Pamella de Leon

Startup Section Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East

Pamella de Leon is the Startup Section Editor at Entrepreneur Middle East. She is keen on the MENA region’s entrepreneurship potential, with a specific interest to support enterprises and individuals creating an impact.

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Strategizing Impact: Dr. Danny Ramadan, Investment Director, Qatar Science & Technology Park

Qatar Science & Technology Park Investment Director Dr. Danny Ramadan is all about the long-term game when it comes to making Qatar a hub for tech innovation.

Growth Strategies

"We Got Funded!" MENA School Fees App Zenda Raises US$9.4 Million In Seed Funding Round

Zenda, a UAE-based startup aiming to ease how parents in MENA pay school bills with pay-now and pay-later options, has raised US$9.4 million in an oversubscribed seed round.

Starting a Business

Dubai-Based Fintech Startup Stake Is On A Mission To Democratize Real Estate

Dubai-based fintech startup Stake offers a simple and accessible approach to investing in real estate properties in the UAE.

Starting a Business

Qatar-Born App Turismo Aims To Digitize The MENA Region's Tourism And Hospitality Sector

With a vision to disrupt domestic tourism and hospitality operations in Qatar, Egypt, and the MENA region through digital transformation, Turismo's goal is to offer a seamless and worthwhile experience in the region, for both residents and visitors alike.


Amazon's Paul Misener On Fostering A Winning Company Culture (And How His Trillion-Dollar Enterprise Continues To Learn From Startups)

Paul Misener, Vice President for Global Innovation Policy and Communications at Amazon, describes how his company continues to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit within the enterprise.

Starting a Business

Jordan-Based Startup Abwaab Is On A Mission To Change The Way MENA Students Learn Outside The Classroom

Founded in 2019, the edtech platform is the brainchild of Hamdi Tabbaa, Hussein Alsarabi, and Sabri Hakim.