Posts Tagged ‘Amman’


Screenshot Startup Weekend Amman is coming back on February 13, giving Jordanian entrepreneurs the chance to get together and build startups. Startup Weekend came to Amman for the first time two years ago, and have organized two events since then. This time around, the event will be hosted by Talal Abu Ghazala's complex in Shmaisani. Nine mentors with busin...
Screenshot The first regional conference about Arabic digital content ContentArabia.me will be held in Amman Jordan in the 7th of November 2012 under the patronage of price Hassan Bin Talal and with the attendance of many official and non governmental organizations in addition to many parties involved in the production of Arabic digital content. The eve...
Screenshot Last year Google started something useful for the Arab tech and startups ecosystem by hosting events in several Arabian cities branded gdays. As with last year Google developers conference is coming to the region once again. Google has announced that gJordan is coming to Amman (the capital of Jordan) on October 23 & 24! and to Dubai g|uae on...
Screenshot We wrote back on July 2010 about Dakwak a Jordanian startup that use crowed sourced community translation to help improve translating websites to almost any language. Recently the startups launched on site widget that allows your sites visitors to edit and vote up or down the translation of your site with out leaving it. Also Dakwak has r...
Screenshot In the spirit of spreading positive, inspiring stories from Palestine, a group of young volunteers started TEDxRamallah, the first TEDx event in Palestine and Jordan to be held in April 16, 2011.  TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-LIKE experience. TEDxRamallah will take place in Bethlehe...
Screenshot One of the oldest online news sites in Jordan Ammoon has accused Jordan Intelligence in hacking the site. The sites’ editor in chief Bassel Elkour told Jordanian newspaper Assabel the hacking happened when the site posted a statement from some of Jordan’s tribal leaders criticizing certain parties inside the government and corruption in...
Screenshot Update: Oasis told us via Twitter that non jordanian "should work and establish their company inside Jordan!" In June Former Chief Data Officer of Yahoo Dr. Usama Fayyad and current Chairman of Arab portal d1g told AC that Oasis 500 a technology startup accelerator in Jordan will launch in August this year. But now Oasis 500 website has ...
Screenshot E-commerce is an old school in USA, but in the Arab world it did not really take off for many reasons starting with credit cards are not common to borders and customs between Arab countries that complicate issues further. And because of that, solving a problem in this sector might get you funded as Gate2Play has officially received the first rou...
Screenshot Yahoo! Middle East has today announced the official opening of its new offices in Dubai, UAE and Amman, Jordan. Rich Riley, who joined 1999 when Yahoo! acquired the start up company he co-founded and serve as the Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Yahoo! in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) has travelled to the region in or...
Screenshot As a followup to our last post about Zain's Jordan launching Ibda3 a startup incubator Dr. Abdul Malik Al Jaber CEO of Zain Levant Region along with Reem also from Zain were kind  to answer via email our questions and provide more information about the program: AC: What type of support you provide the startups? funding? resources what type?...
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