Archive: March 2016

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 development and helping Syrian youth realize their potential since 2011. At BDD, we are proud to be a part of…

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 BDD through Ogero. Fiber connectivity has some serious benefits for companies of all sizes and necessities; while today’s application process…

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, The Syndicate of Engineers and BAD (Built by Associative Data). Mohamad Rabah, General Manager at ZRE, commenced the session by…

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 women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East by providing them…

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 works, signed by Mr. Issam AYAD, president and founder of “Total Syndication” and Mr. Aziz BAROODY, Chief Executive Officer of…

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, co-founder of serVme, was invited as the 2015 finalist of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards representing the MENA region to speak at…

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