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A Model City. A model of the experimental 'knowledge hub', Masdar City. (Image via EfficientDesign.de)
A few key challenges...
comic book publishers, Noongam, have
snagged the biggest prize at DSOA’s The Entrepreneur Day with their
[Editor's note: This article has been updated to include details about Careem's peak pricing change.]
Here’s a thought: the Maghreb doesn’t lack entrepreneurs; they simply don’t work in their native region.
Should we expect a taxi drivers strike soon? (Image via Ahmed
In a press release sent this morning,
they’d like to “...
Just four to six Uber cars were available in downtown Casablanca
This article was updated July 22 to...
"Yes, I will sign for that package." (Images via
“So you take the main street, you turn at the
pharmacy after the streetlight, t...
Back in January, we were talking about how
taxi apps made their entrance in Morocco, and were to become
the hot market in the kingdom....
For the regional entrepreneurship ecosystem the year
is starting on an inspiring note. After the recent
acquisition of Shahiya by Japanese...
Careem, the Dubai-based ride sharing service a la
Uber, announced yesterday that it has raised $10 million
investment in a round, led...
Middle East Startup Roadshow that is currently
touring the MENA region arrived in Amman on Monday. The event
Easy Taxi, a Brazilian taxi calling app backed by Rocket
Internet, has announced a Series D fundraising round of $40 million
USD, led by...
Uber, a San Francisco-based mobile app connecting
passengers with drivers for hire, now working in 140+ cities
worldwide, launched in...