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Talent remains one of the biggest challenges facing startups in the Middle East. Good talent is difficult to find and can be very costly....
Dubai’s tech startup hub AstroLabs, officially opened its second coworking space in the Emirate yesterday, more than doubling its...
As Arabnet CEO Omar Christidis took his last strides on the Arabnet Digital Summit stage in Dubai and shared some telling numbers, the...
Serving the underserved was very much the theme last week as two startups providing services to migrant workers in the UAE took the top...
This is an edited crosspost from Knowledge@Wharton.
Muhammed Mekki is well equipped for his mission to promote a robust startup culture...
Dubai-based incubator In5 is finally putting the finishing touches to its media-focused hub.
First announced in November 2015 they...
Be it money, equity, consultation, incubation or simply a platform to fine-tune the elevator pitch, startup competitions have manufactured...
This piece has been updated from its original publishing date on July 2013.
Without external support, building a successful startup can...
The Mosaikx team with their giant cheque. (Image via Future
A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
Challenge Cup winners together. (Image via Shaffi
Two minutes. That’s all the time 25 teams at the
1776 Challenge Cup
had to c...
Johannes Comeau Milke with workshop attendees. (Image via Better today)
Having planted the initial seeds of design thinking at...
A patent. ‘Have you got one?’
It’s a question that one startup tells Wamda is asked a lot, too much in fact. So, are...
AstroLabs audience during the launch. (Images via AstroLabs)
over a year since AstroLabs first announced they
Bern Shen at Flat6Labs mentoring a startup team working on
Investor Bern Shen is optimistic about the MENA
500 Startups is organizing a pitching workshop hosted by AstroLabs in partnership with Nestle and TOP. The event allows entrepreneurs and...
Ahead of its official
opening of the Google Tech Hub Space, AstroLabs Dubai has launched a
temporary coworking space in the city with 30...
The Dubai-based entrepreneurship
platform Astrolabs is set to launch
one of its latest components, the Astrolabs
Academy, which will...
At San Francisco’s TechCrunch
Disrupt conference this week, the entrepreneurship
platform AstroLabs announced their
After their first Scaling Online Startups
workshop in Dubai this past May, and subsequent workshops in
Riyadh and Beirut,...
New platform Astrolabs isn’t just another mentorship network.
Sprung from the minds of ex-Namshi founders Louis Lebbos and
Muhammed Mekki, ...
This article is a crosspost with Astrolabs.
This note is meant to outline the danger of penny auction sites and prevent a potentially...