Tackling Unemployment Through Youth Entrepreneurship

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Young Entrepreneurs tell us that there is nothing more liberating than being your own boss and doing a job you love. It is hard work and a real rollercoaster ride, but if you have the willpower and determination to see things through, it may just be the best decision you ever make. Starting a business […]

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June 11th, 2016

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How to value your startup

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by Johnny Matta, April 7, 2016 (via WAMDA.com)   Startup valuation has a direct impact on the founders’ remaining share in the company after each investment round, and it impacts the monies that the firm’s owners walk away with subsequent to an acquisition. Because the venture’s value also carries a strong weight when negotiating merger […]

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April 8th, 2016

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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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Biometric Tattoos For Medicine And The Military

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by Sarah Buhr (@sarahbuhr) The future of wearables could be inked on your skin. Chaotic Moon, a software design and development firm based in Austin, Texas, is developing a high-tech tattoo made of components and conductive paint to create circuitry to basically turn you into a cyborg…er collect health and other biometric data from your […]

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November 24th, 2015

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Winners of the third Arabian Business StartUp Awards

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The best businesses, individuals and institutions from across the regional start-up ecosystem were honoured on Monday at the third annual Arabian Business StartUp Awards. More than 300 people, including this year’s 70 Arabian Business StartUp Awards finalists, attended a special gala dinner at the Ritz-Carlton DIFC hotel. Each of the 14 categories featured five nominees […]

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November 24th, 2015

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Two tech billionaires interviewed each other

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Two tech billionaires just interviewed each other in my Stanford class — here’s what they said Chris McCann  (reduced version) This class was an interview by LinkedIn cofounder and executive chairman Reid Hoffman of Brian Chesky  —  the founder and CEO of Airbnb. Reid Hoffman: Can you tell the story of Airbnb in the early […]

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November 24th, 2015

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Eager teens enthused by entrepreneurship education

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Jordan is said to experience 330 days of sunshine per year. But all is not sunny for the 30 per cent of Jordanian youth who are unemployed and seeking employment. “Any society is burdened by a generation without hope of stable work. Poor employment in the early stages of a young person’s career can make […]

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9 Eternally Vital Life Skills (That They Don’t Teach You in School)

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Kids in today’s school system are not being prepared well for tomorrow’s world. By: Leo Babauta, High Existence As someone who went from the corporate world and then the government world to the ever-changing online world, I know how the world of yesterday is rapidly becoming irrelevant. I was trained in the newspaper industry, where […]

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November 17th, 2015

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The ‘ease’ of doing business in MENA

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by Lucy Knight, November 15, 2015 Starting a business and running it isn’t easy. It becomes less so when the economy in which you want to start the business isn’t very supportive of your plans. The World Bank has published a report on the best and worst places to do business throughout 189 economies. Doing […]

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November 15th, 2015

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8 MENA startup founders under the age of 20

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8 MENA startup founders under the age of 20 by Samuel Wendel, November 9, 2015 Countries in the Middle East and North Africa currently own a vast reserve of an invaluable resource, one that can spur innovation and help diversify local economies for generations to come. That resource is young entrepreneurs like Amer and Mohamad […]

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November 15th, 2015

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