Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurs’

The Economist summarizes that “business people from Lebanon fare better abroad than at home.” Link to the full article.


Can supporters of Lebanese entrepreneurial youth enter Lebanon? Endeavor – a non-profit that encourages high-impact entrepreneurship in the emerging world– likes to go to countries where people wouldn’t expect a lot of sophisticated high-growth entrepreneurship to be. They are currently in Turkey, Egypt and Jordan. So, Why not yet in Lebanon? Watch the Video: Recorded Sep 13, […]


ArabNet 2010 is the first international conference for the Arab web industry, bringing together leaders from across the MENA, Europe and Silicon Valley to discuss cutting-edge trends and emerging opportunities. Through pitch sessions, the conference will feature the region’s brightest ideas and most promising Internet start-ups, and connect them with the internet ecosystem: incubators, angel […]


Elie Khoury of Woopra, Habib Haddad of Yamli & Sami Shalabi ventured on creating Yalla Startup! in order to help Lebanese and the entrepreneurs of the MENA region to launch their start ups and actually transforming their ideas to reality, taking their early stage startups to the next level by introducing them to the right […]


Kiva Lending is the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world, namely Lebanon. The people you see on Kiva’s site are real individuals in need of funding – not marketing material. When you browse entrepreneurs’ profiles on the site, choose someone to lend to, and […]