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Nearly 100 people gathered for Palestine’s first tourism industry-led hackathon in Bethlehem on September 22. The three day event...
In a jam-packed hall at Box inc. in the heart of Silicon Valley, Gaza Sky Geeks hosted a startup event atypical of Bay Area...
Lady Problems Hackathon Series are challenging developers (both men and women) to create solutions addressing issues female...
With school summer vacations coming to an end, August witnessed a peak in the number of events targeting children in the Gaza...
Paypal, despite its own corporate values of inclusion and equality, is discriminating against Palestinians.
A few months ago Paypal CEO...
It took five years for a small team of professional coders in Gaza to launch their own ecommerce solution Loqta, after noticing how much...
Following the successful Bold Knot crowdfunding campaign* in 2015, Gazan entrepreneurs have started pursuing their own hardware...
The Ibtikar Fund's management team, investors and startups.
(Image via Christina Ghanim)
Palestinian pride is providing the fuel for...
The AngelHack Gaza competition produced some interesting ideas.
(Images via Gaza Sky Geeks)
Coding is increasingly becoming a...
Work Factory hosted the West Bank's most recent Startup Grind.
(Images via Work Factory)
You can read Wamda's definitive guide to...
A freelancing workshop in Gaza, run by UAE-based outsourcing website Nabbesh. (Images via Nabbesh)
Outsourcing is a new trend on the rise...
The development of the Arabic dialect search engine was a team
effort. (Images via Curras).
Every day millions of Arab speakers use social...
AngelHack’s 9th Global Hackathon Series is coming to Gaza on May 6-7, 2016. The event will take place at the new Gaza Sky Geeks acc...
exoskeleton prototype is being tested in the lab. (Images via AZR
Three Birzeit University students
in the West Bank have b...
Ayman Arandi and his partners launched Iris Solutions with $15,000 of their own capital in the West Bank in 2012, with a plan to provide...
Colors, lights, music - the specialized environments of Iris
Solutions' sensory rooms helps rehabilitate people who live with
Three startups prevailed as champions of
the Get in The Ring
challenge, held for the first time in Ramallah on
Maysa's sister Assel inspects their products. (Images via
When you talk about what inspired Maysa Alshaer to
create Loz, a...
First place and a ticket to Switzerland: meet the Mashvisor
team. (Images via Arabreneur)
has been selected as a national winner...
Soft began in the late 1980s with a piece of
paper, a pencil, and a vision to create accounting software that is
Unemployed youth in the Gaza Strip and the West
Bank can now find virtual freelance work more easily, following the
launch of an...
While waiting at a vaccination center in Jerusalem,
Hafeth Zughayer noticed parents coming in and arguing with the
nurses after learning...
Despite difficulties, Dave McClure, right, managed to get to
Gaza for its second Startup Grind event, and it was a success.
(Image via Ain...
It was clear at Startup Grind Ramallah on
Thursday that teams matter less in comparison with the actual
product or service they’re s...