Cairo-based Accelerator Flat6 Labs launches with 5 Startups

The latest trend in entrepreneurship funding and education is the accelerator (see YCombinator, TechStars, and Excelerate Labs). Just read about a new accelerator in Egypt. From […]

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Mile High Skyscraper Planned for Saudi Arabia

While turmoil rages throughout the Middle East and commodities prices stay high, news out of Saudi Arabia includes plans for a 1 mile high skyscraper. Laurie […]

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Arabic Knowledge@Wharton on Events in MENA

Interesting insights from Arabic Knowledge@Wharton in analyzing recent events in Libya, Egypt, and Bahrain. From the article: The violence waged by security forces against protestors in […]

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How Wired is the Middle East / North Africa

Interesting graphic from CNN on internet users, Facebook penetration, and mobile phone usage in the Middle East and North Africa. While much has been discussed regarding […]

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