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This February, Startup Grind Beirut is hosting Maurice Mattar, co-founder &CEO of feel22.com, to discuss where the company is at since its series A (February 2019), and how they're dealing with the current turmoil in Lebanon.
About Maurice: A graduate from HEC Paris School of Management, Maurice has 8+years of experience in tech and digital. He was part of the founding team of South East Asia’s largest e-commerce platform, Lazada (Rocket Internet) back in 2012 acquired by Alibaba for $4B in 2018.
He later held a business development role at ad tech startup Applift in Berlin where he managed relations with leading mobile app publishers, ad networks& media buyers.
Maurice returned to Beirut in 2015 to manage L’Oréal Levant digital division before co-founding feel22 in August 2016.