Jumpsuite: Technology Meets Fitness in This Revolutionary Startup

Jumpsuite: Technology Meets Fitness in This Revolutionary Startup

  Balancing her family’s health and fitness on one hand, and Cairo-based The Wellness Log on the other, Norshek Fawzy‘s commitment to everything is inspiring, or should we say, fitspiring. But that wasn’t just enough for her. Fawzy decided to one up the fitness game in the Middle East, head to Abu Dhabi and create Jumpsuite. […]

Entrepreneurs Compete at INJAZ Egypt’s #StartUpEgypt2016

Entrepreneurs Compete at INJAZ Egypt’s #StartUpEgypt2016

  One of Egypt’s most beloved organizations, INJAZ Egypt is hosting 20 the most innovative teams to make it to the finalist round and compete in #StartUpEgypt2016. INJAZ Egypt is an educational non-profit organization fostering the future of young Egyptians by connecting the educational system and private sector together to create opportunities within the country. By working with the […]

Disrupt!/Music!/ Coming To Amman

Disrupt!/Music!/ Coming To Amman

  With the music industry constantly expanding and transforming, innovation within music has not only produced melodies, but businesses and careers with significance. Disrupt!/Music!/ is headed to Amman to help foster undiscovered talent and ideas in the region. Disrupt!/Music!/ will be hosted in Amman from March 24-26 at the Zain Innovation Campus and it’s going […]

#ScoopHero2015: The Woman Developing the Music Market In the Middle East

#ScoopHero2015: The Woman Developing the Music Market In the Middle East

Music is a form of artistic expression that moves people literally, mentally, and emotionally. In a region with a rich musical history and some of the most sought after musical talents, it homes as no surprise that music in MENA is something entrepreneurs are investing in. Nur Al Fayez is one of them. The Jordan University alumni studied to be […]

15 Arab Startups That Blew Us Away in 2015

15 Arab Startups That Blew Us Away in 2015

With over 100 accelerators and incubators scattered across MENA and organizations abroad such as TechWadi harboring brilliant ideas that come their way from the region, we were nothing short of impressed by many innovators that changed the game in 2015. Here are just a few of the great initiatives we saw come out of the innovative […]

15 Most Promising UAE-Based Startups in 2015

15 Most Promising UAE-Based Startups in 2015

Inspired by 2015 being the “Year of Innovation” in the UAE — announced by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan earlier this year — Forbes Middle East has released a ranking of the most promising startups based in the UAE. A list of 80 early-stage businesses was narrowed down based on amount of money […]

TechWadi Showcases Arab Trailblazers in the Tech Industry

TechWadi Showcases Arab Trailblazers in the Tech Industry

The TechWadi Roadshow is in the Middle East from October 18-28. Kicking off the tour in Amman, the Google for Entrepreneurs-sponsored event will make stops in Cairo, Beirut and Dubai. Each stop will provide entrepreneurs with two-day long educational workshops and mentorship from top-notch talent from companies such as Google, Yahoo and Facebook. TechWadi is […]

Perfection Is a Myth: 5 Benefits of Launching an MVP

Perfection Is a Myth: 5 Benefits of Launching an MVP

By Nesma El-Far

Trying to reach perfection before launching your product is the curse of a doomed startup. In the startup world, specifically in the tech startup world, there is no such thing as the perfect version of the product. It’s a never-ending cycle of testing, collecting user-feedback, iterating to match the expectations of your users, then you […]

Behind Closed Doors: How Judges Make Shocking Decisions In Egypt’s Startup Competitions

Behind Closed Doors: How Judges Make Shocking Decisions In Egypt’s Startup Competitions

By Con O'Donnell

Have you ever had a complete “WTF?!” moment when judges announce the winner of a competition? Doesn’t matter whether it’s a beauty pageant, a talent competition or a startup pitch competition, at some point, you will be sitting there thinking that something just went very wrong. That the obvious winner was someone other than the […]

Suffering Startup? This Is Where You Should Go

Suffering Startup? This Is Where You Should Go

As an early-stage startup, you might find it difficult to get your feet off the ground. You don’t know what resources are available and find yourself asking questions like, where do I get funding? How do I find mentors? How do I break into the U.S. market? So you start to look for an accelerator, […]

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