The Lebanese startup ecosystem is booming and putting Lebanon on the international entrepreneurial map.
TechCrunch, a leading online publisher of technology industry news, is hosting its first startup competition for entrepreneurs across the Middle East and North Africa in Lebanon this October!
We have gathered the most acclaimed startups that should be on your radar. Whether you want to buy a book or start a crowdfunding campaign, be sure that you will find a startup that will offer a solution to your problem!
This startup creates fun technology kits such as color-coded electronic building blocks. The products are designed for children to boost their creativity and to foster their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) skills. Read more.
Koullouna is a piece of Lebanon sent to you every month! It is a monthly subscription that aims to connect Lebanon-lovers to the country no matter where they are to beat homesickness. This is what the subscriber receives every month: a variety of local goods, design products, cultural products, a postcard, and a booklet with all the stories behind each product and brand. Koullouna donates 10% of the cost of the box to a Lebanese initiative. Read more.
Zoomal is the leading crowdfunding platform in the Middle East. It has already funded over $1 million in projects and raised $580,000 in funding.
L’Atelier du Miel
L’Atelier du Miel is a honey production startup. The boutique brand, which is located in Beirut, sells more than 30 different types of honey and honey products. L'Atelier du Miel has a unique natural production method which distinguishes its products in the market.
Address: Mar Mikhael, alley next to Saliba Market.
Next Automated Robots (N.A.R.) is a startup that develops drones which provide pipeline patrolling solutions thanks to machine learning and computer vision software.
Feedeed is an exclusive online community of top professionals and a freelance marketplace that connects freelancers and hiring managers.
Bookwitty is a website where people can buy books, get recommendations, and connect with bookworms.
Jaleesa is a platform that connects families with a trusted babysitter. Its mission is to improve childcare by providing children of busy parents with experienced nannies.
Smart Bus Stop
This startup created bus stops that include solar panels to allow people to recharge their phones. The brainchild of this idea is the architect Charbel El Hajj who believes that the public transport needs a revamp to reduce the traffic by 30%. Read more.
BookBack is an app that lets you trade, buy, and sell books easily! Read more.
PinPay is an innovative mobile payment platform. This app allows you to pay your bills from the privacy and comfort of your mobile phone!
Kamkalima is a platform that provides academic digital Arabic content in the form of stories for K-12 students.
Moodfit is an online interior design platform that connects customers to interior designers that can personalize their desired space.
Brate is an online marketplace and a local search engine that helps users find products in Lebanon. The website provides people with products and reviews.