Entrepreneurship

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.…
Cross-border

Paper Airplanes Delivers Education to Syrian Refugees

Although Syrian refugees struggle to receive an education, not all hope is lost! Paper Airplanes, an online tutoring program dedicated to…
Cross-border

Coding Hope

How do you solve a problem? You study it, plan a solution accordingly and communicate it with the relevant parties.…
Cross-border, MENA

The Boom of E-commerce in the Middle-East

The MENA region has been known to be of slower growth in regard to its online market activity in comparison…
MENA

Mashvisor: First Palestinian Startup Accepted to 500 Startups in Silicon Valley

If you’re familiar with names in the Tech world, then you’re definitely familiar with Silicon Valley, the magical land that…
UAE

Save the Date: Trending5000 Hosting Event This Friday, November 25th!

Trending5000, an online marketing platform that connects and supports startups and small businesses in the Middle East, is organizing an amazing event! This Friday,…
Tunisia

Tunisian Breaths Life Back into Handmade Glass

Today’s industrial overproduction has overthrown traditional crafts. Despite this, the more industrial our world becomes, the more making things purely by…
Egypt

Egyptian Female Entrepreneur Meets President Barak Obama

Starting a business, let alone an international business, from scratch is never an easy thing to accomplish, but with determination…
Syria

Two Syrians Made It to JCI 2016 Winners List

For more than 100 years JCI, Junior Chamber International, has been honoring young people who are dedicated to creating change within…
Tunisia

Tunisian Brothers Export Lightweight Planes Around the World

Tunisia might not be the first thing that jumps to mind when we think about aircraft manufacturing countries. But believe…
Cross-border

Mighty Labs Helps Bring MENA Entrepreneurs’ Ideas to Life

In the last few years, the phenomenal entrepreneurship space in the MENA region has attracted many world class investors. And…
Egypt

RiseUp Explore Kicks Off in Berlin with 8 Egyptian Startups

With the struggling economy of the MENA region, many entrepreneurs in the area wrestle their way to bring their ideas to…
Lebanon

Lebanese Entrepreneur Brings Tasty Mediterranean Cuisine to the US

We can all agree that it’s challenging enough to start one’s own business let alone expand it around the world.…
Palestine

From Unemployed Palestinian Psychology Graduate to owner of Asal Bakery

A university diploma, rising unemployment rates, and a brewing idea for an independent project: these are the ingredients Zainab Karmi,…
Egypt

Egyptian Start-up Instabug Raises $1.7 million in Seed Round

A startup founded by two Egyptian graduates during the turmoil of the Egyptian revolution, would not normally provoke thoughts of…
Palestine

Palestine’s First Ever Mobile Food Van called The Food Train

In Ramallah’s busy streets, workers and children stare in awe as they approach the colorful van. It’s called The Food Train and…
Palestine

Ibtikar Fund Announces its First Investments in Eight Palestinian Startups During its Official Launch

Today Ibtikar Fund announces its first investments in eight Palestinian startups during its official launch ceremony in Ramallah, Palestine. Ibtikar Fund is a disruptive fund…
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