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TEDxBeirut - Hala Fadel - God is an entrepreneur

Hala FadelChair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of the pan Arab regionwww.mitarabcompetition.comFacebook: hala fadelTwitter: @halafrangieHala is chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of the Pan-Arab region and has laid the efforts to organize the MIT Arab Business Plan competition, which is now in its fifth year with over 3,000 participants every year from 17 Arab countries. She is also a European Equity Fund Manager at Comgest. The Group has $13bn under management, all run for institutions in Europe and the middle east. Comgest is characterized by a tried and tested management style, focused exclusively on the investment in a limited number of quality growth listed companies. Hala also runs the islamic funds practice within Comgest. Prior to joining Comgest, she was an analyst and associate in mergers and acquisitions at Merrill Lynch in London.Hala has a Bachelor degree from HEC and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. At MIT, she participated in and was among the winners of the MIT $100K Business Plan Competition, following which she started a telecom software company, Booleo, in the Cambridge area, which she eventually sold. She is married and has 3 kids.About TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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