From the World Bank blog: Building skills for more technology entrepreneurship in Lebanon

This post was originally published to the World Bank's Arab Voices MENA Blog.

The World Bank collaborated with local Lebanese technology communities to host Open Innovation Week in Beirut at the end of February, bringing speakers from prominent US-based institutions, such as Google, Stanford University, and the Massachusetts International Technology (MIT) for “tinkering with a purpose”. That purpose was to harness the power of open source tools to fix problems and build up their technology and entrepreneurship skills. The event was part of the Mobile Internet Ecosystem Project (MIEP) launched by the World Bank and Lebanese government to invigorate Lebanese entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic competitiveness.

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