Anuket: Egyptian Brand Proves That Jewelry Is More Than Just an Accessory

Anuket: Egyptian Brand Proves That Jewelry Is More Than Just an Accessory

Young entrepreneurs in the Middle East — especially Egypt — have been turning heads for the last few years, as they overcome cultural and other barriers. If you haven’t been living under a rock, then you’ll definitely know all about Anuket. But, if you do happen to be one of those people that have no […]

We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

We Sat Down with Swvl and Talked Transportation, Vision, and Their Million Dollar Deal

With public transportation being the problem that it is, Egyptians have either turned to services that offer them forms of private transportation, or they have just bought cars. This former option has become increasingly popular, given the popularity of the internet, and the consequent development of applications that support private forms of transportation: namely Uber […]

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

  Egypt doesn’t exactly have the reputation of being environmentally-friendly, but fortunately for us, more and more social enterprises have been trying to change that. In this article, we’ve decided to shed light on Greenish, the organization that has been leading the eco-vanguard to fight for a better and more sustainable future in Egypt and […]

The Wayfarers: Meet the Young Adventurers Who Have Turned Their Passion into a Profession

The Wayfarers: Meet the Young Adventurers Who Have Turned Their Passion into a Profession

One of the things I’m passionate about the most is traveling; thus, I try not to miss out on an any opportunity to write about traveling. With people’s comprehension of the importance of traveling when it comes to one’s mental well-being and character development has truly been changed and positively transformed, different methods and approaches […]

Everything You Need to Know About Instagram’s Wealthiest Influencer

Everything You Need to Know About Instagram’s Wealthiest Influencer

  Who’s not a fan of her or her beauty tips and products? The one and only, Huda Kattan (aka Huda Beauty), rules the beauty industry and knows how to twist our perspective regarding skin care, makeup application and looking sexy, all while she embraces her natural beauty. Only recently, she has been crowned the […]

8 Egyptian Startups Graduate in 1864 Accelerator Demo Day

8 Egyptian Startups Graduate in 1864 Accelerator Demo Day

Barclays Bank Egypt and Flat6labs celebrated their Demo Day that witnessed the graduation of eight startups selected through the 1864 Accelerator Program. The initiative marks Barclays’ and Flat6labs’ continuous effort to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in Egypt and the Middle East.     The 1864 Accelerator Program is aiming to build a new generation of […]

Egyptian Fashion Designers Okhtein Win 2016 Vogue Arabia Prize

Egyptian Fashion Designers Okhtein Win 2016 Vogue Arabia Prize

  The results are in! Aspiring designers from across the region gathered to compete for the 2016 DDFC/Vogue Fashion Prize in the accessories category in Dubai, and we can’t be more proud of the talented Egyptian sisters – Okhtein – for winning the Best Accessories Designer. The results were announced during a ceremony hosted by […]

Dubai Airport Wins “Best Employer Brand” at LinkedIn Talent Awards

Dubai Airport Wins “Best Employer Brand” at LinkedIn Talent Awards

  Dubai Airports has been named the “Best Employer Brand” at the annual LinkedIn Talent Awards, celebrating the success of LinkedIn customers across the MENA region. The award ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jumeirah, where the Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Shamma Al Mazrui, was also present.   Held for the […]

Dubai Now Has Its Own Breaking Bad-Themed Coffee Shop

Dubai Now Has Its Own Breaking Bad-Themed Coffee Shop

  Oh yeah, that’s right! It’s time to put on your goggles because you’re about to break into that meth lab-themed coffee shop in Dubai Mall this November.   Walter’s Coffee Roastery is a “Breaking Bad” inspired coffee shop founded by Deniz Kosan. Walters Coffee first opened in Istanbul in March 2015 before opening the second […]

9 Egyptian Brands That Are Set to Go Global

9 Egyptian Brands That Are Set to Go Global

Building and maintaining a brand is a key goal of companies across the globe. Brands represent a company’s values, products, services and future. While many US, European and Asian brands are recognized and respected throughout the world for quality, innovation and market knowledge, in the last decade several successful brands have emerged from the Middle […]

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