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Travel Tech Investors Are Ready For Takeoff - TechCrunch

Travel Tech Investors Are Ready For Takeoff - TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Travel Tech Investors Are Ready For Takeoff
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Healthcare app TraveDoc just announced plans to expand to the Middle East and South Asia to connect travelers to nearby (and English-speaking) physicians.
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Mara Group's Ashish Thakkar On What Investors Get Wrong About Africa - International Business Times

Mara Group's Ashish Thakkar On What Investors Get Wrong About Africa - International Business Times | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
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Mara Group's Ashish Thakkar On What Investors Get Wrong About Africa
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I'm really excited, it's going to be really fun. And the beneficiary on Mara's side is the foundation group.
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Mideast Startup Accelerator Picks First Batch of Entrepreneurs - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Mideast Startup Accelerator Picks First Batch of Entrepreneurs - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Mideast Startup Accelerator Picks First Batch of Entrepreneurs
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A new startup accelerator program in the Middle East has picked its first batch of entrepreneurs that will receive an injection of cash and mentorship.
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Private equity firm explains why it is backing the East African growth story

Private equity firm explains why it is backing the East African growth story | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
"The macro story in East Africa echoes that of Africa, and that makes it a relatively more attractive region.”
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Rocket Internet Drives Carmudi to the UAE - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Rocket Internet Drives Carmudi to the UAE - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Rocket Internet Drives Carmudi to the UAE Wall Street Journal (blog) What's more, it also set up a partnership in December with South African telco MTN to create Middle East Internet Holding, or MEIH, a joint venture investment business with equity...
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For Egypt's Startups, Unstable Government Is the Least of Their Worries

For Egypt's Startups, Unstable Government Is the Least of Their Worries | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Startups, almost by definition, have to battle long odds to start making money, but Egyptian start ups face a unique set of hurdles on the track to profitability. (For Egypt's Startups, Unstable Government Is the Least of...
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Can Turkey be a startup hub in the region? - Today's Zaman (blog)

Can Turkey be a startup hub in the region? - Today's Zaman (blog) | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
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Private equity investors face unique challenges in sub-Saharan Africa

Private equity investors face unique challenges in sub-Saharan Africa | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
“Every country is different, as are their regulatory and financial landscapes.”
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7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know

7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
These 7 innovations from Africa are not only great technological feats, but they have the potential to improve millions of lives around the globe (7 Innovative Products From Africa You Should Know http://t.co/1R4OBdaZTy...
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Advice from South Africa’s R90 Billion Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur.co.za

Advice from South Africa’s R90 Billion Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur.co.za | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Advice from South Africa’s R90 Billion Entrepreneur - http://t.co/QOWb5RNqOV
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Five trends that will impact your sub-Saharan African business in 2014

Five trends that will impact your sub-Saharan African business in 2014 | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Sub-Saharan Africa will remain on a positive growth trajectory, attracting companies from across the world.
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Tips for addressing Africa’s diversity

Tips for addressing Africa’s diversity | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
The size, diversity, complexity and volatility of Africa raise challenging organisational questions for companies.
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Egypt's BasharSoft joins 500 Startups | AIM Group

BasharSoft, the online recruitment technology company, became the first Egyptian start-up to join Silicon Valley's 500 Startups seed fund and accelerator program. 500 Startups is considered by many to be one of the top three ...
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Egyptian startup Asly fights counterfeit vaccines to save lives and money - Wamda

Egyptian startup Asly fights counterfeit vaccines to save lives and money - Wamda | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Wamda Egyptian startup Asly fights counterfeit vaccines to save lives and money Wamda Years later, still reeling from the loss, he and his partners Mohamed Hal and Mohamed Al Mughni, launched Asly from Egypt in an attempt to ameliorate this...
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Born In The Egyptian Revolution, CloudPress Gets Acqui-hired By News Corp | TechCrunch

Born In The Egyptian Revolution, CloudPress Gets Acqui-hired By News Corp | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
CloudPress is a year-old startup which has emerged from the chaos of the Egyptian revolution, only to be acquired by one of the world's biggest media..
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Egyptian startup Funwave bets on social gaming - Wamda

Egyptian startup Funwave bets on social gaming - Wamda | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
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Egyptian startup Funwave bets on social gaming
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“We believe that social gaming is the future of electronic games.
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The engaged economy: Are you really ‘connected’ to your customers in Africa?

The engaged economy: Are you really ‘connected’ to your customers in Africa? | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
"It’s not about the platform but about how you use the platform that matters."
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5 African Tech Startups to Watch - Inc.com

5 African Tech Startups to Watch - Inc.com | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
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5 African Tech Startups to Watch
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... a mobile software company based in Ghana, received funding from Intel Capital in December.
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Funding a Startup is Getting Easier in the Middle East - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Funding a Startup is Getting Easier in the Middle East - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Funding a Startup is Getting Easier in the Middle East Wall Street Journal (blog) The Middle East is awash with positive sentiment around startups, and a regular flow of accelerators, incubators and venture capital funds have been launching in...
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This guy is trying to change the publishing business in the Arab World. Read ... - Your Middle East

This guy is trying to change the publishing business in the Arab World. Read ... - Your Middle East | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
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Swedish investors have eye on Africa’s ICT industry

Swedish investors have eye on Africa’s ICT industry | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Tech giant Ericsson is seeing “phenomenal potential” in sub-Saharan Africa.
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With $8M In Fresh Funding, Ezetap Is More Than Just A Square For Emerging ... - TechCrunch

With $8M In Fresh Funding, Ezetap Is More Than Just A Square For Emerging ... - TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
With $8M In Fresh Funding, Ezetap Is More Than Just A Square For Emerging ...
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The startup is aiming to have over 100,000 such devices installed across Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East in a year.
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Mobile app generator wins the day at Startup Weekend Amman - Wamda

Mobile app generator wins the day at Startup Weekend Amman - Wamda | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
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Mobile app generator wins the day at Startup Weekend Amman
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... phone data through an online network, allowing them to make calls or restore information without physically possessing their phone.
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Ugandan startup making it simpler for African migrants to send money home

Ugandan startup making it simpler for African migrants to send money home | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
Remit aims to bring down the cost of mobile money transfers, as well as making the process more convenient.
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Young Ugandan creates business management app for SMEs

Young Ugandan creates business management app for SMEs | Entrepreneurship in MEA | Scoop.it
"When you are selling to consumers they don’t care what technology you use, they only care about what they can do with it.”
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