February 27, 2019

AUB’s president and Dean discuss new vision and enhancing entrepreneurship in Lebanon

On February 24th, 2019, LebNet hosted Dr. Fadlo Khuri, President of the American University of Beirut (AUB) and Dr. Alan Shihadeh, AUB Dean of the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture over a dinner event in Palo Alto, California.
A Trustee since 2014 and AUB former student, Dr. Khuri is AUB’s 16th President.

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December 11, 2018

Impact investing counts: 5 trillion dollars are needed each year to reach sustainable development goals

Opening of Seedstars MENA Summit in Lebanon

Impact investing is the purposeful act of investing in a business or product that will generate, in addition to financial returns, a social or environmental impact.

A 2017 survey conducted by the Global Impact Investing Network, a nonprofit organization for scaling and measuring impact investing worldwide,

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September 21, 2018

Bridging between Lebanon and Silicon Valley is key to startup growth

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Entrepreneurs worldwide are people who accept challenges and turn them into opportunities. Their methods may differ but their problem-solving attitude remains constant.
In Silicon Valley, where losing billions of dollars is celebrated and considered a sign of revolutionary ideas; innovators, entrepreneurs, business people and employees might be shielded from what’s happening

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