LebNet Spring Meetup in Boston: May 3rd 2018
On May 3rd, 2018, the LebNet team was excited to head back to Boston for another opportunity to bring together Lebanese Tech professionals around Boston.
We heard from two distinguished speakers, Fadel Adib (Asst. Prof. at MIT Media Lab) and Rania Khalaf (Director of AI at IBM Research), as they discussed their experiences and outlooks
LebNet in San Diego: The High Tech & Biotech Startup Scene: Apr 27th, 2018
Hera Hub was the host for LebNet’s third event in San Diego, on Apr 27 th . Around 40 people
attended the action-packed evening that focused on the high tech and biotech entrepreneurship
scene, and the key elements in creating successful startups.
Layal Rouhana opened the evening and introduced George Akiki (President and Co-Founder),
Founders In The Spotlight: Full Circle with LebNet
As members of the tech ecosystem and community, we all love the story of early stage entrepreneurs that make it to full fledged success stories. It inspires fellow entrepreneurs, it motivates us, and shows us that success is possible with the right mentors, resources, and determination. It is especially rewarding for us when LebNet isRead More
LebNet Launch in Los Angeles: April 12th 2018
On April 12th 2018, we kicked off our first ever event in LA!
We brought together the brightest in the Lebanese LA Tech space to connect, mingle, and empower the community! Prospective members were invited to become an integral part of the greater LebNet network of more than 700 executives, entrepreneurs, students and young
Decoding Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: April 5th, 2018
As the first event in this topic series across LebNet expansion branches, we held an event on April 5th in San Francisco hosted by Rippleto decode, discuss, and further understand what the Blockchain phenomenon is all about with Christopher Kanaan (SVP Engineering at Ripple) and distinguished panelists:
Alex Malamatinas Managing Partner at Nebari Ventures (Remote form NYC)
Arnaud Auger, Senior
LebNet Ignite#6 February 26-March 9th 2018
On February 26-March 9 2018, LebNet Ignite#6 powered by Blackbox kicked off to what would become a memorable week of growth. Out of five Lebanese startups nominated by LebNet and @speedlebanon, two were handpicked by LebNet and Blackbox to head to Silicon Valley to elevate and supercharge their businesses.
Congrats to Nour Atrissi, Founder of
Private Exclusive Dinner with the new Dean of Engineering @ AUB- Jan 21st, 2018
We kicked off 2018 with an exclusive evening with Dr. Alan Shihadeh, new Dean of the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (SFEA) who was visiting the Bay Area.
In addition to his newly appointed role as Dean, Dr. Shihadeh currently serves as an advisor to the FDA, a scientific expert to the WHO, and a Project
Where Are They Now? Catching up with LebNet Ignite Alumni
An integral part of the Mentoring Program at LebNet is fostering long-term relationships between our Mentors and Startups. Our Mentors are more than Coaches- they are partners that remain a source of guidance and support for our Member Startups to optimize their chances of success.
We caught up with some our LebNet Ignite Alumni startups
Member In The Spotlight Dec 2017: Richard Rabbat, Co-Founder/CEO of Gfycat
It’s not every day we come across a well established Lebanese entrepreneur with an exceptional career trajectory- someone who has emigrated from Lebanon and achieved the American dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur while staying close to their Lebanese roots through community engagement and contribution.
That’s why we’re so excited to feature Richard