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All for One Ecosystem

Every startup begins with a great idea. Ask the founders of a lot of young companies, and they’ll tell you theirs is the product that will change the industry and lead the market on its next logical leap forward. New businesses must meet potential investors and raise funds to take an offering from development to
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The Importance of Incubators and Accelerators

Accelerators and incubators are some of the most important organizations in a startup ecosystem. In addition to helping startups fast track their learning process, accelerators and incubators also help them steer clear of mistakes new businesses make, and connect them to appropriate parties that can help them further. The Important Differences An incubator is for
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touch Announces Partnership with IOTree at Agri-Food Innovation Day

Lebanon’s 1st Agri-Food Innovation Day, organized by Berytech under the patronage of his Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri, took place on the 5th of February in New Biel, garnering great success. The event gathered over 1200 students, academics and researchers, engineers, innovators, investors, agri-food sector players, government officials, the media and ecosystem partners. During the event, touch has announced
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How to Hire Your First Developers

The first developers you hire can make or break your company, and finding the right candidate is a very difficult task if this is your first startup. We’ve compiled a few pieces of advice for you to get started. 1. First Know Your Product Very Well. The clearer a mindmap of what it is you’re
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Education Re-Imagined through Technology

Now that almost everyone is technologically literate, Educational Technology companies have found their place in the market and are slowly but surely changing the way we approach students’ educational improvement through the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Augmented Reality (AR). Educational Technology, or EdTech, refers to software designed to enhance teacher-led learning
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Ecomz Post-TIP

The Touch Innovation Program (TIP) begins this new year with a new batch of startups joining the 2nd cycle. For that reason, we have reached out to TIP’s 1st cycle alumni Rudy Bekerejian, co-founder of ecomz, in order to share with us how TIP impacted his business, describe the relationship between ecomz and Touch, provide
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The Sound of Fallound

Podcasting has become a recognized medium for distributing audio content, whether for corporate or personal use. Podcasts are similar to radio programs, but they are audio files that listeners can play at their convenience. In the MENA region, podcasts and audiobooks are picking up pace. Based on a research conducted by UAE-based podcast producer Kerning Cultures
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