The E-Commerce MENA Summit was hosted in Dubai from the 27th until the 30th of January.
The summit focused on the travel, recruitment, restaurants, retail, promotions and mobile sectors. It also shed light on the e-shopping industry in the UAE; e-retail in Europe; fighting cyber crime and cloud computing among many exciting subjects.
The conference was organized by the International Quality & Productivity Center.
Global innovation consulting firm Innovation 360 recently announced its innovation Accelerator Program for startups in the Middle East. We sat with President and CEO Kamal Hassan and got an exclusive one on one interview in which he guides through his 20 year long professional journey and shares in-depth details on Innovation 360's work and the Accelerator Program.
Kamal expresses his passion for innovation and entrepreneurship with a 3 fold mission: to increase the innovation output in the ME from both corporate and entrepreneurs, link corporate innovation with entrepreneurs’ innovation and creativity, and Invest in and start 1000 startups by 2020. Read on for the full interview.
Well, it's time for our next interview!
This time it's Roy Naufal, the 2nd place winner at the Developer Tournament in Beirut.
The ArabNet Developer Tournament in Amman is around 10 days away (November 3), don't forget! If you’re a web or mobile developer in Jordan, freelancer, professional, student or just a geek who loves to code, this is going to be the greatest opportunity to meet like minded people and win some cash while you’re at it! Register now to compete!
The ArabNet Developer Tournament in Beirut was a great success. Many of the developers that competed on that day summed it up by simply saying: "it was the greatest day of the year."
Want proof? See for yourself. Check out first place winner Donald Derek Haddad's thoughts at the end of that day after the awards ceremony.
Don't forget, the ArabNet Developer Tournament in Amman is 10 days away (November 3).
Register now to compete!
Update: RihlaPrime has changed its name to TravelerVIP
Founded by John Fohr, Marc Meunier and Blago Hamamdziev, 3 avid travelers from diverse backgrounds, RihlaPrime is the Middle East’s first high end travel club. The site, whose name was inspired by Arab Explorer Ibn Batūtah's journey, or 'Rihla', offers members-only discounted vacations and destinations offers at up to 70%.
We had the chance to talk to Managing Director Shahdad Jahanbani, who accompanied the founders since the beginning of their journey, to tell us the tale of RihlaPrime from its early days and give us a peak of its plans for the future. Read on for the full interview.