Wamda's features, opinions, and podcasts
“We don’t need Uber or Careem, the yellow cab is the boss,” chanted yellow cab drivers protesting outside Jordan’s...
The world of entrepreneurship news is a complex one, with people ever ready to give their two cents on how you should be running your...
Careem’s flexibility in dealing with governments may give it the edge it needs over Uber and upstarts such as Egypt’s...
Egyptian ride hailing startup Ousta has raised a $1.25 million investment, five months after its launch.
The bridge round was funded by...
[Update July 27: five months after launching Ousta is negotiating a $5.6 million investment round.]
Ride hailing app...
Innovation and regulation can often have a paradoxical relationship. Modern tech history has consistently highlighted the tug of war...
A sudden surge in higher prices for Uber and Careem has taken
Egyptians by suprise. (Image via Careem)
The Egyptian honeymoon may be over...
A visual reprensentation of the concept that could transform
the Middle East and North Africa. (Image via
Valentine’s Day can be stressful.
Those behind new startup Elves have decided to team up with Uber to help clients who forgot...
Genie of Arabia
Visitors to Lahore from the Islamabad incubator i2i test out
the Savaree service. (Images via Savaree)
Madeeha Hassan, founder of...
Getting to know you. Mix N' Mentor Beirut kicks off. (Images Wamda with Sam Fakhoury)
Not too far from the location of recent...
Should we expect a taxi drivers strike soon? (Image via Ahmed
In a press release sent this morning,
they’d like to “...
Just four to six Uber cars were available in downtown Casablanca
This article was updated July 22 to...
Uber and ArabNet are launching UberPITCH, a competition where entrepreneurs have 15 minute online pitch sessions for the chance to...