Launching of Sheraa Entrepreneurship Center

It’s great out here supporting my good friend, Najla, on her launching of Sheraa Entrepreneurship Academy. Attended by The Who’s Who of the entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem builders in the UAE, Sheraa is set to become one of the most important facilities to support students and propels the to a career of being their own […]

How not to describe yourself if you want to get funded

By Joanna Glasner Crunch Network We are the  Uber of our industry, applying curated, user-generated gamification to the sharing economy. That’s pretty much it. That’s the sentence you’d craft if you’re looking to turn off venture and angel investors with a mission statement containing buzzwords that are losing popularity or were never compelling in the […]

Africa: Accelerating the Next Wave of Somali Startups

Thanks to a great team based in the UK, Innovate Accelerator is the first ever foray of accelerator programs of supporting Somali entrepreneurs with capacity building programs and funding. According to their website, Innovate Accelerator is a 10-week programme aimed at supercharging and funding the next wave of Somali start-ups. Mentorship and training will be provided by domain experts […]