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A revolutionary idea is
not enough to ensure the success of a...
Meet Maqtoob's cofounders. (Images via Maqtoob)
For many, promoting a new platform means using
SEO techniques and Facebook ads. Not for...
When Zineb Yacoubi returned to Morocco after
eight years abroad, she was struck by how difficult it was to book
a medical appointment....
Surf tourism has grown in popularity over the years, and Morocco’s little village of Taghazout, north of Agadir, has not escaped...
It may be an ordinary building in the residential neighborhood
of Socrate in Casablanca, but the discrete design doesn’t lie,
It’s not uncommon for one cofounder to leave a company in its
early years. In some cases, the separation goes smoothly, in
others, it k...
Can you name the leading web host or registrar in the Arab world
or Africa? Hamza Aboulfeth, founder of Morocco’s only registrar and
Sawari Ventures partners: Hany Sonbaty, Ahmed Alfi, Wael Amin.
Egyptian venture capital company Sawari Ventures is turning...
Maroc Entrepreneurs launches the 9th edition of its incubation program "Tremplin Maroc" which will be held in France. Tremplin Maroc is a ...
It’s been several years now since Endeavor set foot in the Arab
world, with the goal of identifying – and supporting – companies
When you’re a Maghrebi startup, seed funding is never easy; you have to be ready for a pretty intense period of bootstrapping. We’ve asked a...
It’s been seven years now that Omar Balafrej has been running
Technopark, and over that period, he has seen his share of M...
Like most Maghreb and Middle East countries, Moroccan
entrepreneurs often refuse to collaborate and to share knowledge
with one another....
This year’s Global Innovation through
Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I competition in Marrakech
was a major win for Africa. Among the t...
This year’s the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) took place
in Marrakech under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed
Editor's Note: We’ve said it
before at Wamda: the
Moroccan Center for Innovation doesn’t
have such a good reputation among Moroccan ent...
Future Agro Challenge Competition is a gathering of the agri-business entrepreneurs, business leaders and investors that offers a unique...
Morocco has been attracting increased foreign investment
recently, thanks to its
reassuring macroeconomic status and an economy that is...
Patience and passion can be worth more than fundraising or
aggressive marketing; this is an often-repeated maxim that might
For the second year in a row, we have asked you, our readers, to nominate people who have done the most for the Moroccan startups. We...
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The United Arab Emirates brings to mind opulent luxury: the
In Morocco and Tunisia, daily deals websites have changed the
way people use the internet. There was a before, when online
For a few months now, one question has been on many Moroccans’
lips: is daily deals website MyDeal.ma really “on hold, to rise
from its ash...
Without a doubt, e-commerce in Morocco is experiencing a peak of interest. Over the last seven years, we’ve seen, at my startup...