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Screenshot Egyptian Startups accelerator Flat6lab is expanding to Abu Dhabi, UAE after it expanded to Jeddah Saudi Arabia, and they hired Nina Curley the former editor in chief of American government backed Wamda the startups media platform and a VC firm at the same time. After starting her doctoral degree in neuroscience/psychology Nina moved to the A...
Screenshot StartupGrind a global event that has a chapter in Jordan features entrepreneurs and key executives in the tech industry to talk about their experience and inner practice they use to grow their business. In June 1 2014 startup grind of Jordan hosted Wael Atlili cofounder of pan Arab well known of its sarcastic videos on Youtube, Kharabeesh. ...
Screenshot Yahoo! today announced that it has appointed Dawn Airey as senior vice president and lead of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operation, effective immediately. Airey will be based in the company’s London office and will report to COO Henrique de Castro. Beginning November 1, Christophe Parcot, who has served as Yahoo!’...
Screenshot The organization that oversees Internet domain names has appointed Lebanese descent Fadi Chehade as new CEO. Fadi will start his new job at ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in October. He is currently CEO at Vocado, a company that provides cloud-based administrative software for educational institutions. The 5...
Screenshot The U.S. Embassy in Amman is hosting former NASA astronaut Marsha Ivins from March 21-26, 2012, for a number of lectures and workshops in Aqaba, Ma’an, Tafeeleh, Irbid, Mafraq and Amman, to meet and inspire Jordanian youth and share through presentations her experience as a pioneer woman astronaut in space exploration and space research. ...
Screenshot Microsoft Corp. announced the promotion of Ali Faramawy to Corporate Vice President Microsoft Corporation and President – Microsoft Middle East & Africa. The promotion recognizes Faramawy’s strong leadership and his contributions to helping "to fuel growth across the region. " It also underlines the growing role of MEA (Arab world) as an ar...
Screenshot National Security counsel of the united state of America is part of the whitehouse and is used as a forum for US national security and foreign policy issues. Its members include top US executives such as the President and US army chief. Pradeep Ramamurthy is Senior Director for Global Engagement at the National Security Council and is in cha...
Screenshot "Exposing War Crimes is not a Crime." this is the slogan of Supporters of US intelligence soldier Bradly manning, they have started since few weeks online and offline campaign to free the suspected Wikileaks whistle-blower. Bradly is a suspect of leaking massive amount of Inelegance cash about the war in Iraq and US embassy communications i...
Screenshot After we posted about Hillary Clinton's and the U.S Department of State plans to enter into competition with ArabCrunch with a new project under the U.S department website. As part of the US government engagement plans for entrepreneurship in the Muslim world ,  as a new pillar to fight "extremism" or "terrorism" as the U.S administration say...
Screenshot Around 10 days ago ArabCrunch  had a meeting with Barig Seraj the CEO of ICT Ventures a Saudi based Venture capital firm. Barig Seraj informed us about his company and his recent investments, ICT Ventures is a growth based VC that focus in the IT sector. The VC firm made 3 investments so far. First in Mobidiv an Egyptian mobile app develope...
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