Announcing the launch of two new content series on Wamda:
Startup News Ticker
This week, we decided to bring a new twist to the platform: the Startup news ticker. We get a lot of announcement and news releases that are time-sensitive and deserve to be shared with our readers, and will be publishing them in the ticker. Got news to share with us? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no reason to believe that women can't be great mothers and inspiring entrepreneurs all while juggling the different responsibilities that come along. In this new series, Managing Editor Maya Rahal will be sharing her take on the matter.
- 23 August - Active Citizens Program in Cairo
- 25 August - Oasis500 Bootcamp Beirut
- 25 August - Young Creative Entrepreneur Awards in Lebanon
- 29 August - Startup Weekend Sulaimani
- 31 August - Call for projects for the Commercialization Tour 2013
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Supporters crowdfund a reward for the Palestinian developer who hacked Facebook
This week, the world discovered Khalil Shreateh, a white hat hacker from Palestine who, when his bug reports were repeatedly ignored by Facebook, decided to tell Mark Zuckerberg about it himself. Find out why the online community launched a crowdfunding campaign for him.
What's the biggest career mistake you would gladly make again? 11 leading entrepreneurs tell us.
Throughout your entrepreneurial journey, you've probably made a some interesting mistakes that ended up being valuable lessons. In this post, 11 leading entrepreneurs share their most valuable mistakes.
5 ways Bitcoin could become the currency of choice in emerging markets
At the recent Bitcoin London conference, Portuguese startup Lamassu made an interesting dent. With their ATM-style device accepting cash in exchange for Bitcoin, they're helping bypass the difficulties of Bitcoin purchase. So what could make Bitcoin a favorite in emerging markets?
ShopGo makes it easier for any e-commerce company to manage logistics with Aramex
Aramex Suite is a brand new module released by ShopGo, allowing e-commere stores to easily plug into and use many of Aramex's services. Here's what it can do for you.
Three years ago, Dina About El Soud founded Dina's Hostel, an authentic Egyptian style hostel with a friendly, cultural ambiance. Today, it is the 'Best Hostel in Egypt'. Find out why.
There is no shortage of articles listing things to do to make sure your startup is on its way to success. What about what should you absolutely avoid? Bader Young Entrepreneurs Program Managing Editor Fadi Bizri weighs in.
Google vs. Facebook: How do they compare? [Infographic]
It is fair to say that Google and Facebook are two of Silicon Valley's most popular giants. So how do they compare in terms of revenue, market value, and more?
7 lessons I learned during my journey as an 'Entrepreneur Wannabe'
Kamel El Asmar is the man behind 'Nakhweh', a social startup venture aiming at connecting volunteers and organizations - the first in the Arab world. So why does he consider himself an entrepreneur wannabe? Find out in this post, and what he learned so far.
Why we left Dubai: a Bahraini startup's challenges
To some, the city of Dubai is the place for startups looking to grow and scale. However, moving to Dubai is not just a question of finding a proper place to rent. Read Bahraini startup Exa.io's story.