“Emerging Startup Ecosystems” in Beirut

The Central Bank of Lebanon (Banque du Liban / BDL) is organizing Lebanon’s second annual international startup conference – BDL Accelerate 2015 – on Thursday and Friday, the 10th and 11th of December 2015 at Forum de Beyrouth. The theme, “Emerging Startup Ecosystems”, will gather entrepreneurs, investors, and support institutions from key emerging startup ecosystems […]

Ride sharing app wins $20K in AUB contest

A car-pooling app developed by a team of four college grads won this year’s $20,000 Samir and Claude Abillama Eco-Entrepreneurship Award, which promotes the role of entrepreneurship in nature conservation efforts. tulos is a rewards-based carpooling app for university students that aims to reduce the number of cars on the road. “We are creating a […]

Lebanon’s newest online startups

As Lebanon’s entrepreneurial spirit continues to gather momentum despite the country’s dire economic conditions, several young and hungry entrepreneurs have rolled up their sleeves and set up shop online. Executive spoke to three new Lebanese online startups: a party supplier and two search engines, one for banking products and one for local fashion items. Facing […]