Entrepreneurial ecosystems

The Changing Face Of Business In The Middle East

A look at the ways in which forward-thinking governments are fostering economic development in the MENA region.

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina

· 5 min read

Taking The Leap: Saudi Arabia's Talent Pool Looks To Opportunities Within The Entrepreneurship Domain

Saudi Arabia's talent pool is waking up to the opportunities presented by the country's entrepreneurial domain.

Megha Merani

· 13 min read

3 Tips to Maximize Your Startup Ecosystem

With work and a collaborative attitude, you can make connections that will last a lifetime.

Zach Ferres

· 5 min read

Driven By Growth: Saudi Arabia Sees A Rise In Support For Startups And Entrepreneurs

From incubators and accelerators, to co-working spaces, education programs and funding, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is seeing a surge in the number of organizations to support entrepreneurs.

Megha Merani

· 12 min read

Why Being Acquired by an Israeli Company Is Good for Business – And How to Make It Work

Israel is a natural expert in R&D, intelligence, and product development, while India thrives in IT and adapting to new technologies

Surajit Basu

· 4 min read

Arabnet Beirut 2019: Highlights From The Tenth Anniversary Of The Landmark Event

"We've been able to create a real impact for the MENA economy, with our alumni -the startups that pitched at Arabnet across the years- collectively employing more than 3,500 today."

Entrepreneur Middle East Staff

· 3 min read

The Next Frontier: The Changing Face Of Entrepreneurship In The Arab World

Insights from the Enterprise Agility Forum 2019 on what's needed to enable more startup success stories to come out of the MENA region.

Megha Merani

· 7 min read

Aiming High: Opportunity Knocks For The MENA Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Entrepreneur Middle East's 2019 Enterprise Agility Forum welcomed Careem co-founder and CXO Magnus Olsson on stage with a standing ovation to deliver the opening keynote.

Megha Merani

· 6 min read

A Promise For The Future: MITEF Pan Arab 12th Arab Startup Competition

A reminder of the impact the entrepreneurial community can (and is having) on the region as a whole.

Aby Sam Thomas

· 11 min read

The Whole World Is Open For Business (And We In The MENA Should Be Right In The Middle Of It)

For us in the Middle East, we need to recognize that we are part of a global entrepreneurial and investing game- some would call it a race. This opportunity is much greater than the MENA alone.

Maan Eshgi

· 7 min read

Careem's Exit Is A Great Moment For MENA VC, But The Ecosystem Still Has Gaps

While we all applaud Careem's recent announcement, I hope that big acquisitions don't distract us from the work that still needs to be done to improve our venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The Success And Multiplier Effects That Careem's Acquisition By Uber Will Have On The Middle East's Startup Ecosystem

This injection of capital, inspiration, and experience into the ecosystem will have a long reaching effect on the region.

Noor Shawwa

· 4 min read