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Meet TIP Startup: eComz

Launched in 2014 by Rudy Bekerejian, eComz is a smart, e-commerce website builder and SAAS platform that is completely cloud hosted and all about strengthening businesses’ online presence, driving sales and simplifying the process. With an aim to provide professional, profitable, end-to-end e-commerce services, eComz provides full customizable layouts, practical themes, and advanced up-to-date software.
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Meet TIP Startup: Dox

Founded in 2017 by Nicolas Jamal, Dox is software as a service (SaaS) startup providing a battery predictive maintenance platform that will help fleet owners eliminate inventory costs and site visits while improving the reliability of their batteries with the use of their cutting-edge machine learning algorithm. Dox’s software works on any type of battery
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Meet TIP Startup: Dentiflow

Founded in 2016 by Samir Khattar and Lucien Chemaly, Dentiflow is a cloud-based practice management platform tailored for dentists that allows them to optimize and manage every facet of their business from patient records storage to scheduling, billing and more. Using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Technology, Dentiflow organizes clinic data
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Meet TIP's First Batch of Startups

The touch Innovation Program (TIP), launched by touch in partnership with ArabNet, announced yesterday it’s first batch of 6 ‘touch innovators’ during a meetup held at the touchLab. The event kicked off with a panel featuring CCO at Touch, Nadim Khater, CEO at Speed, Sami Abou Saab, and CEO and Founder at ArabNet, Omar Christidis,
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10 Tips to Startup Success

Launching a startup isn’t easy, but if you’ve been dreaming about that great idea and are considering going ahead with it, these 10 tips will help you get started on that road to entrepreneurial success: 1.     Follow through A large majority of people come up with great ideas but then convince themselves that it’s not worth
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9 legal tips for startups in Lebanon

Roula Abou Chabke, Partner at Kobeissi & Frangié Attorneys & Counselors at Law, shares valuable insight into what startups need to take into consideration from a legal standpoint and overall issues they need to think of in advance. Here are 9 legal tips for startups in Lebanon Be In Sync With Your Co-Founders “Think of
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Meet Us At ArabNet Beirut 2018!

If you are attending ArabNet Beirut on February 21st and 22nd, come visit the Touch stand to learn all the Touch Innovation Program (TIP). TIP is a program that fits perfectly with the touch digital innovation strategy, and our ongoing effort to boost innovation and a better business environment in Lebanon. We are looking to
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The Rise of the Lebanese Startup Ecosystem

Around 5 years ago, equity financing for startups and new businesses in Lebanon and the region was nearly nonexistent. However, in 2014, with advising from the World Bank and EU, Banque du Liban (BDL) issued Circular 331. The circular aimed to incentivize commercial banks to support entrepreneurship by guaranteeing up to 75% of the value
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The Importance of Incubators and Accelerators

Startup founders often turn to accelerators or incubators for guidance, and to fast track their learning process. Most people assume that both ‘accelerators’ and ‘incubators’ represent the same concept. Accelerators and incubators both help startups steer clear of mistakes new businesses make, and help connect them to appropriate parties that can help them further. However,
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