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Adam Jabeur, cofounder of Vakay. (Images via Christine
“It started as a joke,” explains Adam Jabeur when we meet in Le
Lac, a Tunis ...
ElMuda's founders Ruba Abdulhadi (left) and Badea
High fashion is big business in the Middle East. In fact, the
Arab region is one...
Emirati entrepreneur Fatma Almulla has developed her own unique
style in the world of design and creativity and crowned it by
Arab designers got talent, and now it’s time for the whole world
A few entrepreneurs have taken it upon themselves to bring t...
“There’s a story behind the clothes we wear. Do you know what
the story is about? More often than not, it’s about modern day
fashion supply chain
The world is increasingly recognizing the tremendous potential of the global Islamic economy — one that encompasses diverse sectors i...
I first met Wafa Obaidat at a TEDxYouth event in Bahrain. I was
floored by how — at 23 years old — Obaidat was running operations
for her S...
“Anyone can design,” says Reem Buqais during an interview after the 2nd Annual Leading Women in Business Forum at The Capital Club Bahra...
Krikor Jabotian thinks it started with Halle Berry.
Before the beauty won her Best Actress Oscar in 2002, the
Lebanese fashion industry...
The tech startup boom and seemingly overnight successes like
Facebook and Instagram have mistakenly led many to believe that
After several years of working in the media
production business on daily, weekly and monthly periodicals, Awi,
a publication company based...
On January 20, 2013, Shelter Dubai will be hosting their second “New Entrepreneur Roundtable” focused on creative entrepreneurs working in t...
Wamli, a funky new e-commerce platform for geeks
and those looking for an unorthodox shopping experience, launched
today in Dubai.
Throughout your entrepreneurial journey, you will often be reminded of why connections and mentorship are important. Support is equally as...
This is the fifth installment of a series on Wamda featuring companies in emerging markets around the world.
Iasacorp International, f...
Aureos Case Studies
Fashion entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing segments
in the world of startups. The clothing industry is estimated to
If you were part of Mix N' Mentor Amman or Beirut last week, you know that the events hosted a number of enriching conversations between...
Alexis Maybank, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of the Gilt Groupe, discusses expansion into emerging markets such as the Arab World...
Harun Güner and Berk Alevi of Butigo, a Turkish women’s high heel company, discuss the creation of their own unique brand of high heel sh...
If you thought MarkaVIP and Sukar were the only
major flash sales site in the region, think again- others are
cropping up to carve out...
Beirut-based venture capital firm MEVP (Middle East Venture Partners) is on fire. After announcing 5 investments in March, they have ...
Food & Beverage
This week we highlight 10 startups that parents (and their
children) will love. From education to clothing, social communities