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As almost every country in the Middle East begins to focus on attracting and developing an entrepreneur market, Bahrain is setting itself...
This article is a crosspot with Nuwait.
As Kuwait is welcoming soon one of the top five
accelerators in the world, TechStars, we...
A closing keynote: how does entrepreneurship impact on the economy? Well, it depends who you ask. (Images via Rachel...
Silicon Valley-based venture firm 500 Startups announced this week their $30 million fund for MENA startups.
The fund, aptly...
Join Dave McClure & 500 Startups on December 10 for a "COME ONE, PITCH ALL!" community pitch event hosted by 500 Startups, Microsoft an...
The only way is up for gamers in Jordan. (Image via
Jordanian game publishing platform
a partnership with US...
of the Webrazzi Summit 2015. (Image via
As several hundred innovative minds gathered
over two days to share ideas and...
VC cash is shining on Istanbul's startups. (Image via
has launched a $15 million investment fund...
Startup Istanbul attendees vowing to stay true to
entrepreneurship. (Image via Startup Istanbul)
This year's Startup Istanbul has...
For 10 years Ali Mahmood was obsessed with amateur motorbike and go-kart racing.
He wanted to take his love of the sports to another...
500 Startups is
boosting it’s presence in Turkey.
This week the venture firm and early stage accelerator announced
new venture partner E...
It was clear at Startup Grind Ramallah on
Thursday that teams matter less in comparison with the actual
product or service they’re s...
Even the most amazing of ideas need a little help. (Images via
Wamda with Sam Fakhoury)
During our Mix N’ Mentor
Beirut we gained s...
Getting to know you. Mix N' Mentor Beirut kicks off. (Images Wamda with Sam Fakhoury)
Not too far from the location of recent...
“A startup is a human institution designed to deliver a
new product or service under conditions of extreme uncertainty,” is
how Eric Ries
Dubai-based delivery service Fetchr has successfully closed a Series A funding round worth $11 million.
The not-insignificant sum was...
500 Startups is organizing a pitching workshop hosted by AstroLabs in partnership with Nestle and TOP. The event allows entrepreneurs and...
Earlier this year we published an article about the reasons behind foreign VCs' increase interest in the Middle East.
Though it might seem quiet, some VCs are on the prowl.
Towards the end of 2014 Wamda published an interview with
Lebanese VC Khaled Nasr....
500 Startups, the Silicon Valley accelerator/VC/startup
selected two Jordanian startups as part of its 10th