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SQWIRL LAB IS
LEBANON’S FIRST-EVER
START-UP STUDIO

We continuously generate start-up ideas and put them to the test using our mighty army of in-house resources, then gauge their performance and turn the best ones into independent businesses. We’re unleashing the limitless potential of Lebanon’s age-old entrepreneurial spirit, restoring this vivacious Mediterranean melting pot to its rightful place as an innovation capital straddling worlds Eastern and Western; ancient and modern.

A CONTINUOUS
CYCLE OF CREATION

We at Sqwirl Lab are helpless start-up addicts. Whether we use ideas generated internally or proposed by external partners, we turn concepts into reality overnight using our complete spectrum of in-house capabilities, from fundraising and app development to strategy and design to marketing and HR stuff. We’re different than an incubator or accelerator: we don’t just help start-ups; we found them ourselves, handling most or all of the management and operations, building them up and scaling them, then launching the best ones as independent businesses.

Start-up ideas are adopted;
whether generated in-house or
picked from our pool of external
proposals

Resources are assigned
to each idea;
tailored to its specific
needs

Experimentation
begins; testing and
initiating the embryonic
business

An ongoing validation
process occurs, gauging
the start-up’s viability
over several weeks

Finally, we take a decision about
the business’ future (grow
further, spin-off, terminate, etc.)


Our philosophy, in summary, is: Build; Measure; Learn.

By repeating this cycle continuously, Sqwirl Lab creates and runs a select number of start-ups in parallel; pooling operational resources and expenses while diversifying our equity portfolio in the process.

Got the next brilliant idea, but need help making it happen?


OUR
START-UPS

A digital marketplace that connects shippers to trucking companies.

Service and design Thinking, Ui Design, & Coding.

Collaboration platform for teams.

Leveraging untapped computing power.

2018

HAULO
Feb-2018
Haulo completes 250 container deliveries.

Eurekeum
Jan-2018
Inception of Eurekeum.

2017

Codenut
Dec-2017
Codenut signs its first project.

Codenut
Nov-2017
Inception of Codenut.

HAULO
Nov-2017
HAULO completes 100 container deliveries.

HAULO
Oct-2017
Launch of HAULO to the public.

Circle
Oct-2017
First Message sent on Circle.

Circle
Aug-2017
Inception of Circle.

Socialang
May-2017
Inception of Socialang.

HAULO
Apr-2017
Inception of HAULO.

Sqwirl becomes Sqwirl Lab
Mar-2017
$4 Million Series A fund to start the studio model.

2016

Sqwirl
Dec-2016
Completion of 5,000 deliveries.

Sqwirl
May-2016
Launch of Sqwirl App (On Demand Delivery Service).

Sqwirl
Apr-2016
Sqwirl App joins Speed accelerator program.

2015

Sqwirl
Oct-2015
Inception of Sqwirl App.


OUR
FUND

The Sqwirl Lab fund provides our start-up with seed stage financing to cover the initial outlays incurred during product genesis, like software development and R&D.

Once the start-up is off the ground and showing growth potential, we’re also able to provide a follow on investment to scale operations and further optimize the product, in partnership with Leap Ventures, a Beirut-based venture capital firm specializing in growth-stage technology start-ups.

We are also interested in co-creating ideas that are proposed to the Lab. If you need capital to support your vision, tell us why we should fund it.


THE
LABORATORIANS

Restless innovators with proven start-up track records and
eclectic, wide-ranging experience from Europe to the Gulf.

Karl Abouzeid

Managing Partner

Ziad Jureidini

Managing Partner

Wissam El Kik

Technical Lead

Georges Rattel

Developer

Mayssa Abinader

Digital Art Director

Mohamad Khattab

Haulo.co

Randa Cherfane

Developer

Qais Aboujaoude

Developer

Rawi Abdul Ghani

Customer Experience Champion – Haulo.co

Nina Az

Animator

Carine Teyrouz

User Interface

Mohammad Alhoussein

Developer

Hassan Assi

Developer

Connor Makhlouta

Developer

David Nassar

Research & Client Service

Jora Garabedian

Finance Controller

Jimmy Demetriou

Codenut

Jad Al Abdallah

Developer

Patrick Aoun

Eurekeum

Hanan Bou Akl

System and design thinking

Ismail kuraydli

Developer

Ameer Faraj

Developer

Think you can help us build tomorrow’s coolest start-ups?


PICASSO
WITHOUT A
PAINTBRUSH?

Come to our studio.

Sqwirl Lab provides entrepreneurs like you the means to turn your start-up vision into reality. Whether you need capital, technical know-how (e.g., programming), design, marketing, R&D, strategy, legal, accounting, or other HR functions – or all of the above – our team of pros can help you fill the gap, leaving you the freedom to dedicate your time and energy to what really matters to you: the product itself.


GOT WHAT IT
TAKES TO BUILD
PHENOMENAL
START-UPS?

Join the laboratorians.

We at Sqwirl lab are building an elite team of entrepreneurs extraordinaire. If you’re an irrepressibly driven visionary with a formidable skillset, a knack for innovation, and a passion for start-ups, get in touch with us