Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb

Former Columnist & Online Liaison, Entrepreneur Middle East

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"It's Going To Be Much Easier To Be An SME" - Payfort Acquires White Payments

The July acquisition of White Payments by Payfort has all the signs of becoming a huge turning point in the MENA's somewhat blossoming e-commerce industry.

Table For Two? YoTable Wants To Be Saudi Arabia's F&B Booking Platform Of Choice

As the MENA region's F&B industry continues to soar, most entrepreneurs view this as an opportunity to open up their own F&B business. But Reda Islam, Rashed Islam, and Mahmoud Elsaid were inspired to partake in this growth a little differently.

Classified Information: Adham Saleh's EZHeights Aims To Outshine Competitors

If a market or industry has room for improvement, and nobody seems to take notice, then sometimes it's best for an entrepreneur to rise to the occasion and initiate change in that sector.
Business News

Italian Neurosurgeon Talks Of Head Transplant By 2017

Kidney transplants have become routine, and heart transplants are increasing in prevalence with huge success rates. But, there's a whole new school of thought coming our way, and some of it sounds incredible.
Business News

Teaming Up: Uber Covers More Ground In Saudi Arabia

Uber's popularity keeps on growing in the MENA region, with the company now expanding its sharing economy fleet in the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Aramex Teams Up With The Happy Box

This new partnership with Aramex has expanded The Happy Box's reach, making their services available internationally.
Business News

KSA Business Magnate HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Pledges Wealth to Charity

At a press conference at Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), Saudi Arabian business magnate HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal made headlines worldwide after pledging his entire US$32 billion wealth to charity.

State of Payments 2015: E-commerce's Influence In MENA Grows

E-commerce payment services company, PayFort released this year's State of Payments report, highlighting all that you need to know about the region's electronic commerce sales and trends.

Yebab Puts Photos At The Forefront

Things often change unexpectedly- and in this particular startup's case, it changed for the better.
News and Trends

North Korea Defense Minister Reportedly "Executed"

Several South Korean MPs said at a session that North Korean Defense Minister Hyon Yong-chol was executed in late April after falling asleep.
Business News

Qatar Scoops Up London Luxury Hotels

Constellation Hotels, a part of the Qatar Investment Authority, has purchased a 64% stake in the Maybourne Hotel Group that owns Claridge's, The Berkley, and The Connaught.
Business News

UK Lebanon Tech Hub Up And Running

The UK Lebanon Tech Hub was finally unveiled in Lebanon at the Beirut Digital Park, after British Ambassador to Lebanon Thomas Fletcher announced the program at the Banque du Liban Accelerate startup conference back in November 2014.

Doing Digi Right: Hubb Media Gives Brands The Marketing Foundation They Need

Johnstone explains that the startup's goal is to "help brands improve the performance of their digital assets (websites and apps), by harnessing the power of content marketing, social media and user-generated content."
Growth Strategies

Analyzing the Pearl Initiative's Report on Women's Careers in the GCC

Women of the GCC are slowly (but surely) getting the careers they truly deserve, but there is still some way to go.