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Before January comes to an
end the Dubai
Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) will be launching the
QBIC, Qatar Business Incubation Center, is organizing its 2nd Demo Day of its “LeanStartup” program, which will be held on December 9th 201...
The trend towards entrepreneurship
is so popular that it is now at a point of influencing economic
policy. Not only is it stimulating the...
From left to right: Moderator and Zain CEO Ahmad Hanandeh,
Alison Kelly, Greg Mitchell, Gavin Goulden, and Rachad
During the MENA ICT Forum
2014, telecom company Zain
Jordan launched its latest initiative to support
entrepreneurship in the...
Lately, we often hear startups from Casablanca to Cairo asking
us how they can get a foothold in Dubai, the market with the
UniVenture's first graduating class
In May 2010, ten Tunisians entrepreneurs created
the Carthage Business Angel
In Tunisia, the revolution
has lead to a real revival of civic engagement. To help this
movement bear fruit and be sustainable, a...
In the wake of three years of
revolutions and political turmoil, many policymakers- both
local and global- have touted...
Update 01/03/2014: This article has been edited to take into
account new informations.
Startup investment in
Tunisia is often...
Welcome to Wamda's weekly startup news ticker, which will offer quick announcements and stories relevant to the region. If you have a quick...
Hanan Solayman contributed reporting to this
Nearly everything Tarek Nasr has been involved in since January 25,
This is the third and final post
in this mini-series about moving your startup to
Dubai. Below, I explore the incubators and accelerators...
This piece is part of a new series on the
challenges of young entrepreneurs who are bootstrapping their
startups. If you know someone who's...
Ready for a new incubator? Dubai-based digital media company
Intigral launched one today,
to support startups building digital products...
As part of their regional
expansion, Oasis500, the region’s biggest
startup accelerator, held its second bootcamp outside A...
Start-Up Chile is once again ready to select, fund and host 100 startups to help them develop their global business ideas through...
In a previous post, I
wrote about the reasons why my startup (fishfishme.com) made the move to
Dubai and how we settled there.
In Palestine, one group of inspired young
entrepreneurs have taken it upon themselves to build a bridge for
startups from Palestine to...
The startup scene in Palestine has been slow to build over the past
few years, led by initiatives like Bazinga