Weekly Wrap-Up: June 9-13

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Throughout your entrepreneurial journey, you will notice that the strength of your business lies in its people. Your co-founder, partner, colleagues, employees will become a family of their own as you work hard to make everyday count for you startup, as well as for your personal development. What have you implemented to keep on empowering your employees?

You left us so soon! To Karim Jazouani, Champion of Moroccan entrepreneurship

Karim Jazouani Champion of Moroccan EntrepreneurshipThis week found us with a heavy heart here at Wamda, after the loss of one of the Wamda family members and top contributors, Karim Jazouani. In his letter, Wamda CEO Habib Haddad says goodbye to the Champion of Moroccan entrepreneurship

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