ZOOM IN: LVP x Alsama, Upcycling & Customized Embroidery

LVPx is an upcycling and embroidery service where clients can send their clothes or home-wear and get them uniquely hand-embroidered by female artisans living in Beirut. Clients can customize colors and placements before the items are returned to them beautifully packaged and uniquely revived.  

Read More »

Yala Stop: Convenience, In-store &Online

Yala Stop has recently launched the first version of its online shopping application allowing users to order their groceries on the platform, providing instant delivery or pickup from the 35 different physical stores spread across Lebanon. 

Read More »

ZOOM IN: NanoEbers, Highly Effective Hemostatic Sponges

NanoEbers is an Egyptian startup that has developed highly effective hemostatic sponges that have superior mechanical properties and can absorb up to 60 times their weight of blood and can stop bleeding instantly. Their performance exceeds that of imported hemostatic sponge while NanoEbers is producing the sponges at a low production cost due to lower local manufacturing and a patent-pending manufacturing process.

Read More »

ZOOM IN: SILA, Digitizing The Educational System

Sila is an online platform that gives shy students a comfortable means of participating by allowing them to send their comments on the application, which posts it on the class’s projected presentation. Students can create anonymous discussions for the whole class to see, all while building their courage to speak up. The platform is combining the findings of online learning into the physical classroom for inclusivity for all students.

Read More »

ZOOM IN: OCT Analysis, Automating Patient Assessment Using AI

At OCT Analysis, we’re creating a software that integrates into the OCT machine of the physician and automates patient assessment and evaluation using Artificial Intelligence. We started out with certain eye diseases that we’re digitizing with a goal of creating a holistic and versatile platform that will relieve some of the clinical burden off the doctor.

Read More »

ZOOM IN: La Boutique Sociale, Circular Fashion At Its Best

La Boutique Sociale is a social enterprise working on zero waste in textile by doing upcycling and recycling. They collect unwanted donated clothes and items and sort them into different categories to be reused in different ways: selling pieces in very good condition to vulnerable people at a very low price, while pieces that are in a bad condition are upcycled in their outlets.   

Read More »