Companies at Berytech


Speed@BDD is a Beirut-based startup accelerator that invests in top-tier companies in the MENA region, and is tasked with producing the region’s next high-growth businesses.

Speed@BDD is founded by Sami Abou Saab. He has more than 11 years of experience in technology, both in startups and big tech firms. Prior to Speed@BDD, he worked at Skype and Microsoft Corporation in the US, covering strategy, marketing, and channel modelling. In Silicon Valley, Sami started his own company (MobiLock, aimed at creating a hardware device and mobile application that allows you to unlock your home with your smartphone) that was voted as the best startup in the Berkeley MBA program entrepreneurship class.


  • Sami Bou Saab
  • CEO at Speed@BDD.