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Palestinian pride is providing the fuel for...
Work Factory hosted the West Bank's most recent Startup Grind.
(Images via Work Factory)
You can read Wamda's definitive guide to...
A freelancing workshop in Gaza, run by UAE-based outsourcing website Nabbesh. (Images via Nabbesh)
Outsourcing is a new trend on the rise...
The development of the Arabic dialect search engine was a team
effort. (Images via Curras).
Every day millions of Arab speakers use social...
Ayman Arandi and his partners launched Iris Solutions with $15,000 of their own capital in the West Bank in 2012, with a plan to provide...
Maysa's sister Assel inspects their products. (Images via
When you talk about what inspired Maysa Alshaer to
create Loz, a...
Three startups prevailed as champions of
the Get in The Ring
challenge, held for the first time in Ramallah on
Soft began in the late 1980s with a piece of
paper, a pencil, and a vision to create accounting software that is
Unemployed youth in the Gaza Strip and the West
Bank can now find virtual freelance work more easily, following the
launch of an...
While waiting at a vaccination center in Jerusalem,
Hafeth Zughayer noticed parents coming in and arguing with the
nurses after learning...
It was clear at Startup Grind Ramallah on
Thursday that teams matter less in comparison with the actual
product or service they’re s...
There has been a lot of hype recently surrounding
startups from Palestine, but they aren’t working in a vacuum.
There’s a thriving eco...
It may be hard to believe, but now is the
perfect time to start a business in Palestine.
“There wasn’t enough [funding] in the pipeline bef...
Palestine has joined Game Zanga’s 72-hour design
competition as game developers converged on Ramallah over the
weekend to try and beat the c...
FastForward Accelerator is now accepting applications for the fifth round of its acceleration program. The application deadline is August...
When Mohammed Amleh left a well paid job in the loyalty card business, in San Francisco, to return to Palestine to launch a startup, people...
So many places to visit, so much to see. (Image via
Batuta, a Ramallah-based Arabic travel research website has
secured a $2.5...
The world is your oyster. (Image via Yamsafer)
Ramallah-based hotel booking platform servicing the Arab region,
A nifty charger that won't weigh you down. (Images via BOLD Gadget)
As technology still lags behind the growing demand for longer...
ElMuda's founders Ruba Abdulhadi (left) and Badea
High fashion is big business in the Middle East. In fact, the
Arab region is one...
You might remember the
story of Palestinian Asma Jaber and her fiancé Sami Jitan who
launched PIVOT, an
interactive app that stores ...
Jacob Korenblum, CEO of Palestinian startup Souktel, says there is a a huge potential in Egypt for audio mobile services and low-data...
According to the
Broadband Commission for Digital Development more than
half of the world’s population will have access to the
Despite Israel’s destroying several billion dollars worth of property, businesses, and homes, displacing 500,000 people, and killing 2,200 ...