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IL BOSCO New Capital Is the Definition of Present and Future Magnificence

IL BOSCO New Capital Is the Definition of Present and Future Magnificence

Egypt’s New Capital is set to alter the real estate market, and there is absolutely no doubt that it is going to change the country to the best once it comes to life. As always, Misr Italia Properties catered to what their clients want and need, which is why they’ve introduced us to IL BOSCO […]

Kotn: Egyptian-Canadian Brand Makes the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Kotn: Egyptian-Canadian Brand Makes the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

by Nadine Arab

A post shared by Kotn (@kotn) on Oct 21, 2017 at 2:50pm PDT   When it comes to youth’s burning desire to reinvent the world and make a change, the flame is never put out. This was highly noticeable in the latest and 7th edition of Forbes’ 30 Under 30. Oh, and guess who made […]

Young Entrepreneur: The First Entrepreneurship Program for Youngsters in Egypt

Young Entrepreneur: The First Entrepreneurship Program for Youngsters in Egypt

iSpark is launching the first entrepreneurship competition for high school students in Egypt called Young Entrepreneur, with the help of USAID and the Ministry of Trade. The program aims to enable each student to pursue their passions through entrepreneurship.     Students will enter the program in teams of 3-5 and will be given a full […]

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia’s Megacity ‘NEOM’ Is Happening, and the Middle East Will Never Be the Same Again

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia’s Megacity ‘NEOM’ Is Happening, and the Middle East Will Never Be the Same Again

  It was previously announced that Saudi Arabia is set to build a $500 billion megacity, covering an area three times as large as New York City — and we now have a more clear idea of how this is going to turn out!   The 10,000-square-mile megacity, NEOM, just released this promotional video and […]

Online Payments in the Middle East Rise by 22%

Online Payments in the Middle East Rise by 22%

Payfort, an Amazon-owned Online Payment Gateway in the Middle East, just conducted a region-wide survey that showed something quite remarkable. The survey concluded that online transactions in the Middle East rose by 22% in 2016, on the back of a surge in payments for events and entertainment.     The findings of the survey showed that Saudi Arabia led the growth with a […]

8 Egyptian Female Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You to Follow Your Dreams

8 Egyptian Female Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You to Follow Your Dreams

by Nadine Arab

Today, many women and young girls break free of the status quo and prove themselves as successful entrepreneurs. The number of Egyptian women that are starting up their own businesses is increasing day after another. With their great determination they have given us a reason to keep moving forward, especially those who built their empire […]

Bringing Middle Eastern Capital to the US Startup Ecosystem: A New Arab Story

Bringing Middle Eastern Capital to the US Startup Ecosystem: A New Arab Story

by Nadine Arab

Strategic investment firm Arab Angel Fund (AAF) has successfully raised an additional $15 million to close its flagship fund at $25 million. If you don’t know what AAF is, let us enlighten you. It is an early stage venture capital firm that focuses on investment opportunities in startups in North America, to help facilitate their […]

These 5 Sectors in the UAE Are Hiring in Huge Numbers

These 5 Sectors in the UAE Are Hiring in Huge Numbers

According to a recent survey by KPMG, more than half of UAE’s CEOs are planning to increase their staff in the next three years. It was reported that around 56% of the CEOs announced that they’ll expand the number of employees by 5%. The remaining CEOs, however, said that they would only recruit between 6%-10% […]

Egypt’s Nihal Zaki Wins Prestigious Design Awards

Egypt’s Nihal Zaki Wins Prestigious Design Awards

by Nadine Arab

  Egypt’s top leading interior designer, Nihal Zaki, proudly returned home with three honors after having her eyes on one. Zaki applied for one of the most eminent awards worldwide, the International Property Award for the residential category in Arabia/Africa. When she submitted her latest masterpiece, El Karma Residence, she ended up winning the Best […]

Catherine Exists: The Initiative That Is Empowering Bedouins in Saint Catherine

Catherine Exists: The Initiative That Is Empowering Bedouins in Saint Catherine

by Nadine Arab

Under the golden sun of South Sinai, an initiative was created in 2009 to support a great cause. Catherine Exists, a community development initiative that first started off as a social art project, tries to raise awareness of the isolated mountainous Saint Catherine protectorate. The initiative also aims to empower the Bedouins of the Jabaleya […]

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