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Starting a Business
The brain-child of Ritesh Tilani and Alper Celen, joi is a web and mobile gifting platform offering a variety of more than 1,000 refined selections.
Kitchen Nation was launched as a platform to cultivate ideas and talent through its services and support system, with the aim being to stand out among the world's culinary incubators in its mission to enable homegrown concepts.
As a platform that addresses the business-to-business buying and selling of merchandise across Africa, Morocco-born WaystoCap is aiming to solve the fragmented situation in a market that is still in the process of going digital.
Daria Solovieva, founder of ella Middle East, discusses improving the MENA media landscape and cultivating an audience for the female-focused publication.
Looking at the many hats Dr. Al Gurg wears, it is quite apparent that this accomplished lady practices what she preaches. While Dr. Al Gurg spearheads the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group as its Managing Director, she also acts as the President of DBWC, besides other roles.
Driven to alter the perception of Arabs in the West, especially with the current state of discourse worldwide, the duo set out to create Halla Walla to depict expressions and emotions in colloquial conversations representative of the region.
Loyyal is leveraging blockchain and smart contract technology to create a solution for loyalty programs.
Founders Katharine Budd and Ian Dillon launched NOW Money to provide expat workers who don't have access to banking and remittance services with direct access to a current account, debit card and remittance from their proprietary app and service center.
News and Trends
With a lot of players involved, we might finally be closer to self-driving cars, flying cars, and more soon.
From education, to jewelry and even 3D printed offices, 3D printing has placed its footing in various industries.
Pure Harvest founder and CEO Sky Kurtz and his team are aiming to bring the hydroponic farming model to the Middle East, starting with the UAE.
Finding a particular detail in your notes after a long brainstorming session is often like trying to find a needle in a haystack- and yet, such notes are essential in one's ability to deliver on the important action points from a meeting.
More than ever, quality in the service industry is essential, and the UAE-based mrUsta, an online marketplace for consumers to find and book service providers founded in 2013, has strived to accomplish this- and now, investors have taken notice.
Founder Nawaf Felemban says the Arabic website aims to "empower Arabs to be narrators of their own stories by publishing compelling content that readers will want to share."
Founded by Geet Bhalla and Digvijay Pratap in 2014, HolidayME.com is available in both English and Arabic and offers customized travel services and curated itineraries for holidays, hotels, flights and activities, integrated with customer reviews from TripAdvisor.