MENA Venture Report 2017

Thanks to MENABytes amazing review of the previous year’s Venture activity in the Middle East, we have observed an increased exit activity especially within e-commerce and logistics (local services). According to their report, there has 134 deals of 123 startups in 1 countries across the region that brought in approximately $445 million worth of investments. […]

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 […]