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Dr Ross Curran is an assistant professor at Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University Dubai
Digital transformation will reach...
When in February 2022 the war in Ukraine broke out, its impact on the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) at the time remained unclear, but...
After two years of ongoing uncertainty, the investor hesitancy that defined the beginning of the pandemic has dissipated entirely, as...
Last year we outlined several trends we expected would take place in 2020 – rise in foodtech, growth of e-commerce and the year that...
With each passing year, the Middle East and North Africa’s (Mena) entrepreneurship ecosystem develops and cements itself as a core...
Ecommerce revenues in Saudi Arabia are staggeringly poor compared to countries where the sector is more established.
In 2016, ecommerce...
Yesterday, Aileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures took an honest look at
it takes to build a billion dollar company in Silicon...
AppAnnie, the app metric tracker, has released
market index to reveal how mobile app sales are
recent discussion between Vivek Wadwha,
Vice President of Innovation and Research at Singularity
University, and Dick Costolo, CEO of...
Twitter’s IPO, which it announced last week, is one of the most
hotly anticipated IPOs since Facebook. After announcing via tweet
This piece was originally published on the Huffington Post.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) should take advantage of its...
You saw the news yesterday: smartphones are
outselling feature phones globally.
As of Q2 2013, smartphone sales now account for...
After over three years of traversing the Middle East, interviewing over 150 investors, entrepreneurs, and startup leaders, D.C.-based...
Since the days of the clunky first Motorola DynaTAC handheld phone released in 1983, cellphone sales have progressively exploded across ...
Arabnet’s first Digital Summit in Dubai brought together the startup
community and the digital media and marketing industries to hash
Globally, digitization is accelerating economic growth and facilitating job creation, providing a $193 billion boost to world...
Booz & Company
“Even though we have a mobile penetration rate of 109% in the Middle East, I still see room for growth,” says Amr Shady, the founder of TA ...
This article is adapted from the original version which was
published on the Harvard Business Review blog on March...