Why Mazen Helmy Is an Entrepreneur to Watch

Why Mazen Helmy Is an Entrepreneur to Watch

Dubbed a “prodigy” by Forbes in their recent “30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa” article, Mazen Helmy is no doubt a figure to watch. The business magazine wrote: “27 year-old Mazen Helmy is the founder of The District, one of the first co-working spaces in Egypt and one of the few in the region. […]

How Con O’Donnell Went from Beach Bum to Digital Media Pioneer

How Con O’Donnell Went from Beach Bum to Digital Media Pioneer

“There were many times when I wanted to leave Egypt,” Con O’Donnell tells me. An ironic confession, since, as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Egypt, his story is one that every startup in the country wants to replicate. “There were many times when I was out of money, out of – you know, I had […]

An Intro to Social Entrepreneurship: The New Shade of Grey

We have all come to accept that we live in a world of stereotypes. But we’ve never realized just how far these preconceived ideas have managed to hold us back. And when I say us, I mean humans – all of us. We’ve put people, occupations, and aspirations into tidy, little boxes and are ever […]