SEAL: Social & Economic Action for Lebanon Makes Philanthropy Count

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At the beginning of SEAL’s third decade, it’s time for the next generation to step up. At Social & Economic Action for Lebanon’s annual gala in New York in September, (SEAL) President George Bitar told the audience of elegantly dressed Lebanese-Americans he would not be speaking himself. He instead introduced one of SEAL’s youngest board […]

Soaring Startups: Lebanese Entrepreneurs Win Support, Recognition and Respect

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Some say the Lebanese are natural entrepreneurs. Success stories are plentiful. Here’s a sample of some Lebanese-owned startups that have recently earned the spotlight. Modeo Modeo is a startup that allows customers to use a mobile app to design, visualize in 3D and order modular furniture. It uses augmented reality to allow users to see […]

Building Momentum for Lebanese Innovation


Recent achievements have demonstrated again that Lebanese startups can compete and win on the global stage. Can we unleash the positive tidal wave of Lebanese entrepreneurs? Lebanon is a small country with an estimated population of 4.4 million people, plus approximately 1.5 million refugees, both Syrian and Palestinian. India currently has approximately 1.3 billion people and is one […]