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BeyondCapital Launches A Scout Program To Boost Prospects Of Early-Stage Businesses In Jordan

Under the program, a selected pool of individual 'scouts' will make small ticket investments in projects within their various areas of expertise, backed by funding from BeyondCapital.


Fighting The Status Quo: Lina Khalifeh Sets Out To End Violence Against Women With Her SheFighter Academy

Using her skills and background, Lina Khalifeh launched the social enterprise to empower women globally.


Jordan Welcomes BeyondCapital For Development Of Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Endeavor Jordan and Silicon Badia have joined hands to launch a new investment entity BeyondCapital.


Infographic: Jamalon Founder Ala Alsallal In MAGNiTT's #MAGNiTTJourneys

MAGNiTT traces the journey of Ala Alsallal, Jordanian entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Jamalon- one of MENA's earliest online book stores that has carved a market for itself amid competition from behemoths such as Amazon.


Mind Rockets Wants To Give A Voice To MENA's Deaf Community

MENA startup Mind Rockets have tasked themselves with the mission of developing assistive tech solutions to make the world accessible to the deaf community.


HealthTech Startup Altibbi Raises US$6.5 Million From DASH Ventures, MEVP And Others

The digital health sector gets a boost as Altibbi, a telehealth platform raises US$6.5 million from lead investors DASH Ventures and Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), and more investors.


Endeavor Jordan Study Highlights Migration Trends Among Jordan's Homegrown Businesses

The Jordanian chapter of global entrepreneurship support organization, Endeavor, has a tricky problem on its hands when it comes to developing their pipeline of startups they want to support in the country.


Setting An Example: Zain Jordan CEO Ahmad Hanandeh

Through its establishment of the Zain Innovation Campus, this corporate is showing other Middle East companies how to effectively support the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem


Jordan Startup CashBasha Localizes The MENA E-Commerce Experience

In this endeavor to build a tech platform that allows the "unbanked" population to shop without logistical or pricing hassles, the CashBasha team ensured that their solution supported any and all shopping sites.


Jordanian Startup Jamalon Helps Arab Book Lovers Find Their Favorite Read Online

It was his passion to structure MENA's fragmented publishing industry that led Jordanian entrepreneur Alsallal to launch an online bookstore in 2010.

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This Is How You Become the Michael Jordan of What Matters to You

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MENA Entrepreneurs And Investors Come Together In Jordan For DealMakers 2016

DealMakers 2016 also allowed for the entrepreneurs gathered at the event to have one-to-one sessions with investors, with the former having 15 minutes each to pitch their respective businesses.


MENA Sustainability And Social Entrepreneurship In Focus At PepsiCo's AMWAJ 2016

AMWAJ ("waves" in Arabic) focuses on discussing innovations that make a difference to the society, sharing best practices in the social sphere, and finding ways to build "a sustainable future in the MENA region."


Jordan-Based Startup Kharabeesh Gets A US$5 Million Boost To Grow Arabic Web Content

Launched in 2008, Kharabeesh earned accreditation from YouTube in 2014, becoming MENA region's first YouTube multi-channel network to obtain such a certification.


MadfooatCom Envisions Cashless Payments For Jordan And Rest Of MENA Too

The startup's solution acts as an intermediate bridge between billing entities and banks, allowing the entire payment cycle to be carried out digitally, in a secure manner.