Wamda's original podcast initiatives.
As the UAE went into a strict lockdown in 2020, those offering mobility solutions suffered immensely, among them car-leasing app, Invygo....
Almost a third of all the entreprenuers in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) are Jordanian, despite the country accounting for just 3...
Most organisations around the world want to create “impact”, but what does this impact look like and what is the best way to...
There has been a sudden spike in investment heading towards Pakistani startups, with Middle East investors leading a significant chunk of...
Mental health has long been a taboo subject in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, but attitudes are changing. Wamda recently...
Deepfake technology has rapidly developed over the past few years and while many will have experienced it through fun apps designed to edit...
It took Nader Sabry 139 attempts before he launched a prayer mat designed to alleviate pain using NASA technology. Once the prototype was...
What started out as a lip-syncing and dancing platform has, in the space of just two years, become the fastest growing app in the world....
When the pandemic first began to take hold, the development of a vaccination against the coronavirus wasn’t just a way to prevent its...
Dubai Future Foundation
The school dropout who becomes a successful entrepreneur seems like a typical Silicon Valley success story, but where the likes of Bill...
Disaster for many evokes a sense of fear and danger and a desire to seek out safety and stability. But there are those who manage to seek...
The travel sector was the worst-hit during the lockdown and it will likely take years before numbers reach pre-Covid levels. Yet...
Earlier this year Wamda published a report on the state of pre-seed startups in the Middle East and North Africa. What emerged from our...
Mudassir Sheikha and Magnus Olsson founded Careem in 2012 initially as a transportation service for the corporate world. It soon became the...
At the start of this year, Wamda launched the second cohort of its fellowship programme, Wamda X. The 13 startups selected embarked on a...
Jones the Grocer is one of the UAE's longest standing restaurants, but few are aware of the legal and financial difficulties faced by...
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