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Toufik Lerari is one of those Algerian entrepreneurs who are
changing the way foreigners and Algerians alike see the
Last year, a diverse crowd of 30 Africans and Europeans embarked
unusual adventure: they hopped a bus leaving from...
Walking through the doors of Tunisia’s Elgazala Technopark
on Monday October 13th, there was one thing I couldn’t
help but not...
The name Yassine El Kachchani
should sound familiar to Wamda’s readers. He's one of the earliest
Moroccan entrepreneurs, and his first v...
Ecommerce in the Arab world is in a particularly fascinating and
exciting phase. Everybody knows it’s bound to boom,
and wants to be a...
After Damascus, Beirut, and Algiers, OuiShare, the open global community of sharing economy passionates, is heading to Casablanca. For its ...
IPO fixed everyone’s attention firmly on e-commerce in
fast-growing markets, and especially on marketplaces, like eBa...
Over two days last week, Tunisian IT and engineering students,
investors, developers and software designers, and representatives
Morocco has been attracting increased foreign investment
recently, thanks to its
reassuring macroeconomic status and an economy that is...
The Diamond Challenge is a real world business concept competition that will provide high school students with an outstanding opportunity...
When we hear about Rocket Internet, it’s usually related to
massive fundraising, aggressive strategies, and management style
(check out o...
OuiShare is organizing the first get-together for people interested in collaborative consumption, makers, fablabs, crowdfunding,...
As Tunisia begins to overturn years of economic inefficiencies,
stagnant creativity, and systemic corruption, entrepreneurship has
Café Carrefour Tunisia is a series of meetings that gather founders of innovative projects, local collectivities, investors and companies a...
When I shared my plans of heading to Algeria to meet startups on
Twitter I received puzzled responses, like one man who couldn’t
Social entrepreneurship in Morocco is as trendy in certain circles as it is unknown to the vast majority of people. Despite this...
Who better than entrepreneurs to solve Tunisia’s most pressing
social, economic and environmental challenges and contribute to t...
“When I was young I was fascinated by superheroes. They not only
have extraordinary powers but there is always a strong morale… a
sense of ...
When Youssef Hassar got married last year, there was only
one problem: he and his wife couldn’t agree on the wedding list.
His wife w...
Would you be ready to carpool? Lend your house
or your hammer to someone you don’t know? Give a few hours of your
time to teach someone? C...