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Entrepreneuriat et PME : Enjeux et Perspectives

1:14 pm in Entrepreneurship, General, Starting up by Nicolas Rouhana

Sous le haut patronage de son Excellence le Ministre de l’Economie et du Commerce M. Nicolas NAHAS, l’Université Antonine – Faculté de Gestion des Affaires a organise le 2ème colloque international “Entrepreneuriat et PME : enjeux et perspectives”, les 7–8 juin 2012, sur le Campus principal de l’Université Antonine à Hadath-Baabda.

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Passwords are Like Underwear!

4:13 pm in General, Social Media, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

“Passwords are like underwear! You change them often, and don’t share them!” This well-known statement was repeated by Potech Consulting team during their presentation at the first Technology Round Table of 2012 at Berytech, Thurs Jan 26, on the topic of Security Awareness. Potech experts shared with the audience lots of insight regarding security issues.

Kickoff of Entrepreneurship for Scientists & Engineers

10:28 am in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, Financing, General, Marketing, Starting up by Nicolas Rouhana

The “Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers in Lebanon” 3-day workshop started on September 12 at Berytech Technology & Health. This workshop, organized in collaboration with the ESCWA Technology Centre (ETC), the National Council for Scientific Research (NCSR) and Lebanese Industrial Research Achievements programme (LIRA) introduces scientists and engineers to the process of innovation, generation and protection of intellectual property, technology transfer and commercialization of inventions.

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Startups Failure Case Studies (to learn from)

2:29 am in Entrepreneurship, Failure Case Studies, Starting up by Boudy Nasrala

8 Post Mortems

Great articles about start-ups that failed…for a change.

I hope those posts will help you learn from others mistakes:

Nouncer: “I was going to be Twitter”

Overto: “We lacked marketing skills among other things…”

Dewer: “We forgot the customer!”

NewsTilt: “we helped journalists become entrepreneurs…not”

Kiko: “Too Slow…”

IonLab: “We lacked management skills”

Diffle: “Wasn’t worth it”

SMSNoodle: “we didn’t validate our startup idea”


Stay tuned for more 😉


RE: Failure Stories vs. Success Stories

3:40 am in General by Boudy Nasrala

Following Berytech’s tenants meeting last week, the idea of building case studies of Failure stories instead of the usual success ones has come out once again.

It is though hard to find enough information and articles about failures, but this is one good reference to start building from:

Top 10 Worst Business Deals By Logo

If you have any interesting articles or links about failures, please post them here! Who knows…this post might be the next “success story” 😉