Lebanon is a brand new comer on the international high-tech scene: its first investment fund started in 2008, and entrepreneurial success stories are still a handful.
Yet the former Switzerland of the Middle East, neighbour to the Israeli Silicon Wadi, has many assets to emerge on a regional and international level. What are they, and why should foreign investors and entrepreneurs care?
I’ve had the opportunity to interview 4 players of this emerging ecosystem, entrepreneurs and investors alike.
In this interview, we meet Badih Saikali, co-founder of Referd, the business connector tool.
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