Saudi Arabia


Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed Urges Entrepreneurs To Leverage Regional Strengths Over Replicating Foreign Models

"I don't want the next Tesla or the next Uber- I want to know what makes you stand out without comparing yourself to a trillion-dollar company."

Starting a Business

Big Goals, Bold Choices: Mishaal Ashemimry, Founder, Mishaal Aerospace

Ashemimry is today perhaps best known as the first female aerospace engineer in the GCC, but she is also an entrepreneur, commercial pilot, speaker and influencer.

Growth Strategies

Saudi Arabia's Economic Transformation: Educating For A Diversified Future

Recognizing that a grand future needs solid foundations, Vision 2030 places education at its core.


Arabia Saudita quiere invertir $40,000 millones de dólares en el desarrollo de la IA

En caso de que los planes se concreten, el país asiático se convertiría en el principal impulsor de esta tecnología a nivel mundial.


"We Got Funded!" Saudi Arabia-Based Brkz Secures US$8 Million In A Series A Funding Round

BRKZ is on a mission to build a tech-enabled ecosystem to revolutionize the MENA construction industry.


Saudi Arabia-Based Beta Lab Launches The 2024 DeepTech Startups Program

Through strategic partnerships and a keen focus on the future of technology, the 2024 DeepTech Startups Program is expected to nurture talent and foster innovation within the Kingdom.


Newly Launched Entrepreneurship-Centric Program, SaudiPreneur, Is Expected To Be The Largest Of Its Kind In Saudi Arabia

The program will seek to leverage the opportunities that arise in a country that currently has 11 million young people.


"We Got Funded!" KSA-Based Healthtech Startup Clinicy Raises An Undisclosed Seven-Figure Series A Round

By creating a more coherent ecosystem, the Clinicy team believes that their startup could create a more digitally agile medical industry within the Kingdom.

Growth Strategies

"We Got Funded!" KSA-Based Soum Raises US$18 Million In A Series A Round Led By Foodtech Unicorn Jahez

Soum has already achieved four million downloads within Saudi Arabia and is already seeing traction in the UAE.

Women Entrepreneur®

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2023: Emkan Education Co-Founders Dr. Mounira Jamjoom, Basma Bushnak, And Sara Zaini

"Today, there is something called 'Emkaner,' like a stamp for our clients, which shows their high quality, commitment, and making it happen in the education sector."

Growth Strategies

KSA-Based Foodics Launches New Financial Management Product Suite To Ease Cash Flow Management For F&B Businesses

Foodics aims to help F&B business owners gain full command of their business' cash flow cycle, customer touchpoints as well as back-of-house operations.


Saudi Arabia-Based Cognna Closes A US$2.25 Million Seed Investment Round Led By Impact46

Cognna was one of the emerging local companies that participated at the inaugural Cybersecurity Accelerator Program in August 2022.

Growth Strategies

Making Change Happen: The Talent That Will Bring Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 Into Focus

As the Kingdom expands and ventures into new sectors, companies are increasingly looking for subject matter experts from abroad with strong track records in their respective spaces, especially for positions where industry expertise is critical.

Growth Strategies

Saudi Arabia Has The Potential To Become The Switzerland Of The Middle East (And Here's Why That Matters For The Kingdom)

The recent geo-political and geo-economic leadership exhibited by Saudi Arabia in the MENA region has the potential to do more to promote tourism in the Kingdom than any expensive marketing campaign designed to attract visitors.

Growth Strategies

"We Got Funded!" Takadao's US$1.6 Million Pre-Seed Round Marks Tim Draper's First Investment In A Saudi-Based Startup

"Takadao is one of those companies that you don't know quite where it's going to go, but if it succeeds, it's going to be really impactful and make a big difference in the world and this is a world that I want to live in," Draper says.