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JustPark-Careers-Startup

Leading the disruption of a $50 billion global market is London based startup JustPark. Founded back in 2006 they’ve developed an idea and an app that allows people and places to rent out car parking spaces in their driveways, property or businesses. Basically it is the Airbnb of parking and …
Life-at-edreams

  Since being founded in 2000 by Javier Perez-Tenessa eDreams has grown into the largest travel company in Southern Europe, and also one of Europe’s largest and most successful ecommerce businesses. Today the company is present in 44 countries and serves 16 million customers across the globe, with these numbers …
The McGinn Sisters, Founders of Opsh: Grace, Jennie and Sarah

A day in the life: Interview with Jennie McGinn, Founder of Opsh Jennie McGinn is the Founder and CEO of Opsh.com, an Irish tech startup that has developed an exciting and convenient way for women to shop all their favourite brands under one virtual roof.  She runs the company with …
Brendan-Morrissey-Serial-Entrepreneur

Brendan Morrissey is a serial entrepreneur who manages the development and growth of several tech ventures while trotting the globe.  His career journey, which started in the 90s heyday of the American rock ‘n’ roll scene as a guitarist for the band My Little Funhouse, has taken him from concert …
Stefan-van-der-Fluit-Nuklius

After discovering the Nuklius office had relocated from London to Berlin we decided to interview co-founder Stefan van der Fluit remotely. Nuklius is a nifty tool which large organisations can use to maximise their innovation. There are three factors which hinder the corporate innovation process, the first being availability – …
-uxury-Travel-Guide

Since the explosion of the internet in the 90s brick and mortar travel agents have seen a steady demise. Of course this has given rise to a new breed of online travel agents (OTAs), so it’s not like we’ve been left without expert advice. Luxury travel in particular is on …
Robert-Newry-Arctic-Shores-Interview

This afternoon, we visited Robert Newry, Founder and CEO of Arctic Shores, an innovative game-based psychometric assessment startup based in Wework, Spitalfields.   1. What time does your day start? 6.30am – when my alarm goes off.. The first thing I do is put on my glasses, the next thing …
Disruptive-tech

Disruptive technologies are impacting every aspect of daily life, from streaming media services like Netflix to wearable fitness devices such as Nike Fuelbands. Everyday businesses are becoming increasingly convenient, personalised and above all, human. However, we are increasingly realising the ability for new technologies to initiate change and do good. …
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Beirut is developing as a powerhouse for startups in the Middle East. The entrepreneurial culture, an increasing number of incubators and accelerators, access to growth funding and gradually favourable government policy are fuelling the rise of the startup ecosystem. Add in the Lebanon’s Central Bank’s circular 331, which freed up …