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Pamella de Leon

Pamella de Leon

Startup Section Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Fintech At The Forefront: PayFort Announces New MENA Accelerator

At Wamda's 2016 Mix N' Mentor event in Cairo in March, online gateway PayFort announced the launch of its regional fintech accelerator Fintech Factory.
Money

Sesame Workshop Launches Venture Capital Fund

Staying true to its founding roots of educating children, Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization that brought Sesame Street to the screens, has introduced Sesame Ventures, a venture capital arm that will invest in startups geared towards children's educative products and services.
Startups

Kuwaiti 'Treps Graduate From MTB Startup School In Silicon Valley

In early February, 16 entrepreneurs graduated from MTB Startup School 2016, an acceleration program from the partnerships between Mind the Bridge (MTB), its MENA partner Kuwait's Brilliant Lab, Kuwait's Ministry of State for Youth Affairs, Zain Group, IE Business School, Al Hamra Kuwait, and Gatehouse Capital.
Entrepreneurs

Serial Entrepreneur Raed Dabbous Goes From Launching F&B Enterprises To Bicycle Studios

Perhaps you already know of his hospitality ventures, but now Raed Dabbous has another enterprise up his sleeve: Bespoke Ride, a bicycle studio and endurance center.
Money

ChefXChange Gears Up To Close A US$2 Million Round

A year after raising US$500,000 in its seed round with angel investors and individual investors, ChefXChange, an online platform to search and hire chefs locally for private or corporate events, is back raising $2 million for its Series A round.
Startups

"Do You Want Some Space?" Startup Boxit Offers Up Solutions For Your Storage Needs

Boxit can't provide the emotional space the title might suggest, but the company can, however, connect people seeking extra storage space with credible logistic companies with just the click of a button.
Young Entrepreneur

Start 'Em Young: Jordan-Based Teen 'Treps Launch Accesories Line

While they may be only 16 years of age, IB students Zaid Amer Rahhal and Mazen Rid Hashem are no strangers to the entrepreneurial itch.
Startup Financing

The Luxury Closet Is Dressed To Impress With US$1 Million Raise From Wamda Capital

Mobility and convenience is a strong factor in the luxury online market, and The Luxury Closet, an e-commerce marketplace for authentic high-end pre-owned items at discounted price, is banking on this trend.
Startups

Road Warrior: UAE Startup Teach Me Now Wins Hong Kong Pitching Contest

Teach Me Now founder Thea Myhrvold talks about Infiniti Middle East's first speed pitching session and establishing her educational tech platform.
film industry

Straight Outta MENA: Oscar Nominated Arab Film Theeb Could Make History

If Theeb wins at this year's Oscars, it will be the first Arab film to be awarded an Academy Award.
Social Entrepreneurs

Five Minutes With Entrepreneur Christine Souffrant, Founder And CEO, Vendedy

The founder and CEO says that the core motivation behind her startup, which connects street sellers with consumers, was to try and meet the challenge of creating a stable consumer base for those forced to turn to touristic, traffic-heavy streets to sell their wares in cities around the world that are rife with economic challenges.
Startup Financing

MENA Art Platform Artscoops Gets Funded Through Equity Crowdinvesting On Eureeca

Instead of going for the usual funding routes taken by startups in the Middle East region, Artscoops chose another option to grow its business: crowdinvesting.
Startups

Heavenly Hampers For Your Professional Gift List

Corporate gifting this holiday season? We suggest supporting local entrepreneurs by sending over a lux gourmet basket guaranteed to please your professional associates.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Pillar Omar Christidis On What To Expect At ArabNet Riyadh 2015

ArabNet CEO and founder, Omar Christidis on the KSA entrepreneurial ecosystem and what's ahead of the ArabNet Riyadh 2015.
Entrepreneurs

Five Minutes With Entrepreneur Vera Futorjanski, Co-Founder, Vaniday

Vaniday founder and Managing Director Vera Futorjanski says that while there's an on-demand booking app for "virtually every kind of product or service," there was a gap in the market when it came to discovering and booking beauty and wellness services- which is now filled by her app.