Tag: Global Startups

November 5 2013

It’s amazing to see several angel networks from different Arab countries come together to create one bigger community for all. Imagine that you as an entrepreneur can connect to members of all angel investment networks in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi[…]

August 20 2013

قرأت منذ مدة كتاب مهم جدا يشرح بالتفصيل عالم الاستثمار في الشركات الناشئة وشروط المستثمرين وكيفية التواصل معهم، ولعلمي أن معظمنا يفضل المشاهدة على القراءة أردت أن أساهم في اثراء المحتوى العربي واقدم فيديوهات قصيرة تشرح محتويات الكتاب بالعربية مع[…]

July 22 2013

It’s so inspiring to see great entrepreneurs keep pursuing success no matter what! Here they are, in the most competitive tech hub in the whole world, few Arab entrepreneurs succeeding in Silicon Valley! Although Arab investors didn’t believe in their[…]

July 3 2013

If you have a desk or a table and a good internet connection, what else do you need in a coworking space? Think again! It’s more than that! In a startup environment, there is too much uncertainty, too much criticism[…]

June 25 2013

My dear friend, and ex-colleague at N2V, @mrarrabi has published some thoughts on Wamda titled: “Is Venture Capital the right investment model for startups in the Arab world?“. Here is my feedback, hoping to start a constructive conversation about this[…]

June 2 2013

Interviewing such smart and talented entrepreneurs and listening to their stories has been a great learning experience for me. I shall continue doing this inshallah, but now under a new name The show has attracted 1,643 video views so far[…]

December 13 2012

I was one of those naive people who actually pursued an MBA degree to learn how to start a business! But then I realized that it was not the right decision. I mean it helped me in understanding different aspects[…]

December 9 2012

This is an old post that was published on Zawya’s Monthly Newsletter: MENA Private Equity Insight in last October. I just wanted to have it on my blog too. I hope you like it. ——– In a new exponentially growing and[…]

November 1 2012

It has been five months since I started raising the first fund for Sinbad Ventures, and it’s been tough. More details about it can be found in my previous post: “Thoughts About My Fundraising Experience So Far“. Now, after attending[…]

July 2 2012

This is a new post following the “A Week In” series that included: A Week in Silicon Valley, A Week at Harvard University, and A Week in Boulder. This time, the Tech Tourism Week was in what is being promoted[…]

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