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We are happy to invite you to an Orientation Session organized for all the BDD community. Come and learn more about BDD and the exclusive added value services offered to the members. This is your chance to have all your…

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Join Adaptous for their Facebook & Instagram Advertising Workshop They will be walking you through Social Media advertising, Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Power Editor, and Instagram advertising techniques needed for everyday advertising. From Clickable Photos, Free Shutterstock Images for your…

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The UK Lebanon Tech Hub (UKLTH), a joint initiative by Banque du Liban (Lebanon’s Central Bank) and the UK Government, announced the signing of a partnership agreement with 1776, a Washington, DC-based public benefit corporation and the first international technology…

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“The people who built Silicon Valley were Engineers. They learned business, they learned a lot of things, but they had real belief that humans, if they worked hard with other creative, smart people, could solve most of humankind’s problems. I…

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Berytech, Beirut Digital District, and Speed@BDD invite you to the launching event of GEW (Global Entrepreneurship Week), hosting Key Experts from LinkedIn featuring ‘LinkedIn for Business and Entrepreneurs’ this Monday November 14, 2016, This event is part of the Berytech Meetups, powered…

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On October 23, 2000 Google changed online marketing forever when it launched its ‘Self-Service Advertising Program.’ Today, we know this as Google AdWords. And, it has become a vital part of many successful online businesses. Join Clouds Media on November 24th at Beirut…

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Join Adaptous at “The digital workshop of the Year” and learn the ins and outs of search engine optimization & marketing techniques to increase your website’s visibility on search engines like Google. The SEO & SEM Workshop includes everything from learning how…

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If you attended our last BDD Talk then you already met our awesome trainer Mr. Samer Taher, GM of Meirc. He will be conducting a training about Setting KPIs to Small and Medium Enterprises on the 14th and 15th of November…

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The amygdala, found in the emotional center, sees and hears everything that occurs to us instantaneously and is the trigger point for the fight or flight response. Why are we telling you this? Well, because it’s the topic of our upcoming BDD…

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Sqwirl is a technology company that is creating a platform to link freelance carriers to app users who need to dispatch things around the city. The platform operates through an app for iOS and Android, it offers seamless, instant and…

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Hipernation provides live video solutions for every industry. Our custom built solutions handle all elements of production for your live event so you can focus on what is important, “your message”. Our latest innovative IoT product Ruby provides an automated…

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Hotels can increase personalization and engagement with guests before, during and after arrival with TripCase mobile messaging   SOUTHLAKE, Texas – October, 4, 2016 – For hoteliers, creating a meaningful, personal connection with their guests can mean the difference between…

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Good movie, unique setting, free popcorn…sounds like a perfect night, doesn’t it? Well that’s exactly how BDD’s Cine Club night was like. As part of a series of Training and Development activities at Beirut Digital District we introduced the first…

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If you were around BDD during the months of July and August then you might have noticed a group of people younger than the usual crowd. In case you were wondering, these were the students from the Teens Who Code…

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On august 31st, we introduced a new event called “BDD TALKS”. As the name suggests, BDD Talks is a program made up of a series of talks tackling different topics relevant to our community. Through this event we will bring…

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We’ve all come across libraries, big or small, and maybe even free books, but few of us have ever heard of The Little Free Library. Books are very important, they attribute to the growth of one’s personality and mind and…

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After a few test drives as a secondary event app in Speed@BDD’s Demo Day II, Launch Summit and other local events, and long debugging nights from our talented Dev team, Monica has launched its events’ networking application. Monica is not…

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Summer 2016 Bridging the gap between Academia, Research and Industry Skills learned in the classroom paired with powerful, innovative, and productive platforms prepare students to solve the grand challenges of tomorrow. NI puts this into practice and gives students the…

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No credit card? No problem! All Uber riders in Beirut can now enjoy the same Uber experience yet pay in cash. New to Uber? Enter promo code ‘OCTBEY16’ to get a free ride up to $10. Check out the blog for more details.

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MENA is fast-growing region for EdTech SaaS solution Edinburgh/Beirut – 14 September 2016 – Administrate, the fast-growing software-as-a-service for training companies and training departments, has opened a Middle East and North Africa (MENA) office in Beirut, Lebanon. Based in the…

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Brate announced in May 2016 that it has secured $400,000 in capital for its Seed Financing round to continue to drive growth and dominate the Middle East and North African region. Brate helps users find products and services near them…

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Dirty car? We’ll come to your location and Blink it! Just book a wash, your first time is FREE! Download our app iOS or Android

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Beirut, Lebanon 1, June, 2016 – Sabre Travel Network Middle East (STNME) is expanding in Lebanon with offices in Beirut to support the company’s growth in recent years. STNME, which has operated in Lebanon for over a decade, recently signed…

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Event planning can be really difficult and even tedious at times, but the hardest parts of having an event go smoothly are always the ones that are most satisfying at the end. You can have everything planned out perfectly from…

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Lebanon continues to be, by far, the largest host of Syrian refugees (in proportion to the population) with 1 in 5 people in Lebanon being a Syrian refugee. This has led to shedding light on the gaps in refugee support…

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If you ask us at BDD to define our culture, you’ll often hear something to the tune of “we work hard and play hard”. In addition to many educational and informative events we host at Beirut Digital District, we also…

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“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” B.B. King. One of the many things we stress on within our Community at Beirut Digital District is the importance of learning in achieving progress…

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As you may already know, BDD hosted the Jusoor Startup Bootcamp for the second consecutive year at BDD 1243 – The Base from February 24 to March 6. Jusoor, a non-governmental organization of Syrian expatriates, has been supporting the country’s…

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2016 marks the beginning of a great time for Beirut Digital District. Not only did it witness the launch of phase B of BDD but also, and after 3 years of wait, the activation of the fiber optics connection to…

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On January 28, 2016 BDD hosted a lecture by the famous Spanish Architect and former Chief Architect of the Municipality of Barcelona Vicente Guallart. This lecture was open to the public and was organized in collaboration with the Spanish Embassy…

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1.     TechWomen Lebanon   TechWomen Lebanon held an event at Beirut Digital District on January 20th 2016 introducing the NGO and announcing the launch of their program for the year 2016. TechWomen empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of…

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Signing the Contract of Establishing the First Arabic Online Marketplace for Exchanging Media Products and Works of Art “Total Syndication” has concluded a contract with “iBaroody” to develop the first Arabic online platform for marketing of media products and artistic…

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Global Women’s Forum Dubai, the first international Women’s Forum meeting in the MENA region, gathered together leaders from the public and private sector to encourage and enable women’s contribution to business and society in the region and beyond. Sarah Hawilo…

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Speed@BDD’s first 3-month acceleration program will come to an end on the 22nd of December 2015. More than 30 workshops were delivered by local and international mentors with various backgrounds and expertise. Speed@BDD’s startups have been gaining a lot of…

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This year, to celebrate the holidays and the end of 2015, the BDD End of Year Gathering was organized on December 21st in the Event space of the newest Beirut Digital District building; BDD 1075 – GF starting at 4:30…

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The second edition of IGNITE was held on the 27th of November 2015 at Beirut Digital District. IGNITE is a unique annual initiative organized by Beirut Digital District and Endeavor Lebanon aiming to introduce leading Lebanese corporates to top entrepreneurs…

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BDD is happy to announce that Morgan International, a professional training institute offering certification programs, workshops and in-house training in 34 locations worldwide, will be offering preferential rates for BDD employees. With this new partnership, Morgan International will administer a…

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Following the success of ‘Banque du Liban Accelerate’ 2014, last year’s 2-day conference organized by the Central Bank of Lebanon that gathered over 1,600 local, regional and international entrepreneurs, investors, speakers and professionals, the BDL organized the second annual international…

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Uber and BLOM BANK are proud to announce their coming together to create a world’s first UberBLOM, a Visa prepaid reloadable card, developed exclusively for Uber Riders. UberBLOM Cards, which can be purchased at all BLOM BANK branches from today…

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For the second year in a row one of the highest impact entrepreneurial events in the region, Mix N’ Mentor, was hosted at BDD. Mix N Mentor is a one-day community event organized by Wamda which aims to connect rising…

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We are glad to announce the official launch of the 5th BDD building: BDD 1075. BDD 1075 is a flagship facility that will host a selection of the top growing companies in Lebanon. The project adds 3000 sqm of built-up-area…

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Le Wagon Coding Bootcamp is happening for the first time in Lebanon, and is taking place at BDD! Le Wagon is a 9-week intensive program to learn to code. The program has been designed in Paris by experts in the…

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Building a technology hub accommodating an active and vibrant community is a never-ending ongoing challenge. Month after month, Beirut Digital District is taking shape and new additions and improvements can be observed. As always, our main focus is our tenants;…

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National Instruments’ 2015 Engineering Leadership Program (ELP) To mark the end of their internship at National Instruments Arabia, NI’s 2015 Engineering Leadership Program (ELP) Interns have presented the projects they undertook over the past two months on Friday 21 August…

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Phase 01 of the UK Lebanon Tech Hub international accelerator program ended after 3 months of training and mentoring for 45 companies participating in the program. All 45 Accelerator Companies pitched their plan end of August. 15 companies were selected for phase 2…

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UK Lebanon Tech Hub Capacity Building Program: A Workshop on employee retention and talent acquisition was given by the expert Andy Wire. The Workshop was attended by more than 30 companies who were interested in learning more about the international…

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