The Mushtic team was inspired to develop biodegradable packaging after witnessing the garbage crisis, Beayno said.
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The Mushtic team from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik won the 2019 Hult Prize Lebanon semifinals over the weekend, earning them a spot at the Hult Prize Global Accelerator program in London this summer.Six startups were short-listed to pitch live at the 2019 Hult Prize Lebanon semifinals gala the same evening, organized through a multiyear strategic partnership with the Central Bank and BLOM Bank.The Mushtic team was inspired to develop biodegradable packaging after witnessing the garbage crisis in Lebanon, CEO and co-founder Rayanne Beayno, an agro-food engineering specialist, told The Daily Star moments after winning the semifinals.Changemaker's co-founder and Hult Prize COO Karim Samra told The Daily Star why he believed the young entrepreneurs from tiny Lebanon had enormous potential.
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