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My initial reaction to Uber’s $3.5 billion round was: great!
It is easy to frown upon the deal and question why the...
Space is a frontier that's fast becoming accessible to
everyone. (Image via Timez5)
The space economy is poised for explosive growth...
Angel investors are in short supply in MENA. How do we 'grow'
more? (Image via LabsofLatvia)
There is no longer a question as to whether...
To most entrepreneurs, the road from launch to market-fit is tough.
It is filled with bottlenecks and rejections, ranging from "who...
Tunisian entrepreneurs need to step up and lead the charge.
(Image via Wikimedia Commons)
After working with entrepreneurs while...
Watching an ecosystem grow. (Image via Miami
In much of the world, being a technology startup
is a very ‘cool’ pursuit.
A visual reprensentation of the concept that could transform
the Middle East and North Africa. (Image via
It's no secret that Pakistan’s startup scene is heating up, but the rise of a new middle class and the fruits of a heavy security...
in the wild in the 1970s and reintroduced in the 1980s, the Arabian
Oryx may be the animal closest to a unicorn. (Image...
Driven by mobile penetration rates and user growth, online
marketplaces present tantalizing oportunities for investors. (Image
Startups might be more than beautiful glimmers of hope. (Images via Jonas Feller)
The Arab world is leaping ahead.
fear greatness, if you don't want to spend your life living among
potholes! (Image via outofedenministries.com)
'Fear of Failure'...
The path to the MENA market is difficult but not impossible.
(Image via constructionweekonline)
Entrepreneurship is not for everyone,...
This is an edited crosspost with
What a year it’s been for ecommerce in the
Launches of dozens of new startups; the ...
A new start for Moroccan startups. (Image via Travelling Book
Governments all around the world want to build
MENA meets Stockholm at #sthlmtech. (Images
via Aurore Belfrage)
When talking to investors, corporates and media
in the west about...
I was asked to give a commencement speech at Hamad bin Khalifa University in Doha on May 1. Below is an edited version of what I said.