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Last week, Rocket Internet and MTN announced a new partnership making a 300 million euro fund available for startups in the Middle East. Wamda Editor-in-chief Nina goes over what you need to know.
Does Madfoo3at’s deal with the Central Bank of Jordan signal a new startup-friendly era of government?
Online payment platform Madfoo3at has just been awarded a government tender to build, operate, and facilitate Jordan’s online payment gateway, efawater.com. Here’s what this could mean for other startups in the country.
A new Pakistani social coordination app beats Meetup for travellers on the go
Ever had trouble planning a social outing with your friends? This Pakistani app makes social coordination between friends as seamless as tapping on a screen- here’s how.
8 companies from the Arab world join the Endeavor Network
Out of the 20 companies recently accepted into the Endeavor network, 8 are from the Arab world. Here’s a closer look at the newest group of entrepreneurs who will get access to the network’s solid mentors.
Startups at Palestine's first accelerator bet on P2P lending, travel, and therapy to build a regional success
Yousef Ghandour has witnessed the ecosystem blossom in the past few years. Here’s what he tells us about Fast Forward, Palestine’s first accelerator, and the first 3 startups they’ve accepted into their program.
Ignoring video marketing? These 11 stats reveal why you shouldn’t
If you’ve been shunning video marketing at your startup in favor of other, more static or traditional techniques, chances are you may be shooting yourself in the foot. LEBSEO founder and Wamda contributor Wissam Dandan shares 11 stats that may change your mind.
Holiday book list: 20 essential resources for entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs know how to make great use of ‘downtime’- here’s a list of resources to help sharpen your leadership skills and keep you inspired.