June 19, 2015
Newsletter – August 2014
Special Letter from the Executive Director
Greetings from Lebanon!
First, I would like to extend our wishes to all of you who celebrated Eid Al Fitr al Moubarak, please excuse the delay.
Second, I am happy to share that I have been meeting with extraordinary people here in my home country from young entrepreneurs to seasoned VCs and CEOs. You can read more below, in the partnership and mentorship programs section.
I am pursing our work with the young Lebanese entrepreneurs, building on the momentum created during the MITEF event. Again a big THANK YOU to all of you who were able to represent LebNet to this event, either in the Mentorship day or in the Investors’ day. You will find information and pictures of this event as well as a peek into our upcoming events below.
LebNet is now ready to go to the next level. Our partners are counting on us to lead the way into bridging the needs of the new generations and the expertise and experience of our successful Silicon Valley Diaspora. Here is how you can be part of this effort:
Please fill out our mentors survey here
Participate in our events as speakers, panelists, mentors, attendees
Participate in our annual fundraising campaign starting in September 2014.
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August 18, 2014: Building Businesses in Silicon Valley INSEAD MBA students are coming to the Silicon valley as part of a High Tech immersion tour. Your presence at this event will create a mutually beneficial networking environment. Login to LebNet website and register to attend if you have not done so yet.
September 10, 2014: TECHCRUNCH Arab Pavillion Event
In the framework of the renowned Techcrunch event, LebNet partner MEVP, is organizing an Arab pavilion for the second year in a row. Arab and Lebanese start ups will be present to showcase their services and products. LebNet will be organizing a networking day during the event, where LebNet members will have the opportunity to share their skills and expertise with start-up founders and CEOs.Please stay on the look-out for more information on the participating companies. We will be needing your help.
Select news from our LebNet Members! We are proud to announce the following successes achieved by some of our our LebNet members:
Ahmad Chatila: This segment is one of a series of interviews with Lebanese diaspora high achievers, part of a diaspora research project by the World Bank.
Ramzi Haidamous: Nokia appoints Ramzi Haidamus to head Nokia technologies
If you have a success story to share please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Good News for Lebanese Entrepreneurs!
Atheer Labs closes new round thanks to Lebanese diaspora connection , read more here
Beirut co-working space AltCity is finding its path, read more here
Let us know what you think, send your comments and suggestions to email@example.com
Keep checking our website for latest LebNet events, news and job postings!