Maroun N. Chammas is the Chairman and CEO of Berytech and a successful Lebanese entrepreneur with activities ranging from Oil and Gas to Telecom and F&B, as well as Technology and Innovation.
He entered the world of entrepreneurship when he was only 12. His entrepreneurial drive led him and his brother to become pioneers in Lebanon’s digital frontier, by establishing the first internet access company in 1995.
Through his role in Berytech, he plays an active and key role in shaping the ecosystem of Lebanon that nurtures and supports Lebanese innovation, venture capital, and entrepreneurship.
In this episode of the BerytechBeat, Maroun N. Chammas shares his entrepreneurial journey with intimate stories of his childhood, bringing the internet to Lebanon, and guiding Berytech’s mission in the last 20 years. Maroun shares his investment tips, his views on startup success rates, and finding inner peace.
About the Podcast
The BerytechBeat podcast interviews Lebanon’s most inspiring founders, operators, investors, and innovators. They share their stories of entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, management, and fundraising. They also dive into their personal journeys of growth, setbacks, failures, and learnings. Berytech has catalyzed the creation of the Lebanese entrepreneurial ecosystem since its launch in 2002, and in the last 20 years has supported 5000+ entrepreneurs including 1700+ startups and SMEs to start, grow and scale. Show host, Maya Rahal, is Berytech’s Director of Communication and has spent 12+ years supporting and enabling entrepreneurs in Lebanon.