LebNet’s Silicon Valley annual dinner: Call-To-Action for Lebanon and recognition award to Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
Over dinner at Tannourine restaurant in San Mateo California LebNet’s members gathered on December 10 to catch up, be informed about recent activities to help the tech sector in Lebanon and meet the winner of LebNet’s Bireme award for Entrepreneur of the Year 2019.
LebNet Chairman Abdo George Kadifa kicked off the evening by listing
Car-sharing platform Turo raises $250 million in Series E, passes unicorn valuation
Peer-to-peer car sharing platform Turo has recently raised $250 million in Series E, from media and internet company IAC, which was in charge of creating and growing company like Expedia, Match Group and Ticketmaster.
This late Series comes after the company raised $92 million dollar in 2017 from Mercedes-Benz manufacturer, Daimler, and one of South
From music to cars, how Andre Haddad took Turo to the next level
Andre Haddad (left) talking to Rony Chammas about early beginnings and product/market fit. (Image via LebNet)
Andre Haddad left Beirut in 1989 because his parent’s house was bombed during the war. Fast forward 29 years, he is a successful entrepreneur and CEO of Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing platform featuring 350,000 registered vehicles and 100