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Aerial view of Silicon Valley (Source: Wired.com)
The article is a crosspost with Nuwait.
I often get the chance to sit on the...
The winners of the Kuwait Global Technopreneurship
Challenge. (Image via Ana Tadic)
The big questions were being asked at the
Video has Arabic subtitles.
This article is a crosspost with Nuwait.
In a country that’s considered one of the...
This article is a crosspot with Nuwait.
Are there any original ideas? Is imitating another
idea a good thing? Does copying ideas encourage...
Ed Roberto at the Great Wall of China. (Image via
With more than 30 years of experience as a startup
founder, cofounder, angel...
If there’s just one word to describe Mix N’ Mentor - Nuwait Edition, it would be “hunger.” Hunger for mentorship,...
MASHUP MENA, now in its 2nd year, is an annual event that brings together an elite group of innovators, marketers and visionaries to one...
This article was originally published on Nuwait.
One of the core issues Kuwait is facing at the moment is the need to find more private ...
Mix N’ Mentor is a community event that brings together entrepreneurs with industry experts, investors and mentors to discuss specific c...
The atmosphere at
Startup Weekend Kuwait was filled with
enthusiasm as 22 groups pitched their ideas.
"It was an exhausting and...
During the Facebook workshop at Beirut's Mix N'Mentor in September 2015. (Image via Sam Fakhoury)
Mix N’ Mentor is finally heading to...
Kuwait city, 5:30 am. (Images via Reine Farhat)
When my plane landed in Kuwait on Monday last week, I knew it was going to be a great...
The State of Kuwait is aiming to develop the entrepreneurial spirit among Kuwaitis, help the country take a major stride in efforts to...
The 8th annual MIT Enterprise Forum of the Pan
Arab region witnessed a record number of
participants on Sunday April 19, with more...
Last time we checked with Arzan Venture Capital, Kuwait’s newest Series A fund, Managing Partner Hassan Zainal told Wamda that Arzan...
For decades now, self-storage in America has been big business.
Fuelled by that all-American accumulative consumerist instinct, by
On March 18th, 2015, Sirdab Lab will host the the first Co-Founder Speed Dating & Pitching event in Kuwait, where participants will be ...
Startup Grind, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs....
This piece was originally published on February 15th, 2015
When 33-year-old Kuwaiti entrepreneur Abdulaziz Al Loughani
Arzan Financial Group (AFG), one of the oldest
and largest publicly listed investment firms in Kuwait, announced
this week its investment...
Social networking is seen in many schools and
colleges as a distraction best avoided for students aiming for the
top grades. But for Bader...
Kuwait’s startup ecosystem, which is showing more signs of
vibrancy than ever before, hosted “by far” its highest profile
guest last week, a...
Kuwait’s nascent startup ecosystem may be getting a serious boost this week, when Mark Solon, the managing partner of global accelerator n...
Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and ...