Our Partners & Sponsors
Lebanese American University: A memorandum of agreement signed between LebNet and LAU allows both parties to work closely to institute the Industry-Focused Lebanese Education & Academia Partnership initiative (iLEAP), to provide experienced LebNet members with opportunities to contribute to LAU credited academic courses via industry-focused seminars and lectures.
American University of Beirut, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture: LebNet's partnership with AUB's engineering faculty leverages the expertise of LebNet’s members in North America to support college students in Lebanon through several tracks: advisory, internship opportunities, talks and seminars, entrepreneurship support and mentorship, collaboration on Final Year Projects (FYP) and research with industry. One of its most recurring tracks is the Silicon Valley Channel, a bimonthly series of tech talks given by senior LebNet members to students.
Endeavor Lebanon: The main goal of the Memorandum of Agreement signed between LebNet and Endeavor is to leverage LebNet's professional network to mentor Lebanese scale-up founders, share best mentoring practices and report on impact. Both parties will also cross-share information on their respective events to leave to their respective discretion to attend.
Speed: For its residential program LebNet Ignite, LebNet has partnered with Speed to bring in Lebanese startups to the Silicon Valley, where they will partake in a comprehensive program covering a foundation of knowledge and access to the expertise they need to expand their vision and scale your company globally. You can read more about the program, the startups and the previous editions here.
SEAL & LIFE: After the Beirut Port explosion on August 4, 2020, US-based non-profit SEAL, the Lebanese International Finance Executives, LebNet amongst other parties joined forces to launch the Beirut Emergency Fund, a relief fund to facilitate donations to several NGOs and entities in Lebanon. You can read more about the fund by clicking on this link.
DLA Piper: Global law firm DLA Piper offers LebNet members pro bono legal services pertaining to registrations in the US and Canada, in addition to event sponsorships and hosting.
Beirut Digital District: LebNet is collaborating with BDD on creating jobs in Lebanon as well as providing LebNet members visiting Lebanon access to BDD's facilities, in exchange for mentoring and coaching BDD residents.
Jobs For Lebanon: LebNet is collaborating with Jobs for Lebanon on job creation to facilitate outsourcing of work given by US and Canadian employers to Lebanese in Lebanon, through LebNet members.
Joun Technologies: Management, technical and academic consulting firm Joun Technologies is a sponsor for LebNet's Women in Tech, a one-on-one short video interviews with early to mid-career high-tech women professionals, on subjects related to tech achievements, industry insights, leadership lessons and more. You can watch all videos from this series here.
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