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Sky’s the limit

Sky’s the limit

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Next Automated Robots (NAR) Industry: Robotics and drone technology Product: QuadroFighter drone Product launch: 2016 Established: 2015 Employees: 2 Founders: Charlie Khoury and Nicolas Zaatar The drone industry

I am the passenger

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Carpolo Industry: Technology and transport Product: Ridesharing app Product launch: 2016 Established: 2015 Employees: 2 Founders: Mohamad Nabaa and Ralph Khairallah Carpolo was started by Ralph Khairallah, a

Go figure

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Figurit Industry: Media and information extraction Product: Figurit dashboard Product launch: 2016 Established: 2015 Employees: None Founders: Haramoun Hamieh and Ahmad Sharif Haramoun Hamieh, a digital content manager

Smart city life

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Markelligent Industry: Technology and analytics Product: Solutions using IoT sensors and analytics Product launch: 2015 Established: 2014 Employees: 9 Founders: Elias El-Khoury and Fadwa Mohanna The Internet of

The key code

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Le Wagon Industry: Education Product: Coding bootcamp Product launch: 2015 Established: 2015 Employees: Recruitment on a project basis When Malik El-Khoury returned to Lebanon in 2014, he was

Connecting Lebanon

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Lebtivity Industry: Event management and ICT Product: Website and web app Product launch: 2012 Established: 2012 Employees: 3 part-time; 2 interns Founders: Randa Farah, George Zeenny, Teddy Zeenny, Rana

Dual nature

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Krimston Two Industry: Telecommunications and technology Product: Dual SIM appliance Product Launch: 2016 Established: 2014 Employees: 13 contracted employees worldwide Founders: Fouad Fattal and Nabil Nasr Shareholders: Nicolas Sehnaoui,

Sweet dreams (are made of this)

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Dream Matcher Industry: Event management Product: Networking conference Product launch: 2012 Established: 2012 Employees: No fixed employees; freelancers Founders: Ali Chehade Ali Chehade’s Dream Matcher networking event began

To be heard and not seen

This company is part of Executive’s Top 20 for 2015. Read more stories from our entrepreneurship in Lebanon section, for the latest analysis on the country’s ecosystem. Fallound Industry: Technology and social networking Product: Mobile app Product launch: Late 2015 Established: 2015 Employees: 4 Founders: Stefano Fallaha and Emad Yehya Adviser: Habib Haddad Fallound is a startup

Recycling history

We are being governed incompetently. 2015 proved that. Not only did the government’s handling of waste management allow one of the country’s worst environmental disasters to unfold, but it is replicating bad decisions it made nearly 20 years ago. In 1997, the cabinet gave one local company a monopoly on most of the nation’s waste

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