Startup Prostitution

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Beware of Startup Prostitution 10 warning signs for startup founders Note: This is not a post to glorify prostitution or to criticise the startup industry, but merely a collection of our experiences over the past years as 2 women founders at Winerist in London – Tatiana Livesey & Diana Isac. StartupBritain reports that in 2015, […]

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March 24th, 2016

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Get Arab Youth Into Jobs That You Are Going To Create!

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By:  Loulou Khazen Baz Getting young people into jobs is an economic imperative and most of us in the public or private sectors would like to be part of the solution. A recent World Economic Forum Report, Rethinking Arab Youth Employment, put youth joblessness in the Middle East at 27.2% and 29% in North Africa. […]

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January 18th, 2016

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Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

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By:  Bill Murphy Jr. Want to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids? Mark Zuckerberg’s Dad Says Do These Things Life changes when you have kids. It’s a cliché, but I’ve experienced it myself. You still aspire to great things–but you think more about the life you want for your child(ren), too. One thing I want for my daughter is […]

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January 3rd, 2016

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How to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids

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By Nadia Goodman Tomorrow’s business leaders and start-up founders will be today’s young kids. As a parent, you inspire entrepreneurship by fostering the emotional skills your child will need, such as comfort with risk, effective problem solving, and a positive attitude toward failure. “It’s all about shaping the child’s behaviour,” says Dr. Andrea Vazzana, clinical […]

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December 26th, 2015

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Why Microsoft, Uber And 500 Startups Went To Downtown Cairo

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by:   Elizabeth MacBride (http://www.forbes.com) (for the full article, please see the reference at the end) The size of the event is a testament both to the stature that the idea of entrepreneurship holds in the market, and the promise of MENA’s growth. Despite its reputation for geopolitical turmoil, the market of more than 200 million […]

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December 16th, 2015

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Want to Raise Successful Kids?

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After a decade working with Stanford freshmen, Julie Lythcott-Haims has figured out what’s wrong with America’s kids, and how to fix it. By Bill Murphy Jr. (@BillMurphyJr) If there’s one thing many parents want more than to lead happy, successful lives, it’s to make sure their kids lead happy, successful lives. Now a former dean […]

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December 10th, 2015

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What Investors Look For When Evaluating Your Pitch

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When evaluating a pitch, here is what Fadi Ghandour looks for in your business model. Some of the investors we featured look at early-stage and even ideation, others only consider large-scale models. At the core of the matter is that a pitch is a pitch, and you’ll notice that these investors all mention a few essential points… […]

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December 8th, 2015

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Meet the Authors, Adam & Matthew Toren

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What is it about teaching our children the basic principles of sound money management that seems to tighten the throat and sew the lips of the average parent? Don’t ask brothers Matthew and Adam Toren, they’ve been far too busy bucking the trend. The Toren’s carry their tremendous entrepreneurial spirit like a torch, and are […]

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November 29th, 2015

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What Kind Of Entrepreneur Are You?

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By:   NOOR SHAWWA, Managing Director, Endeavor Gone are the days of the Middle East languishing in its oil-rich status. One look at the UAE’s crane-filled skyline and multicultural melting pot of residents shows the impressive development the country has undergone in the 43 years since its independence. Tourism, trade, finance and construction sectors are booming, […]

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November 26th, 2015

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10 Powerful Lessons From a Young Entrepreneur

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By Peter Economy, The Leadership Guy @bizzwrite   Young entrepreneurs are learning powerful lessons at a very early age, and you can learn (and apply) them too. According to recent studies, the number of people under 35 starting their own businesses has increased by more than 70 percent since 2006. Young people are more entrepreneurial than […]

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November 24th, 2015

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