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Confessions of a Tech Entrepreneur – Fortune (Arabia)

This is a translation of an article posted in Fortune (Arabia) – October 2011 Taking on entrepreneurship is one of the most life changing events any person can embark on; it not only impacts the individual, but impacts the community and even the world. An entrepreneur is someone who just does not accept the status [...]

MENA Entrepreneurship: Challenged Opportunity

During my trips to the middle east I try to capture new thoughts about things I observe. My previous post on the topic covered my early observations. This summer I had the privilege of hanging out with some Jordanian entrepreneurs and listen to their heroic journeys. Here are my observations: The opportunity is significant, but [...]

MENA Entrepreneurship: Observations

I had a great time in Abu Dhabi and Amman for both the MIT Pan Arab Conference and Amman Global Entrepreneurship Week. It was really an educational trip since I have not been connected with the entrepreneurial scene in the MENA. I saw two different approaches with regards to entrepreneurship in both Abu Dhabi and [...]

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