Category: Bloom Blog

  • How To Turn Your Passion Into A Career

    How To Turn Your Passion Into A Career

    I stumbled upon this amazing TED Talk by Noeline Kirabo, part of TEDWomen 2019, and I’m still thinking about it today… so I decided to write a blog post about it!  She is an inspiration, and has turned her life around the way we always dreamed we would. Plus, she tell us how. Below is […]

  • Up Close and Personal with some of our LGA Teams

    Up Close and Personal with some of our LGA Teams

    We wanted to share more about the exceptional companies who are participating in our LGA Program, so we decided to send them a series of short questions to get their two cents about some aspects of life. It’s time to get up close and personal with our teams! If you’re not familiar with them, click […]

  • Access To New Markets with Fady Aziz and Maurice Mattar

    Access To New Markets with Fady Aziz and Maurice Mattar

    For the latest webinar from our Lebanon Growth Accelerator’s Speaker Series, we were joined by The Good Thymes’ Fady Aziz, and Feel 22’s Maurice Mattar, to talk about expanding out of Lebanon, common mistakes (more like learnings), and ways to brave the storm that is 2020-2021. Fady Aziz is the founder of The Good Thymes, […]

  • The Bloom Community’s Mental Health Boosting Tips

    The Bloom Community’s Mental Health Boosting Tips

    Hello amazing Bloom family member (yes, you!) 🌻 We asked you on our stories about your mental health regimen, and what’s helping you deal with the current situation. Let’s face it, this year wasn’t the easiest, but the only thing getting us through is each other, and realizing we have the strength in us to make […]

  • Meet Our Final 10 Accelerator Teams!

    Meet Our Final 10 Accelerator Teams!

    We’re more than excited to introduce the 10 amazing teams that made it past the Sprint phase into the LGA accelerator!We will help them grow their business through a four-month program driven by our project-based learning methodology and world-class support. Networking, mentorship, funds, and access to our Bloom platform are on the menu!  Before we […]

  • Let’s talk about Sprints!

    Let’s talk about Sprints!

    Here’s everything you need to know about the Lebanon Growth Accelerator sprint phase; and by everything, we mean everything! A sprint, by definition, is a short program that helps people accomplish substantially more during that time than they would be able to otherwise, lasting anywhere between 3-10 days, though they can be as short as […]

  • How to Keep Your Business Relevant Despite Market Disruptions

    How to Keep Your Business Relevant Despite Market Disruptions

    A Discussion with Omar Itani and Elie Nasr. Business owners are coming to terms with the reality that business will be anything but normal over the coming months as the impact of multiple crises continues to escalate. ⁠⁠How can we not just survive this tumultuous time in Lebanon and the world, but also help everybody […]

  • Ecosystem Opportunities, March 2021

    Ecosystem Opportunities, March 2021

    You may be feeling confused at this time, unsure of what to do next, if you should go left or right, say yes or no. But despite everything, you all have a spark of genius, and within you the ability and power to create worlds in the midst of chaos. This is why we wanted to […]

  • Hiring & Recruiting in Times of Instability with Wissam Youssef

    Hiring & Recruiting in Times of Instability with Wissam Youssef

    2020 has been a testing year, to say the least, for Lebanese businesses and entrepreneurs. Each passing day was more and more challenging with additional hardships coming along the way. I decided to host and facilitate a Q&A session with CME co-founder Wissam Youssef, part of LGA’s open house events, and part of a series […]

  • The Power of Character Strengths with Bilal Ghalib

    The Power of Character Strengths with Bilal Ghalib

    Take the character strengths assessment here. One fundamental belief I have is in the goodness of people. Why then are there so many broken systems and challenges due to human behavior? I believe a part of the answer comes from a lack of understanding of our values and a process of living them “out loud”. […]