THE SECOND VENTURE
On that day, he hired Elie Masboungi who was working as a writer at ‘Le Soir’ a nightly newspaper. He then hired Vartkess and Elie Rizk who would comprise the art department and Fouad Joujou for the media department. Next, he visited all his clients and informed them of what had happened.
“Ironically, eight months later, Amine Kassouf filed for bankruptcy and closed his agency called Republic. He later created a second agency called PROGRESS and went out of business, again, less than a year later. Upon hearing the news, I called and said, listen, if you need money, I am more than willing, but you have to come to me to collect. He January 2017