Pamella de Leon

Pamella de Leon

Startup Section Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Speaking In Code: 22 Fintech Ideas Pitched In 36-hour Hackathon

Dubai Internet City's tech incubation hub in5 center, brought together developers, coders and designers for the third edition of Decode Dubai.
Startups

Offline To Online: Startup Platform ChefXChange Helps Users Find Local Private Chefs For Hire

Startup ChefXChange offers food enthusiasts an online platform to search for chefs who'll cook for you, manage everything from the menu to the grocery shopping, and even the washing up.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Seedstars Dubai 2015 Picks Finalists For Global Competition

With this year's focus on the travel and the fintech sectors, the Switzerland-based startup contest held its Middle East regional event, Seedstars Dubai, at The Cribb in September.
Franchises

Zomato's Heino Gehle On Investments, Giving F&B Outlets Their Own Apps, And Growth Strategies

Founded in India in 2008, and subsequently launching in the UAE in 2012, Zomato, the restaurant discovery platform now present in 22 countries, is keen for more.
Startups

Interiors For Your F&B Startup: Friends' Avenue Café Has Personality

The founders of the café, who are all aged between 24 and 25 years old and are currently pursuing Master's degrees, bootstrapped and set up their homegrown concept in Dubai's JLT neighborhood at the end of February this year.
Team-Building

Team Building Time? Escape Quest Challenges You With Puzzles And Clues

It was with curiosity, a bit of anxiety and excitement that the Entrepreneur Middle East editorial staff entered The Explorers Library room (one of the three Escape Quest challenges).
Design

Riyadh's Rukun Gallery Is KSA's Newest Art And Design Destination

Rukun Gallery wants you to see how materials are manipulated and hopefully, "transform our preconceived notions of the way they behave."
Coffee

The Middle East's First Coffee Museum In Dubai

If you're one of those 'treps that craves a caffeine fix every morning, then you'll definitely enjoy this place.
Apps

Beatles' Album Cover Designer Sir Peter Blake's Dazzle It App Remixes Art

Create your own artwork with Sir Peter Blake's art.
Entrepreneurs

Five Minutes With Entrepreneur, Colin Thomas, Co-founder, Jim Will Fix It

Launched in 2008, Jim Will Fix It came into being when the founders Daniel Garner and Colin Thomas found the lack of quality property maintenance in the UAE to be extremely frustrating.
Apps

Back From The Dead: Selfie App Frontback Says Goodbye And Comes Back Again

It goes to show that every app need a strong selling point to attract and sustain users.
Entrepreneurs

Five Minutes With Entrepreneur Joanna Santillan, Founder and CEO, Afterschool.ae

After finding it difficult to search for extracurricular activities in the UAE for her children on the Internet, Joanna Santillan decided to fix the problem herself by devising a solution through her startup, Afterschool.ae.
Design

Dubai Releases Designs For 3D Printed Office

You've heard of a 3D printed engine, a 3D printed bionic arm, and hey, even a 3D printed pizza. Well, Dubai is now upping the ante.
Franchises

Executing The Business Rebrand: The Co-founders Of Freedom Pizza Have Left The Franchise Safety Net

Establishing a franchise brand in the region takes a lot of hard work, but getting out of that comfort zone to launch your own venture demands guts.
Startups

Startup mrUsta Offers A MENA-based Platform For Your Service Needs

As a platform that aims to provide an easy way to find service maintenance companies or quality trades people based on customer feedback, mrUsta can be your go-to place in ensuring services.