Business & Entrepreneurship

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The Man Behind Bar D’O – Cairo’s Newest Bar

A new bar has newly opened about 3 weeks ago, but let me say this is not just another bar in the streets of Cairo. It’s the “Character” as I quote from Khaled Sabry, the owner that makes Bar D’O stand out. The amazingly unique setting reminds one of the mellow New York ‘meat district’ […]

StartUp Cup Launches in Cairo

  Over the next few months we’ll be witnessing yet another startup competition in Cairo. The StartUp Cup is designed with a powerful business model coaching approach at its heart. This approach supports entrepreneurs to accelerate building and testing their business models with real customers.   If you think you have the next best idea […]

Vodafone Brings Incubator to Egypt

Word on the street is that Vodafone Egypt is launching a EGP 20 million fund that focuses on small, web, and mobile-focused ventures, with the goal of supporting youth and innovation in Egypt. In addition to the fund, Vodafone Egypt decided to bring their Silicon Valley incubator titled “Xone” to the Egyptian market. The incubator […]

estabena.com

The online world is where its at. And with all that is going on in our country we seem to be doing great in terms of online start ups. I stumbled upon this new venture yesterday, “Estabena.com“. Estabena, meaning “agreed/settled” in Egyptian folk, usually used in the lingo when buying or selling property is very […]

The Bungalow

So a while back one of what seems to be one of the most succesful online shopping sites in the area was launched by 3 of our own homegrown fashionistas themselves.  Partners in Horreya and Owner of Hebz by Heba El Awadi alongside Yomna Bakry co-founder of the notorious Maybe 2 – Bungalow H was […]

Space Open For Business

  For the first time in History, Space has been opened for business! The private company SpaceX made history when docking their Dragon Capsule to the international space station. Your asking why is this important? Its the first time ever a commercial vehicle attached to the international space hub, and was delivering scientific products to […]

Eni makes big oil discovery in Egypt

Eni, Italy’s oil and gas giant has made a big oil discovery in the Western Desert of Egypt, part of the group’s strategy of refocusing exploration activities in the country by targeting deeper plays in the Western Desert region. The discovery, at the Emry Deep exploration prospect, located in the Meleiha Concession 290 kilometers south west […]

What was your color?… Naqeshny

When i first heard about Naqeshny.com I was really confused – I didn’t really know what it was about. As far as I knew, it was a place where people could argue with one another till no end. After seeing all the buzz about it online, I decided to take a look. The second I […]

Nokia Takes the Tech World by Storm

When I first walked in I felt like I the was walking on to the red carpet. I was no longer in sequoia. Surrounded by beautiful pictures that look like they have been taken by professional cameras, I soon came to find out that it was the new Nokia phone that has done all the […]

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