Podcast #5 - Maysaa Ajjan: Startups in Lebanon

This is an episode with Maysaa Ajjan, journalist at Arab News.

Today’s episode is with Maysaa Ajjan, journalist at Arab News.

We have discussed the following topics:

- Her contributions to Al Annahar on the “Startup City” segment

- How Arabnet had the ability to track some startups in details

- Funding mechanism for startups from BDL (circular 331), bootcamps, competitions, and angel investing

- Lebanese startups conditions before the 2019 economic crisis (failed, operating, exited, migrated)

- Lebanese startups conditions after the 2019 economic crisis

- Success stories of certain startups

- Migration of talents and startups

- The rising new economy of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin being used in current Lebanese startups