Building A Solar Powered Lebanon With Diaspora-Driven Initiatives

It is said that movies mirror life, but in Lebanon’s case, quite the opposite is true. Scenes out of an apocalyptic science fiction film grazing the border of the unreal are merely daily life on the homefront. The Lebanese lira has lost over 90 percent of its value since 2019; 78 percent of the population […]

What Role Will Cryptocurrency Play in Lebanon’s Economic Crisis?

Imagine yourself in a dense city with the remnants of an ongoing crisis present at every turn. Your employer pays you in local banknotes which have been rendered virtually worthless due to severe hyperinflation. You find ways to make ends meet thanks to the subsidies bestowed to select supermarket goods, however with subsidy policies changing […]

Anghami’s Meteoric Rise: A Chat with Co-Founders Eddy Maroun and Elie Habib

From their earliest founding days in 2012, to their recent merger and New York Stock Exchange listing, Eddy Maroun and Elie Habib continue to oversee a modern-day Lebanese success story. Their company, the widely-recognized Anghami, is the first legitimate content streaming platform in the Middle-East and North Africa (MENA) and has risen to host more […]

What The Tech is Going On with Lebanese Startups?

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” Confucius Technology has evolved from a mere tool or product that performs a certain task to a service that is reshaping the way we communicate, work, and live. Leading companies on the global stage continue to make this increasingly evident. DeepMind, an organization within Google […]

Lockdown Lifestyle: Staying Connected in the Homeland

  New challenges continue forcing Lebanese professionals to adapt. In addition to increased disruptions to the local economy, strict coronavirus lockdowns have plunged local residents into unprecedented conditions. Those fortunate enough to keep their jobs have no choice but to continue working from their home office setups. We’ve compiled some pointers for expatriates to stay […]