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Unemployment rate in Algeria increased to 10.5 percent, reaches almost 27 percent of the youth, and 20 percent of women, according to...
“You need to start by entering your order into the machine,” a waiter explained to Hadj Khelil at a McDonald’s in Paris....
Seedstars World is on a mission to identify the best seed-stage entrepreneurs and provide them with an opportunity to win up to USD 1...
Growing up in France as one of 13 children meant Morrad Irsane’s clothes, shoes, and books, were hand-me-downs.
Irsane has since...
Back in January, Algeria had zero coworking spaces. Today it has two easily accessible spaces, in Algiers, where entrepreneurs can meet,...
Seedstars World is coming back to Algeria! This time bigger, stronger, better.
On October 29, the 12 best startups from Constantine,...
For the few Algerian startups commercializing Internet of Things (IoT) products, starting out was hard.
Just two years ago, the mere...
Is Algeria ready for IoT?
In 2013 Iman Malek was certainly wondering: her company Aquasafe had created Internet-connected tools to allow...
Kaymu leads Algeria’s budding e-commerce sector. (Images via
With its 40 million inhabitants, Algeria’s
untapped digital market is s...
Slimane Kadi turned the desert into a succesfull business.
(Images via Mehdi Bennaceri)
This is a story about entrepreneurship in its
On the 2012 International Day of Pi, four Algerian computer science students launched a geeky science club they wanted to use to change...
Crowded classrooms, teacher strikes -
Algeria's education is not doing well. (Image via McIlwraith
Want a recipe for a perfect...
When Zineb Yacoubi returned to Morocco after
eight years abroad, she was struck by how difficult it was to book
a medical appointment....
In the past few years, I’ve had the chance to
learn about the entrepreneurial ecosystem in more than one country
in the MENA region and E...
Few countries can boast that their number of internet users has
gone from 1.5 million to 15 million in eight years, that they
The story of Algeria’s eighth most visited website
started eight years ago when police showed up to shut down a
suburban street market. F...
The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator Exchange, SEA Xchange, is an intensive one-week learning program of social entrepreneurship that...
Well, it didn’t happen. We didn’t win the World Cup. We didn’t
even make it to the quarter finals. But we did accomplish something