Tag: Silicon Valley

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[…]

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[…]

September 3 2012

We are all familiar with Stanford University (1891) and UC Berkeley (1868), the famous and old Tech universities in Silicon Valley. During the tech bubble, a new comer was founded in 1997, Silicon Valley University. But they are all traditional[…]

January 29 2011

We have witnessed the rapid shift from “Web and Mobile Web Widgets” to “Website Toolbars” then to “Browser Extensions”. But what’s next? Well, it seems that we’re going directly whatever gives more control of web functions and features to End[…]

September 19 2010

Did the “check-in thing” affect your life so far? Or not yet! When they were first presented, location based services didn’t seem to be the next big thing! But now, I think they are.

August 11 2010

There are some great regional and international websites, blogs and podcasts that I consider a must for all entrepreneurs and even VCs. I would like to share a list of those blogs with you and would appreciate[…]

July 11 2007

There are lots of entrepreneurship initiatives in the MENA region that encourage entrepreneurs to start their own technology companies. However, those initiatives have created capital seekers in a region where risk capital investors rarely exist! …..