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Egyptian food-ordering website Otlob has been snapped up by Rocket Internet, but at an almost firesale price.
The acquisition by...
At the start of October news broke on social
media websites that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
applications such as Skype, WhatsApp...
Azza Faiad’s passion for science started in a taxi
ride late in 2010, a ride which sparked a potentially multibillion
dollar idea to create ...
A year ago the Misr El
Kheir foundation launched GESR, an
Egyptian incubator for social entrepreneurship, with the...
Egypt has made headlines lately for attracting a
series of high-level venture investments from foreign players, but
local investors are...
Yaoota cofounders Sherif ElRakabawy and Mohamed Ewis (Image via Rachel Williamson)
Egyptian startup Yaoota has landed a $2.7 million...
Egypt’s health sector is in dire need of an overhaul, but it has yet to attract much attention from the country’s tech...
Do you know just how many of MENA’s startups come from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the UAE?
Do you know how many men have founded...
Jerash, Jordan: more than 60 percent of MENA's startup support
institutions are based in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the UAE.
Egyptian entrepreneurs are finally beginning to attract foreign investors, with jobs site Wuzzuf the latest to close a major Series A...
A spate of high-profile deaths in Egypt from medical
highlighted the need for better all-round medical care in...
Dopay, one of the early startups to get involved in Egypt's financial technology sector, is hoping to build a web of clients among the...
E-waste is a mushrooming scourge of the technology revolution with up to 50 million tons of electronic rubbish generated annually -...
Startups offering biogas or waste treatment solutions are slowly gearing up in the Middle East, but only Taqa Solutions had a reality...
Egypt’s media has dramatically shifted since the
January 25 revolution four years ago.
Citizen journalists spread through the
streets and l...
Teaching science to children can be a very challenging job. Not only do you need their full attention, but lessons need to be fun in order...
of attendees with Egypt’s former minister of communications and
information technology, Atef Helmy. (Image via
Amidst the f...
The Terminator would be one lonely android in MENA.
Few industries in the region use advanced robotics in their processes and artificial...
Egyptian start-up 'LocName' did not emerge from
Cairo’s bustling streets, but in the Spanish city of
Two years ago, young E...
KarmSolar is stepping into Egypt’s challenging grid-connected electricity market after signing a 27-year deal with Egypt’s...
Nahdet El Mahrousa (NM) is launching its 8th round of incubation for aspiring entrepreneurs entitled “Khaleeha Suessi”. This...
Attracting good staff is the MENA-based
entrepreneur’s constant lament, yet Egyptian Rania Abdallah says
there are ways to solve this d...
Egyptian social startup Banana Kingdom could be leaving its sleepy Nile-side home for a faster pace of life in Silicon Valley, after...
During the recording one of the first episodes of Zee3
An Egyptian online talent show is plucking
undiscovered entertainers from...