diverse audiences. What are the best ways to drive sales and business development activities?
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 19, 2020

Building A Sustainable Community In The Heart of Beirut
Building A Sustainable Community In The Heart of Beirut
When the Beirut Digital District (BDD) was conceptualized, a group of architecture firms gathered to collaboratively envision a highly-connected project, with a sustainable future. Explore the different facets of BDD, here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 17, 2020

Does It Matter Where We Work From?
Does It Matter Where We Work From?
Office cultures are shifting globally. We found that professionals want to ‘Work, Live and Play’ in the same place…
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 14, 2020

Digitization Of Residential Facility Management Market To Grow In 2020
Digitization Of Residential Facility Management Market To Grow In 2020
The home maintenance App market is on the rise, identified as one of the top 10 sectors for growth, with many opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors.
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 13, 2020

A Lebanese Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
A Lebanese Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
Need a Valentine's Day gift idea? Buy local... here is the Lebanese Valentine's Day gift guide to get you started.
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 13, 2020

Finding The Driver Of Productivity
Finding The Driver Of Productivity
Finding the well of productivity is not something companies and professionals stumble upon every day. Without the right strategies and mindset, productivity levels can dwindle drastically. And so, how can you spike productivity levels?
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 05, 2020

The Rise of BDD: Architecturally Changing The Face Of The Past
The Rise of BDD: Architecturally Changing The Face Of The Past
When roaming around the Beirut Digital District (BDD), and exploring its thriving entrepreneurial community, the rich history which the site holds, can often be overlooked. How did the architects envision the masterplan?
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 22, 2020

Disrupting The Fashion World, One Dress Rental At A Time
Disrupting The Fashion World, One Dress Rental At A Time
The search for the perfect dress, that you may only wear once, is an ongoing hassle. Ask any woman. Or ask Olivia Mezher, Founder & Owner of The Hour Dress.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 20, 2020

Clean Technology: A Focus on Water, Waste and Energy in Lebanon
Clean Technology: A Focus on Water, Waste and Energy in Lebanon
How can Lebanon develop the Cleantech sector, to combat the challenges it faces with natural resources? Berytech's experts chime in.
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by Bertytech

on January 17, 2020

How To Strategically Plan For 2020, When You Don’t Have Visibility
How To Strategically Plan For 2020, When You Don’t Have Visibility
We’re now into the second week of 2020, and it seems as though corporate strategies are being revised on a daily basis, given the ongoing circumstances in Lebanon. How can you strategically plan, without visibility?
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 14, 2020

Do_Action Beirut Hackathon Supporting NGOs In Lebanon
Do_Action Beirut Hackathon Supporting NGOs In Lebanon
The annual do_action Beirut Hackathon was hosted at BDD, organized by a growing community of developers and coders. The last edition, held in December, sought to support Lebanese NGOs, to build and own an online presence, using Wordpress.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 13, 2020

The Optimal Portfolio Management System, Designed by HedgeGuard
The Optimal Portfolio Management System, Designed by HedgeGuard
Over 10 years ago, HedgeGuard was created to simplify and streamline the fund management market. Since, the company has reached global heights, and its Portfolio Management System (PMS), is being used by institutional investors and fund managers.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 08, 2020

BDD’s Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (January)
BDD’s Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (January)
BDD's Monthly Roundup covers stories making headlines in the MENA entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 08, 2020

Arabnet Riyadh: The Potential Of The Saudi Market Is Evident
Arabnet Riyadh: The Potential Of The Saudi Market Is Evident
Wrapping up Arabnet Riyadh, Omar Christidis, Founder & CEO of Arabnet, sees vast potential in the Kingdom. But what about Lebanon? Christidis shares his two cents.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 07, 2020

LIFE And Endeavor Lebanon Team Up To Support Lebanese Scale-ups
LIFE And Endeavor Lebanon Team Up To Support Lebanese Scale-ups
LIFE and Endeavor Lebanon hosted a networking discussion with Lebanese scale-ups at BDD, to support them grow beyond borders.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 07, 2020

Sesobel at BDD: Christmas Spirit & Holiday Jingles
Sesobel at BDD: Christmas Spirit & Holiday Jingles
Over 180 children and adults under the care of SESOBEL, were all smiles and cheers, as part of a 2 day event organized by BDD.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 20, 2019

‘Tech Leadership Training’ Transforming Leading CTOs
‘Tech Leadership Training’ Transforming Leading CTOs
The ‘Tech Leadership Training: Beirut’ gathered bright and aspiring CTOs over three sessions, to equip them with the skills and tools they need to thrive, in a growingly complex tech world. Organized by Developers Circles Beirut (by Facebook) and the Beirut Digital District, industry experts and leaders gathered, offering a series of talks and trainings to CTOs.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 18, 2019

How CTO Are You?
How CTO Are You?
The world is transforming, and technology is leading the way. For an organization to remain competitive, it needs to be agile and adapt to the continuous wave of changes. Wissam Youssef,CEO and Co-Founders of CME Offshore shares his insights.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 18, 2019

How Did Feel22 Become a Beauty Favorite?
How Did Feel22 Become a Beauty Favorite?
The brand Feel22 has created a leading name of its own, in the beauty and self-care community. The Lebanese e-commerce site, which was founded in 2016 by three Lebanese entrepreneurs, has managed to disrupt the beauty and cosmetics industry in a short time span.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 16, 2019

BDD’s Ultimate Gift Guide For Careers & Passions
BDD’s Ultimate Gift Guide For Careers & Passions
Gifting season is upon us and the search for the perfect gift sends us into extensive online browsing and hurried rampages around town. Here is BDD's ultimate gift guide, sorted by passion and career types... powered by local brands.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 13, 2019

BDD Signs MoU With ConsenSys, Bringing Blockchain Expertise To Lebanon
BDD Signs MoU With ConsenSys, Bringing Blockchain Expertise To Lebanon
The Beirut Digital District has signed an MoU with ConsenSys, the global blockchain technology company.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 13, 2019

Carpolo: Redefining Public Transportation Market by Market
Carpolo: Redefining Public Transportation Market by Market
Congested streets are the result of two factors: the lack of public transportation and single passenger commutes per car. Dreaming of a solution to the endless traffic jams? Carpolo took on the challenge.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 09, 2019

BDD & AstroLabs KSA sign MoU, Paving The Way For Startups Into KSA
BDD & AstroLabs KSA sign MoU, Paving The Way For Startups Into KSA
BDD signs agreement with AstroLabs KSA, a Launchpad for the highest potential tech startups. The agreement will help pave the way for Lebanese startups to enter KSA.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 09, 2019

Daily Motivation With Nour Atrissi, TeensWhoCode
Daily Motivation With Nour Atrissi, TeensWhoCode
Nour Atrissi, Founder & CEO of TeensWhoCode, just got back from Helsinki, Finland, having attended the Slush tech conference geared towards entrepreneurs, which attracted over 25,000 people, 3,500 startups and 2,000 investors.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 05, 2019

Free, Quality Education For Aspiring Designers - The Creative Space Beirut
Free, Quality Education For Aspiring Designers - The Creative Space Beirut
The fusing of free, quality education, social entrepreneurship and design may seem like an impossible feat. But Sarah Hermez, Founder of the Creative Space Beirut took on the challenge. Read about her story here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 04, 2019

Women Rising
Women Rising
The faces, stories, words and resilience of Lebanese women have made headlines over the past 40 odd days. Social media has been taken over by the faces of diverse women, the mother, the film director, the activist and the business owner, all calling for change.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 03, 2019

BDD's Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (December)
BDD's Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (December)
BDD's Monthly Roundup covers stories making headlines in the MENA entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 02, 2019

Old Clothes Get a New Start With FabricAID
Old Clothes Get a New Start With FabricAID
The story of FabricAID, Lebanon’s first second-hand clothes collector and distributor. Learn how old clothes get a new start, and how you can contribute.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 02, 2019

A Revolutionary Disruption for Startups
A Revolutionary Disruption for Startups
Startups are already courageous businesses and the aspiring entrepreneurs behind them need to adopt a risk-taking mindset to take the plunge. However, unforeseen circumstances, such as a nationwide uprising, can bring grand plans to a halt.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 21, 2019

6 Tips To Revive Your Creative Drive
6 Tips To Revive Your Creative Drive
Are you looking to revive your creativity? Here are 6 tips to get you started.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 19, 2019

Finding The ‘Positive’ in Challenging Times
Finding The ‘Positive’ in Challenging Times
Creating harmony in work/life balance can be challenging under normal circumstances. When another external layer out of your control is added, productivity can drop. What can businesses do in such challenging times?
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 08, 2019

How Technology Will Disrupt The Workplace
How Technology Will Disrupt The Workplace
The traditional workplace is transforming. Here are the forecasted technological and behavioral trends that will change the business world.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 07, 2019

Crisis Management: 10 Simple Steps for All Entrepreneurs
Crisis Management: 10 Simple Steps for All Entrepreneurs
In times of crisis, ventures face several important challenges including the loss of customers and suppliers. It is critical for founders of Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in Lebanon develop crisis management plans.
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by Berytech

on November 06, 2019

BDD’s Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (November)
BDD’s Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (November)
BDD's Monthly Roundup covers stories making headlines in the MENA entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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by Beirut Digital District

on November 05, 2019

Loop Around Traffic on Shared Electric Scooters
Loop Around Traffic on Shared Electric Scooters
Navigating through congested streets can be stressful, and pollution caused by cars can be detrimental to the environment. Devising a way around the traffic and pollution issue is Loop, a Beirut-based scooter sharing service.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 17, 2019

Winners From the MENA to ‘TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco’: Buildink Goes International
Winners From the MENA to ‘TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco’: Buildink Goes International
Buildink’s invention, to build concrete homes using 3D Printers, has caught international attention at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF event. The Lebanese construction tech startup first won at the MENA TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, allowing them to participate in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF event. They are on a mission to change the way homes are built.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 09, 2019

First Manoushe Vending Machine Now a Reality With akeltech
First Manoushe Vending Machine Now a Reality With akeltech
The first manoushe vending machine made its debut at BDD. The brainchild of akeltech, the hot foods vending machine utilizes automation to ensure products are fresh, hygienic and available 24/7.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 02, 2019

How MAD Are You?
How MAD Are You?
Creative agency M.A.D. works to promote artists, with over 800 in their existent portfolio. The agency produces their own content including TV shows, web shows, events and competitions to spread the reach of talent.
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by Beirut Digital District

on October 02, 2019

BDD’s Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (September)
BDD’s Monthly Roundup: What You May Have Missed (September)
BDD's Monthly Roundup covers stories making headlines in the MENA entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 24, 2019

How to Influence Consumers’ Decision-Making Processes
How to Influence Consumers’ Decision-Making Processes
Brands looking to expand in their respective markets have to consider tailoring their strategies to account for psychological factors. Marketing and psychology have always gone hand in hand, to make consumers more susceptible to a ‘well-crafted pitch’.
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 19, 2019

Inauguration of the Talal and Madiha Zein AUB Innovation Park at Beirut Digital District
Inauguration of the Talal and Madiha Zein AUB Innovation Park at Beirut Digital District
The American University of Beirut (AUB) inaugurated the Talal and Madiha Zein AUB Innovation Park (AUB-iPark) during a ceremony at the Beirut Digital District. The Talal and Madiha Zein AUB Innovation Park will position AUB at the heart of the entrepreneurship ecosystem.
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 11, 2019

Smartly Digitizing the FMCG Market to Save Millions, Shelvz is Changing the Data Collection Process
Smartly Digitizing the FMCG Market to Save Millions, Shelvz is Changing the Data Collection Process
After realizing that numerous FMCG companies suffered from a data collection problem, resulting in a loss in sales and team productivity. BDD sat with Shelvz's Founder & CEO, Emile Harb, to learn more.
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by Beirut Digital District

on September 03, 2019

Four Years & Two Million Dollars Later, Lessons from a Failed Startup
Four Years & Two Million Dollars Later, Lessons from a Failed Startup
Starting your own business is not about the ‘glorious’ end, but the journey getting there. Being persistent, facing insurmountable challenges and potentially failing are key components. Bassel Idriss shares lessons learnt from a failed startup, Generics.
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by Bassel Idriss, Consumer Tech Startup Leader

on August 27, 2019

Coworking Spaces at BDD Offer Breeding Ground to Thrive
Coworking Spaces at BDD Offer Breeding Ground to Thrive
Traditional work spaces have taken on a different form in recent years, due to increased connectivity and the rise in popularity of coworking spaces. At BDD, coworking spaces have been buzzing with creativity and new ideas. We uncover what the top three benefits of cowkorking at BDD are...
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 06, 2019

MATIC Leverages SE Factory to Develop Tech Hub in Beirut, Serving Regional Clients
MATIC Leverages SE Factory to Develop Tech Hub in Beirut, Serving Regional Clients
Lebanon is emerging as a hub for companies to set up their businesses and a country to outsource tech solutions to, as per recent trends. We uncover one success story of MATIC, who leveraged on SE Factory's expertise to build their tech offering.
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 02, 2019

Facebook’s Libra May Propel Bitcoin to Record Highs but Asset Backed Libra is Facing Pushbacks
Facebook’s Libra May Propel Bitcoin to Record Highs but Asset Backed Libra is Facing Pushbacks
Bitcoin may fly with or without Facebook's Libra coin, but linking the success of one to that of the other may be a fateful mistake.
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by AMEinfo

on July 30, 2019

How Do You Become A Global Marketplace? OLX Shares Their Story
How Do You Become A Global Marketplace? OLX Shares Their Story
Learn how Lebanon became the fastest growing market among the 35+ countries that OLX operates in. Lebanon's very agile market, the high adaptability of Lebanese people and them being early adopters in general, contributed to the growth of OLX Lebanon.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 18, 2019

Middle East Completes a Dynamic Decade of Entrepreneurship
Middle East Completes a Dynamic Decade of Entrepreneurship
Over the past decade, the MENA region has made it onto the global entrepreneurship map, with numerous milestones, as highlighted by Arabnet. The impact of innovation and entrepreneurship from Beirut has also made headlines, with some big ecosystem contributions.
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by Arab News

on July 17, 2019

Can You Pay My Bills? The World of PinPay is Getting Bigger
Can You Pay My Bills? The World of PinPay is Getting Bigger
PinPay, as a FinTech company, was met with many challenges when it was setting up in 2011. As Lebanon and the MENA region are just beginning to excel in the FinTech industry and digital payments, we sat with the bright minds behind PinPay, to talk challenges, trends and the future.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 10, 2019

Knock Knock Network
Knock Knock Network
Experts highlight that 'networking' is not just about collecting business cards - rather the focus should be on building deep relationships. How should you build solid connections, ask for something and return a favor?
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 08, 2019

11 Tips For An Effective Social Media Strategy For Your Business
11 Tips For An Effective Social Media Strategy For Your Business
"Social media marketing has proven to be the most effective form of marketing especially compared to traditional media advertising"
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by Berytech

on July 08, 2019

Experts Ignite the Creative Industry in Lebanon
Experts Ignite the Creative Industry in Lebanon
Beirut Digital District and Endeavor Lebanon, in collaboration with the Beirut Creative Cluster, hosted IGNITE's first Creative Chapter in Lebanon, to strengthen bonds in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and connect entrepreneurs to industry experts to fuel further growth.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 05, 2019

Jochen Rädeker: “Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Radical, Be Revolutionary”
Jochen Rädeker: “Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Radical, Be Revolutionary”
Jochen Rädeker, Co-founder and Managing Partner of the design agency Strichpunkt, visited Lebanon for the first time in June and he was impressed – both by the people and the culture. He shares the strategies that creative companies should adopt to grow.
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 04, 2019

Ecomz Announces a $4M Series-A Round!
Ecomz Announces a $4M Series-A Round!
ECOMZ announces a $4M Series-A round to expand their ecommerce management platform and help merchants sell and grow online!
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by Beirut Digital District

on July 04, 2019

Rooms that Fit your Mood and Budget, Introducing Moodfit
Rooms that Fit your Mood and Budget, Introducing Moodfit
When designing or furnishing living spaces, people are either deterred by hefty price tags of traditional interior designers or spend countless hours trying to find the perfect furniture pieces. The founders of Moodfit sat around the drawing table to try and find a solution to these issues.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 17, 2019

Nationwide Commitment to Drive Digital Innovation in Lebanon, Evident at Arabnet Beirut
Nationwide Commitment to Drive Digital Innovation in Lebanon, Evident at Arabnet Beirut
Official leaders, international experts, investors, entrepreneurs and various organizations from the business ecosystem came together, to envision a more digitally innovative Lebanon at the Arabnet Beirut conference.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 13, 2019

Is it Time to Apply for an Accelerator, Competition or Bootcamp?
Is it Time to Apply for an Accelerator, Competition or Bootcamp?
As a startup, many questions arise as to when it is time to seek help and join an accelerator program, or a competition, pre-accelerator or bootcamp. Typically, entrepreneurs with great ideas, often find themselves either in need of advice, strategic guidance or funding.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 10, 2019

Lebanese Innovation on the Global Map: AUB Wins Google AI Impact Challenge
Lebanese Innovation on the Global Map: AUB Wins Google AI Impact Challenge
AUB is one of only 20 organizations around the world which won a grant, as part of Google's AI Impact Challenge. AUB will be developing a water management project with the funds and expertise received.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 07, 2019

Preserving Heritage, the Renovation of St. Georges Church
Preserving Heritage, the Renovation of St. Georges Church
As part of BDD's core values to preserve and restore existing Lebanese heritage, this video, in collaboration with Live Love, showcases the restoration project of the historic St. Georges Church.
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by Beirut Digital District

on June 06, 2019

3D Printed Homes, in a Week… Meet Buildink, the Construction Industry Disrupters
3D Printed Homes, in a Week… Meet Buildink, the Construction Industry Disrupters
Lebanese startup, Buildink, envisioned a new approach to building housing projects, both at a low cost and in an efficient manner. The team devised Robot Concrete 3D Printers solutions, which enables the delivery of single-story homes, in one week.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 22, 2019

BDD Academy’s Summer Camp - Engineered and Coded
BDD Academy’s Summer Camp - Engineered and Coded
The BDD Academy has geared its efforts towards the youth, with a full-fledged STEAM camp this summer. Throughout the months of July and August, numerous camps for children between the ages of 7 and 18, will provide hands-on experience for the aspirational coders, engineers and entrepreneurs.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 22, 2019

Where do Lebanese Women stand in Tech?
Where do Lebanese Women stand in Tech?
Female integration in the realm of technology has been lagging, as per numerous reports and an evident gender gap exists in STEM industries.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 16, 2019

Mentored to Greatness
Mentored to Greatness
A mentor-mentee relationship needs to be closely managed in order to be fruitful where mentors can help entrepreneurs and professionals reach heights that they cannot achieve alone.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 06, 2019

The Levant’s new FinTech Hub: StartechEUS FinHub
The Levant’s new FinTech Hub: StartechEUS FinHub
StartechEUS FinHub, located in BDD, is the first FinTech hub in the Levant. The StartechEUS FinHub will play an integral role in accelerating the growth of carefully chosen FinTech companies, by providing substantial support, mentorship, access to market and seed funding.
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by Beirut Digital District

on May 02, 2019

Qualified private tutoring now a reality with Synkers
Qualified private tutoring now a reality with Synkers
When Audrey Nakad, the co-founder of Synkers was still enrolled in university in Montreal, she worked as a private tutor and teaching assistant. However, she soon realized that learners were facing difficulties in finding qualified private tutors.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 24, 2019

The MENA region – young, innovative and successful
The MENA region – young, innovative and successful
Forbes ME sought to recognize the aspiring talent from the region, in its latest index, 'Middle East 30 under 30' for 2019. The listing sheds light on movers and shakers, either hailing from the MENA region, or breaking boundaries here.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 15, 2019

Sandbox, Agility & Trust: The Fintech Disruption in Lebanon
Sandbox, Agility & Trust: The Fintech Disruption in Lebanon
Experts agreed, without a doubt, that money is changing form, from physical to digital, and we will soon have a cashless society. However, the framework of the Lebanese fintech ecosystem needs improvement.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 11, 2019

Arab Startups to fuel job creation and revenue generation in the region
Arab Startups to fuel job creation and revenue generation in the region
Business success stories stemming from the Arab world have made headlines in recent years, with governments and private institutions actively encouraging and investing in innovative ventures. The underlying reason is due to the projection that by 2050, 300 million young people will be looking to enter the job market in the MENA region.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 10, 2019

Lebanese Startups Leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Lebanese Startups Leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Many Lebanese startups and 6 from within the BDD community have been chosen in the top 100 Arab startups shaping the fourth industrial revolution! The selection was made by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB).
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 10, 2019

Fast Tracking Lebanon’s Fintech Industry: BDD & Visa join forces
Fast Tracking Lebanon’s Fintech Industry: BDD & Visa join forces
Recognizing the potential of the Fintech industry, Visa and BDD joined forces, to fuel growth in the sector. This milestone paves the way for fintech companies to receive the support they need to grow
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 03, 2019

How did Toters get their first order?
How did Toters get their first order?
The duo behind Toters, the online marketplace connecting merchants with customers, shared their experiences at the IGNITE Tech chapter, organized by Endeavor Lebanon and the Beirut Digital District (BDD) on what it takes to succeed.
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by Beirut Digital District

on April 01, 2019

What happens when teenagers are put in charge of their learning? Introducing TUMO
What happens when teenagers are put in charge of their learning? Introducing TUMO
TUMO Beirut, a learning center for creative technologies, designed an education program that puts teenagers in charge of their own learning. The programs allow students to explore their full potential and step into an ever-changing future, fueled by global powerhouses in innovation.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 27, 2019

It Finally Happened: Careem Gets Acquired by Uber!
It Finally Happened: Careem Gets Acquired by Uber!
Uber's buy-out of Careem is now the largest acquisition of a startup seen in the Middle East so far, with the deal amount surpassing Amazon's reported $580 million purchase of Souq in 2017.
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by Roudy Chamy, Arabnet

on March 27, 2019

How was the Beirut Digital District Community Created?
How was the Beirut Digital District Community Created?
Phase after phase, the team behind the Beirut Digital District outlined just how dreams could and would be realized.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 19, 2019

What entrepreneurship means to Aino Piirtola, former Head of Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA)
What entrepreneurship means to Aino Piirtola, former Head of Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA)
"We help startups meet investors, talent, and potential clients, in order to give them an advantage in the field," says Aino, former Head of Slush Global Impact Accelerator (GIA), explaining that, "During Slush, pitching competitions, accelerator workshops and networking events are organized to bring the community together."
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 14, 2019

How is this Lebanese entrepreneur using remote surgery to disrupt global healthcare
How is this Lebanese entrepreneur using remote surgery to disrupt global healthcare
Shaping the future of surgical care is not an easy journey, but Proximie, an augmented reality platform that provides a remote surgeons assistance, is paving the way for it.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 13, 2019

Selling the idea, creating demand
Selling the idea, creating demand
We asked a few entrepreneurs their advice on hiring salespeople. Here is what they had to say
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 11, 2019

Freedom of speech, tech and entrepreneurial spirit fueling Beirut’s growth
Freedom of speech, tech and entrepreneurial spirit fueling Beirut’s growth
"There is freedom of speech, the technology exists in Beirut, the startup ecosystem has huge momentum and fostering equality via entrepreneurship is clearly having a momentum," says Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä, the co-founder of the WTSUP initiative
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 06, 2019

Screening of ‘Soufra’ documentary brings Susan Sarandon and Ben Stiller to the Beirut Digital District
Screening of ‘Soufra’ documentary brings Susan Sarandon and Ben Stiller to the Beirut Digital District
The Lebanese premiere of 'Soufra', a documentary by Thomas A. Morgan, had Susan Sarandon, Ben Stiller and Nadine Labaki front row and center, as the humble story of a catering unit, headed by refugee women unfolded, frame after frame at the Beirut Digital District.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 05, 2019

WTSUP! Beirut: Accelerating female-driven Lebanese tech startups
WTSUP! Beirut: Accelerating female-driven Lebanese tech startups
When Nordic and Lebanese entrepreneurial ecosystems merged, the result of was the creation of WTSUP! Beirut. The pro bono initiative seeks to provide female-driven Lebanese tech companies with education and acceleration opportunities, which unfolded in the heart of BDD in February.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 04, 2019

MENA region must adapt to digitization to survive
MENA region must adapt to digitization to survive
The MENA Roadshow event, hosted by the Digital Arabia Network (DAN), in partnership with BDD and in collaboration with the Lebanese League for Women in Business and the Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) Lebanon, shared enticing insights, captured in a year-long research project.
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by Beirut Digital District

on March 01, 2019

Lebanese scaleups: How to grow beyond borders
Lebanese scaleups: How to grow beyond borders
Innovative businesses in Lebanon are continually seeking to scale beyond borders; however identifying new markets to penetrate with new products or services is typically a challenging feat.
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by Beirut Digital Distrcit

on February 27, 2019

Community building through digitalization: Ray
Community building through digitalization: Ray
As companies are struggling to augment synergies between employees and the communities, 'Ray' sat at the drawing table to derive a solution to increase engagement levels. They started with perhaps the most complex project, the Beirut Digital District (BDD), and studied the connections between the community – the companies, people and the outlets.
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by Beirut Digital District

on February 25, 2019

Best Meeting and Event Spaces in Beirut
Best Meeting and Event Spaces in Beirut
Whether you need a small meeting space or to host an event with up to 300 people in a state-of-the-art location in the heart of the city… That's where the Beirut Digital District (BDD) comes in. BDD's offerings include customizable spaces for meetings and events of all sizes, fully equipped and with access to amenities.
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by Beirut Digital District

on January 29, 2019

Beirut Digital District & areeba partner to launch the 1st Digital & Cashless Community in Lebanon
Beirut Digital District & areeba partner to launch the 1st Digital & Cashless Community in Lebanon
Today, Beirut Digital District & areeba strengthened their commitment to introduce world-class technology and digital services with the launch of the new BDD app that digitizes the experience for their community members, including mobile payments.
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by Beirut Digital District

on December 11, 2018

Five podcasts about startups, pivots and successes: What are Lebanese entrepreneurs listening to?
Five podcasts about startups, pivots and successes: What are Lebanese entrepreneurs listening to?
Between 2009 and 2018, podcast consumption increased by 17 percent in the United States, according to Podcast Consumer, a report conducted by research company Edison Research in 2018. To help you in your quest for the right podcast, we reached out to six Lebanese entrepreneurs to see which podcasts they recommend.
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 22, 2018

BDD launches the BDD Academy to push young talent forward
BDD launches the BDD Academy to push young talent forward
"BDD Academy will become the destination of choice for schools and universities students, and corporations resources to complement their acquired knowledge with the needed technical and soft skills to become more employable and ready for the jobs of the future.", said Mouhamad Rabah, General Manager of ZRE
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 15, 2018

Generics: Challenges and opportunities of running a hardware startup in Lebanon
Generics: Challenges and opportunities of running a hardware startup in Lebanon
A former marketing director at Procter & Gamble, BasselIdriss, launched GENERICS in 2015, a 3D-printed and customized earphone.
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by Beirut Digital District

on August 08, 2018