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Beirut-based startup NAR Technologies, a portfolio company of Leap Ventures, has been acquired by US-based B3Bar.
Founded by Charlie El...
This article is an extension of Lebanon’s Circular 331: The birth of an industry piece, published here yesterday.
It is said that innovation is an entrepreneur’s best friend.
But in Lebanon a strong second contender has to be the central...
Noor Sweid and Hala Fadel. (Image via Leap
There are two common complaints in the Middle East
startup sector: a lack of funding,...
Even the most amazing of ideas need a little help. (Images via
Wamda with Sam Fakhoury)
During our Mix N’ Mentor
Beirut we gained s...
Getting to know you. Mix N' Mentor Beirut kicks off. (Images Wamda with Sam Fakhoury)
Not too far from the location of recent...
Marianne Hoayek at BDL Accelerate in November 2014. (Image via
Lebanon’s Central Bank first announced that it
would be taking special ...
The Abraaj Group has closed its second north Africa-focused fund, but the financial gap between early-stage investments and the $10...
Henri Asseilly at ArabNet Beirut earlier this year. (Image via
As we previously
reported, the focus of the ‘sponsored a...
The Circular 331 panel.
A Lebanon-based $71 million fund focusing on the
Middle East and North Africa; plans for a Beirut chapter...