Interviews

Paymob Lets You Go Cashless in Egypt

Cash and informal transactions are still the norm in this part of the world, and Egypt is no different. According to industry reports, cash transactio...

ArabMoji: A New Fun Emoji App for the Middle East

Millions of people around the world have been fascinated with avatars and stickers using them to communicate in texts in the office, in the dating wor...

Mighty Labs Invites Entrepreneurs from MENA Region for its 2016 Cycle

For several years, many entrepreneurs have come through Mighty Labs’ fast-paced accelerator programs and moved on to set up successful businesses in t...

The Interior Design Industry Gets Moodfit’s New Platform

Imagine if you could hire someone to browse your Pinterest boards and translate your pins into a perfectly decorated room or better yet, your dream ho...

Sawab: Collective Quran Reading Service

When Muslims complete the religious duty of fully reading their holy book the Quran, the act is known as the ‘Khatma’ (conclusion). For a devout Musli...

Scarcity fuels Gaza hardware invention boom

Following the successful Bold Knot crowdfunding campaign* in 2015, Gazan entrepreneurs have started pursuing their own hardware startup dreams. Combin...

Wadhefty Helps Job Seekers in MENA

Wadhefty.com is a business platform that is hoping to play a part in solving the problem of youth unemployment in MENA. The startup’s idea came ...

Cura Connects Saudis with Specialists

When Cura cofounder Abdullah Alswaha wanted to see a specialist about an ear infection, he found out first hand how difficult it was to book a doctor’...

Krimston ‘Kickstarts’ its dual-SIM iPhone adapter

In April 2012, Lebanese entrepreneur Fouad Fattal went on a five-day business trip to the United States, during which he checked his email a few times...

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