Shezlong: The Middle East’s First Online Platform to Seek Help for Mental Illness

Shezlong: The Middle East’s First Online Platform to Seek Help for Mental Illness

  Mental illness is one of the most overlooked issues in Egypt, and the Middle East in general. The majority of us suffer from undiagnosed mental and psychological issues but we never bother to seek help; mostly because we’re programmed to feel like it’s not a big deal and we could just “get over it.” For […]

Amazon Is Considering a Logistics Center in Egypt

Amazon Is Considering a Logistics Center in Egypt

by Mohamed Rashed

Amazon, the largest e-commerce company in the world, is studying the establishment of a logistics center in Egypt. This is huge for the Egyptian economy on so many levels! Why, you say? Well, let us enlighten you.   Former Chairperson of the Egyptian-American Business Council, Hany Kesis, stated that numerous Egyptian companies have already begun […]

The Photo Hub: The Middle East’s Premier Photography Destination

The Photo Hub: The Middle East’s Premier Photography Destination

  We’d like to introduce you to our newly born and very photogenic sister, The Photo Hub, the region’s soon-to-be ultimate online destination for photography. Founded by Sherry Kilany, Sabrina Khalil, Mohamed Ibrahim and Aly Hamada, we sat down with Kilany and Khalil to find out more about their latest creation and what makes it stand out from […]

Google Launches ‘My Ramadan Companion’

Google Launches ‘My Ramadan Companion’

Google announced today the launch of My Ramadan Companion, a digital hub that integrates Google’s best technology like YouTube, Play, Maps and Search. The hub will offer customized local information throughout the month of Ramadan with features that include sunset time in a given country, popular shows on YouTube, cooking tutorials, traffic status and calendar […]

Goodreads: A Holy Resource for Every Reader and Author

Goodreads: A Holy Resource for Every Reader and Author

Believe it or not, there is a place in this world where all bibliophiles actually fit, a place equally serviceable to both readers and writers and it is called Goodreads.com. The website was launched in 2007, currently has over 30 million members, 900 million books, 34 million reviews and it is owned by Amazon. The […]

meastock.com is LIVE!

The Middle East has been finally rising up to the international standards when it comes to the online ventures. As I had mentioned before in earlier articles here on Scoop Empire, this is mainly due to the increased interest by venture capitalists in tech start ups in the region for the past couple of years.  […]

Shawweet.com

It seems that Internet is flourishing. Not only in Egypt are we seeing a great take on online ventures, but also everywhere in the Middle East. Straight out of Jordan, Shawweet.com, an online social media platform for soccer fanatics, combining the many different features of popular soccer websites and integrating them under one umbrella in […]

Velvet Up

Velvet Up, a new start up in the fashion world marketed as a designer shopping club, is selling 100% authentic top Italian and New York designer brands all at 50-90% OFF!! They’re having a launch event this Friday, June 8th at Lino Cafe @ Club 33 in Zamalek, going on for 3 days. The event features […]