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MENA

Common Challenges MENA Entrepreneurs Face When Starting Online Ventures

The Middle East and North Africa regions are home to a rising tech startup scene. Those regions do not have…
MENA

Top 5 Resources for CompTIA Certification Exams

As the MENA startup ecosystem continues to grow, the demand for good talent grows as well. As stated in a…
MENA

Could Cryptocurrency Offer Start-up Opportunities in the Middle East?

Cryptocurrency was arguably the main investment success story of 2017, as the likes of bitcoin, ripple and more gained a…
UAE

UAE Expats Call for a Boycott of the Banks: They Charge Too Much to Transfer Money

One of the biggest bugbears with banks and international money transfers is cost. Banks unfairly enjoy ranking status among unsuspecting…
Egypt, Cross-border

Big News on RiseUp Summit 2017 Day One!

 About RiseUp Summit 2017: RiseUp was founded in 2013 in Egypt and quickly became a grassroots movement that spread across…
Kuwait, MENA

Ajar Online, a Fintech Startup Based in Kuwait

Paying the rent is not something to be excited about. It takes time and can cause you a headache. But…
UAE

What Role Does the Forex Market Play in the UAE’s Economy?

Babe.comThe forex market (or foreign exchange) remains the single largest entity of its type, with an estimated £5 trillion traded…
UAE

Is Dubai Capable to accommodate the targeted expat crowd for Expo 2020?

Dubai World Expo 2020 will mark the first large-scale international event to take place in the Middle East. And as…
Palestine

Talleh, A Palestinian Initiative Aiming to Enhance Cultural Growth

For those living in the diaspora, they couldn’t wait for relatives to visit and bring gifts from Palestine! Asmahan Ilian,…
Palestine

Darzah, Celebrating the Art of Tatreez and Women’s Empowerment in Palestine.

Darzah is not like other shoes and accessories projects. This special project is a non-profit, ethical fashion brand specializing in Palestinian “tatreez” embroidery, a…
Cross-border

Everything You Need to Know As A Beginner Freelancer

Do you hate office work and staying in one place all day, working? Freelance is the solution. Life of a freelancer…
Egypt, MENA

Startup Scene ME, a Platform Dedicated to Uncovering the Middle East’s Entrepreneurs

Stories of the Middle East’s fiercest entrepreneurs are growing into a massive forest with Start Scene ME. It’s a  platform dedicated…
Cross-border

Flying Coala Will Be Happy to Serve You Making Knots and Dreams

Dimitra Koliofoti, a very talented Greek woman, has been working on her project called Flying Coala Crafts for about a year…
Palestine

Elekbas, A Person in Need Will Find a Way.

They always say “necessity is the mother of invention.” Arwa Al-Khawaja, a 33 year old Palestinian woman, is a founder of…
Turkey

Sultan Ahmad Square, A Place Full of Culture and History

You can’t go to Istanbul without visiting Sultan Ahmad Square. This archaeological and tourist area is characterized by mosques, churches, restaurants, gardens,…
Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Palestine, Syria, Libya, Cross-border, MENA

Hijab is Power, MuslimGirl’s 100 Years of Hijab

“Hijab is much more than a fad”. This is how MuslimGirl.com starts their description of their video. Their main goal…
Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, UAE

5 Inspirational MENA Social Media Influencers Pt. 1

Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Snapchat. MENA youths use these social media platforms as a way to express themselves, to break the…
Palestine

Ibtikar Fund Closes New Investment Round for $10.45 Million!

Ibtikar Fund (“Innovation” in Arabic), a Palestinian early stage venture capital, increases its capital by USD 2.5 million, to USD 10.45 million.…
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