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Remember the last time you had a productive stress-free day? Did something you committed to doing a long time ago? I bet you felt fabulous....
Moroccan entrepreneur Rania Belkahia has raised 10 million euros (US$11 million) for ecommerce platform Afrimarket, which targets the...
An American success often hides a diaspora success. In the case of Predictix it goes far beyond that.
Predictix, a US-based retail cloud...
want to help the diaspora help their country of origin. (Image via
Distance can complicate
The Chileans in Beirut. (Image via BDD)
For 17 years Chileans endured a right-wing
military dictatorship that saw more than 3,000 people...
In the framework of the MedGeneration project, funded by the European Union through the ENPI CBC MED programme, ANIMA Investment Network...
Marc Malek, Chairman of the Board of the Lebanese International
Finance Executives (LIFE) network, believes
that the reach, influence, and...
Over the past few months, Oussama Ammar has become one of the
most controversial figure of the French startup scene. A year ago,
When Rand Hindi was included in this year’s MIT
35 Innovators Under 35 list, no one was
surprised. This Lebanese, who moved to France w...
In the early 1980s, at the age of 17, Ramzi Haidamus migrated
from his war-ravaged home of Lebanon, leaving his family behind....
It’s already been seven months since we announced the launch of
crowdfunding campaign. Back then, the Mountain V...
When Ahmad Chatila graduated high school in
Lebanon in the mid-1980s, the country was embroiled in its bloody
civil war. After emigrating...
As part of a new project, Integrating the
Middle East and North Africa (i-MENA) aiming to foster MENA
global integration, the World Bank...
Despite his success, Taoufik El Jamali is largely unknown in
Morocco; too bad, given that his business wins could serve as
Ancient Carthaginians were known to be shrewd traders, skillful
sailors, and bold explorers. They built a powerful commercial
"Dad, the president retweeted my database!"
"Well, it’s great that your boss appreciates your work."
"No Dad, I’m talking about the Pre...
Rise Up Summit (a conference dedicated to innovation and
Egyptian startups), to the
MENA Innovation DemoDay (a series of...
It's a fact, the startup ecosystem is blossoming in the Arab world. How did it happen? Who are the main players? How can the Arab diaspora...