“I have no hard proof, but all great designers I know are great coders too” – Jad Sarout, founder of Yelo Studio
Jad Sarout, founder of Yelo Studio, gave a 3 day workshop at Seeqnce (March 21-23, 2012). The main aim of the workshop was to lay down the basic principles of coding to audience of graphic designers and eventually help attendees transform a design into actual functional web pages.Full Story
eCloset.me is a fashion platform where users can create outfits online, and share them with friends.
Users can create different combinations of outfits with the clothes they already have and/or with brand items.Full Story
Loulou Khazen Baz, Founder
Passionate, unconventional, status quo challenger & eternal student… These characteristics have defined Loulou and have become the driving force behind “nabbesh”, a portal born for people to “get discovered”.Full Story
Cinemoz, a resident startup at Seeqnce, is the first premium Video On Demand platform for and from the Arab World.
Karim Safieddine, the CEO of Cinemoz, pitched the idea yesterday at ArabNet Digital Summit 2012.Full Story
For people who see themselves as a sort of a catalyst, the natural place to go is entrepreneurship and found their own company rather than be employees within large companies where they are expected to be more specialized and limited in their thinking”, - Ramy Dodin, Founder of Magnolia Labs and former software engineer at Google .
Ramy Dodin is the co-founder of Magnolia Labs. Prior to Magnolia he worked as a Software Engineer at Google and completed a BA in Computer Science at UC Berkeley.Full Story
Do you remember Birdy Nam Nam ?
As a reminder, it is a Lebanese game where the player has the role of a hero who fights against the evil chickens and saves the humanity. The game created quite a buzz after achieving almost half a million downloads in one week only without any advertising or big investments.However, Birdy Nam Nam’s core team has split.Full Story
The National Mobile Programming Contest (NMPC) for University Students in Lebanon is a contest in mobile applications development where the best 20 ideas will work on actual product development for 3 months and then will present their products in front of a selected jury.
It was officially launched on March 16, 2012 at University of Balamand, Main Campus, Hariri Auditorium. With this the first phase, Proposal, has started.Full Story
After an international experience as an Information Systems engineer, Julien Fayad came to Lebanon where he began to offer his services as Eweev. After a while, he created e-dailydish as a fun project that on one hand would be helpful for people willing to eat healthy food, and on the other hand gives restaurants a cost effective marketing platform.
“Today both projects are growing at a satisfying pace and I am starting to enjoy my daily routine” - Julien FayadFull Story
Kol 3a Zaw2ak (Kolaz) is a smart phone app that helps you find vegetarian meals in Lebanese restaurants.
The initial idea was “a smart phone application for satisfying your hunger desires by finding you the best places you can visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; taking into consideration your location, budget and food preferences”, said Muhammad Tabsh, the business person in Kolaz, in an interview we conducted earlier this year. However, the team saw an opportunity in targeting the vegetarian and vegan people so it shifted into a narrower concept.Full Story
This year, 40 scholarships have been provided by ArabNet and its generous partners Google and the Central Bank of Lebanon for ambitious entrepreneurs and developers.
If you are an entrepreneur with a compelling reason and cannot afford toFull Story