Entrepreneur insights – Smart Talk with Maroun N. Chammas

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Published on Jul 12, 2018


30 minutes of entrepreneur insights. This week, Maroun Chammas, “CEO of Berytech, Chairman and CEO of IDM, Vice Chairman of MEDCO”.

00:0002:41 Maroun Chammas: An Introduction

02:414:11 Managing Different Businesses: Mindset & Skills

4:117:23 Fiber Optics, Infrastructure and Time to Deploy in Lebanon

7:239:11 Challenges to overcome for Fiber Optics deployment

9:1112:10 Parliament candidates & Vision on Entrepreneurship & Technology

12:1014:50 Oil & Gas Industry in Lebanon

14:5016:48 Hub of Technologies around Oil and Gas in Lebanon: A possibility?

16:4819:37 Reasons behind Failure to Advance in New areas of Expertise

19:3723:20 Universities, Research Development and New Technologies

23:2026:49 Initiative by Berytech & USJ: New Technologies for Pharmaceutical Sector


Episode 2 –

00: 00 – 05:32 Overview on Berytech’s structure & development

05: 32 – 06:23 Berytech in one sentence

06:2308:20 Berytech Fund as a cornerstone in the ecosystem

08:2010:56 Berytech Fund: Portfolio, Exists & Lessons learned

10:5611:27 Positioning the Lebanese Ecosystem worldwide

11:2716:40 Venture Capital Funds: Data & Portfolio management

16:4018:37 Central Bank Regulations & 331 Money

18:3722:50 Funds: Risks & Fund managers

22:5026:58 Changes to be done: time, accuracy & support

26:5828:10 Advice for Entrepreneurs

28:1031:05 Ecosystem & Government: Ministry of Innovation & Entrepreneurship


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