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Wuzzuf Secures Egypt’s Largest Funding Round, Led By European VCs

Great job! Check out Wuzzuf, a happening online recruitment job site in Egypt. It just got funded by 2 VCs based in Sweden and the UK, check it out!

August 26, 2015 at 7:54 AM Leave a comment

Do startup names matter?

Great read on choosing a name for your startup!

ideas.ted.com

Startup names may be a dime a dozen, but most founders still agonize over what to call their dream. Are they right to invest so much energy and time — or would any random string of letters be fine?

If anyone knows the answer, it’s Jonathan Nelson, who created the well-known startup incubator Hackers/Founders (aka H/F). A mainstay in the tech community, H/F spans 75 cities in 32 countries and throws events where entrepreneurs can network, hone pitches and gather advice. We asked Nelson for his thoughts.

Is naming a startup a big deal?

Founders spend a lot of time on it. It’s kind of like that question, “What do you name your band?” What if you name your band Mudhoney or Nickelback? It’s hard to change that name once you get a bit more popular, because the brand is so tightly tied to your name. You don’t hear of…

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August 3, 2015 at 6:22 PM Leave a comment

Surprise! Mobile Users Are Internet Savvy

Very true!

May 5, 2014 at 5:29 AM Leave a comment

300M downloads and $600M in revenue say Google is the ‘loser’s choice’ in mobile games monetization

April 15, 2014 at 12:42 PM Leave a comment

How One Start-Up is Revolutionizing Egypt’s Food Scene

Go Egypt! Bravo to those guys, hayleen ya shabab :))

Egyptian Streets

Hungry? Just get out your phone and download Engezni when it goes live in May. Hungry? Just get out your phone and download Engezni when it goes live in May.

By Mostafa Rizk, contributor, EgyptianStreets.com

Sometimes it seems that any news you hear out of Egypt is bad news. Whether it’s about an increasing budget deficit, a new wave of violent clashes or another government screw up, it feels as if everybody is actively trying to make things worse. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

For every person out there not doing their job or actively making the country a worse place to live, there are a thousand more who are sick of the politics and stagnation, who just want to see Egypt flourish, and are working tirelessly to make that happen.

The team behind Egypt’s latest tech startup, Engezni, are some of those people.

This February, Engezni won second place at the University Mobile Challenge at the prestigious Mobile World…

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April 11, 2014 at 1:13 AM Leave a comment

A new cool opinion-sharing, social app!

Hello loyal readers!

I realize I haven’t posted here in while but life’s been busy and great!

I’m currently working on my Masters Thesis on Customer Acquisition for B2B businesses through Social Media, while simultaneously working as a part-time analyst and consultant in Skanderna Consulting in Stockholm, Sweden.

I have a small request for you and I sincerely hope you can help me out!

As part of a market research initiative, here is a survey that handles your opinions for a cool new social app. It has much potential and would benefit all persons of all ages and all nationalities. I would greatly appreciate your help in this matter!

To return the favor, I’ll gladly answer any and all surveys you might have. Just post them in the Comments section in this post :D.

Thanks in advance!

English version: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hyiY1I8QteQdggu9JPOGniRk4BDaOAsRaS_54KXKees/viewform

Swedish version: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JFp9o5o6Rgbrr9pLSXoLBUxxBiyrdPF8zdtOnTZi-ac/viewform

April 7, 2014 at 2:15 PM Leave a comment

Google’s next developer conference is all about modular smartphones

The future of mobile is here!

February 27, 2014 at 2:04 AM Leave a comment

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