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MAGNiTT Report: State of MENA Startups 2016

One year since their launch, MAGNiTT are proud to release statistics on the#STATEOFMENASTARTUPS through an informative infographic. About MAGNiTT: MAGNiTT is an online platform to help the MENA ecosystem connect. It is aimed towards entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem supporters and service providers….

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Young Entrepreneurs Series: Chat With Ismail Rachdaoui

In this new series, we will be highlighting various young entrepreneurs from the Arab World who are passionate about technology and making a difference. We caught up with Ismail Rachdaoui, a young Moroccan entrepreneur, change maker and Tech enthusiast to discuss nextwi, a startup…

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10 Amazing Businesses Launched While Their Founders Were At University

Facebook, Snapchat, Google… what do these amazing companies have in common? they were all started by University students! Taking the entrepreneurial route and starting a business is a great way for students to earn an income as well as gaining…

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VUL9 Security Solutions: Cybersecurity Online Courses Guide for Startups

Cybersecurity is no joke, especially for new startups who can’t afford building a vulnerable digital infrastructure that lets hackers access user data, financial information or IP. Below is a list of online courses on cybersecurity that every startup founder ought…

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Young Entrepreneurs Series: Chat With Khalid Machchate

In this new series, we will be highlighting various young entrepreneurs from the Arab World who are passionate about technology and making a difference. We caught up with Khalid Machchate, a young Moroccan entrepreneur, changemaker, Science-Technology-Art enthusiast and big time curious during…

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VUL9 Security Solutions: UAE’s Newest Cybersecurity Provider Warns of Weak Cyber Defences in the GCC

The recent Qatar National Bank data leak came as a reminder to companies and governments alike in the GCC that cybersecurity is no joke (Check if you have been affected by the leak here). Whether it is financial institutions, digital…

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The Top 5 Traits Of The Best Startups In The Middle East

At the Seedstars World Finals in Switzerland earlier this month, there were two startups from the Middle East among the 12 finalists, and many more among the 50+ startups from around the world. Omniup Ads from Morocco and Yaqut from…

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Seedstars: Forget Aid and Volunteering, Here are the Businesses that Drive Real Impact

Have you ever been in the same place with the 60 best startups from emerging markets? No? Put away your TV, your apps, and let me invite you to a snapshot of innovation around the world. There’s the 13-year old…

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Serena Guen: The Mark Zuckerberg of Publishing

Traveling around the world might sound like a fun experience, yet reality does not always meet our expectations. Truth is, people often feel lost after arriving in a new city. What to do? Where to go? And what to see?…

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Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress: The Go To Event For All Things Digital

The flagship event Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress is back again this year with an exciting lineup of panels, sessions and a new MENA Start-ups contest that is sure to leave the audience begging for more! Let’s improve the standards…

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UAE Entrepreneurship Guide: The Accelerators & Incubators Every Startup Should Know About

With an entrepreneurial and startup ecosystem booming around the UAE, resources for entrepreneurs are growing at an even greater pace. For brave souls willing to take on the world and transform their idea into an actual business, going through an accelerator…

Developers and Designers: Let’s Give a Toast to Entrepreneurship!

Global Startup Battle is going on all over the world, with startup enthusiasts, developers, and designers fighting for the realization of ideas like never before. Of course, Dubai is having it’s fair share, too. ​ The theme “Your City. Your…

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Arabian Business StartUp Awards 2015: Meet the UAE’s Finest Entrepreneurs

As the importance of entrepreneurship continues to grow across the region, Arabian Business StartUp once again celebrates the success of those who have stood out from the crowd. The 2015 edition of the awards will recognise the people, businesses and organizations that…

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Make It Rain: 8 CEOs Who Became Filthy Rich Before Age 30 (Infographic)

They’re creative, restless, risk lovers and entrepreneurs at heart. They put everything on the line, they sacrifice weekends for work, laziness for hustle, dreams for actions, and like most stories with a happy ending, they ended up making hella money!…

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LaunchScale: A Snapshot of The Startup Scene in San Francisco

According to Angel List, there are over 11000 startups in San Francisco. That is as much as the startups in Oceania, Africa, and South America combined. In one city. So, what a better way to experience the vibe than attend one…

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The 11 Youngest Billionaire Entrepreneurs We Should All Know (Infographic)

Kids these days! While it took you ages before even making your first million dollar as a businessman, nowadays millennials are making a killing with billion dollar startups popping everywhere. From Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg presiding over a $250 Billion tech giant to…

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Team First, Ego Last: Why Leaving Your Ego At The Door Is The Ultimate Mantra For Successful Startups

Think of the most successful entrepreneurs and the attributes they exemplify: innovation, vision, creative genius, perseverance — and ego. People who don’t believe in their ability to create the new and different won’t get very far. And certainly, there are…

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Peter Thiel: Luck Is Just an Excuse For Not Working Hard Enough (Video)

Peter Thiel is no stranger to success. His rise from zero to $2.2 Billion hero is an inspiration to every hustler and entrepreneur out there. From co-founding Paypal and acting as its CEO to founding Palantir of which he is…

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Finally Have Your Own Paparazzi Drone With The New Lily Camera

We all dream of becoming the centre of attention, the talk of the hour, the guy or girl everyone wants to take a selfie with… The pinnacle of success is having paparazzi running after you to take a picture, a glimpse…

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Warren Buffett Is Now Endorsing The Hottest Startup On The Planet

Warren Buffett just dropped his annual Saturday morning knowledge in the form of an annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. And he’s also giving major love to one of the hottest startups in the world: Airbnb. For an investor who has…