Weekly Wrap-Up: March 03-07

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Looking forward to forging new connections at Mix N' Mentor? We're definitely looking forward to connecting with all of you. Check out this week's articles for tips on making contacts, and the top news from the region's Entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Getting Ready to Mix N' Mentor?

10 Tips for Getting the Most out of Mix N' MentorMix N' Mentor is hitting 12 cities this year. Getting ready to join us on one of our tour dates? Check out these 10 tips, pooled from entrepreneurs' experience in our 2012 roadshow, to make sure you make the most out of it.

Wamda for Women Entrepreneurs Roundtable

Wamda for Women Entrepreneurs Announces Roundtable Series, Starting in CairoWe're also very excited to be launcing a series of roundtables in partnership with the MENA Businesswomen's Network, for women entrepreneurs to connect and discuss their successes and challenges. Read more about it in this post and register here

Upcoming Events

Make sure to check wamda.com/events, or follow @WamdaME on Twitter to stay updated about more events! 

Entrepreneur of the Week

Entrepreneur of the Week: Servan Sekim of MediaNova

Our Entrepreneur of the Week is Servan Sekim of MediaNova, one of Turkey's leading digital services companies. Medianova is not Sekim's first successful startup, as he had previously founded a major online flower ordering site. Watch this interview as he reveals what it took to scale Medianova and what role it plays in supporting startups.

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Make Friends, Not Contacts: 5 Tips for Networking

Make Friends Not Contacts: Never Eat AloneAre you good with people? In this piece, Wamda contributor Nafez Dakkak reviews Keith Ferrazzi's book "Never Eat Alone", and lists 5 key takeaways you should keep in mind when trying to network without seeming opportunistic.

Wamda's Mix N' Mentor Launches Fresh Format Across the Arab World: Register Now

Wamda Mix N' Mentor Roadshow TourThis week, we were very excited to announce the cities the 2013 Mix N' Mentor Roadshow will be covering. Make sure to sign up to be reminded about yours! Check out this post for more information on the format. 

Intel Ideathon Camp Helps College Students Innovate Egypt's Future

Intel Ideation Camp Last month, Intel launched its first Ideathon Camp in Egypt, in partnership with the Egptian Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. Find out more about how they're encouraging entrepreneurs and students to develop technical solutions to the challenges the country is facing.

Jordanian Developer Harlem Shakes Your Website

Harlem Shake WamdaWith Harlem Shake taking the online world by storm, Jordanian developer Monir Abu Hilal makes it possible for your website to join in on the fun as well. Check out Wamda doing the Harlem Shake

World Bank Pledges $70 million to Boost Jordan's Entrepreneurs

World Bank Pledges $70 million to Boost Jordan's EntrepreneursThe World Bank has been consistently putting in great efforts to support entrepreneurs, and its latest is a $70 million pledge to boost entrepreneurship in Jordan. Find out the details in this post.

How Does Twitter Affect Journalism?

If you've wondered how the growth of this microblogging site is affecting journalism, read this post by Managing editor Maya as she reviews the latest report on the subject by EUROVISION, published in association with the London School of Economis and Political Science.

Want to Rebuild Dubai? Silicon Valley Developer Launches SimCity-Style Game for the Middle East

Rebuild Dubai with Desert TycoonIf you were to rebuild Dubai, where would you start? Check out Desert Tycoon, a SimCity-like game offering you the chance to rebuild one of the world's hottest cities from scratch. More about the developer behind the game in this post

What Women Want at Work [Infographic]

What Women Want at WorkThis info graphic released recently shows interesting statistics on women's behavior in the work place. What percentage of women think that they can have it all? Find out in this post

How to Manage Your Public Image on Social Media

Public ImageIs it ok to mix your personal life with your business life on Social Media? Check out this post by Wamda contributor Ahmed Gabr for 5 tips on how to manage your public image.

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