The Start-up Ecosystem in the Arab World
The Start-up Ecosystem in the Arab World is written in preparation for the 10th World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, which takes place on 6-7 April 2019 at the Dead Sea in Jordan. It serves as an overview of the state of entrepreneurship across the Arab world for all participants in the Forum, in order to gain an understanding of the ecosystem.
The report covers the following points:
- ● Foreword by MAGNiTT CEO & Founder Philip Bahoshy
- ● Executive Summary
- ● Geographic Overview
- ● Investment Landscape
- ● Geographic Funding Overview
- ● Industry Funding Overview
- ● Most Active Investors
- ● Top Exits in the Region
- ● Demographics of Funded Founders
- ● WEF’s 100 Selected Arab Start-ups
- ● Interview with Mirek Dusek, Head of Middle East and North Africa, Member of the Executive Committee of the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board, has selected 100 Arab Start-ups shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in 2019. This initiative aims to further integrate the Arab world’s most promising start-up entrepreneurs into a national and regional dialogue on pressing challenges. The selected start-ups shown below will take part in the official programme where they will engage with industry and government leaders to discuss the future of their industries and how to add value to society.
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