Archive for February, 2010

What major obstacle did you face while looking to fund your project? [Poll Results]

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

In the latest poll on StartUpArabia, the question that was addressed to the entrepreneur readers was: What major obstacle did you face while looking to fund your project? The result of reader voting came out as follows: Out of 89 readers who responded to the poll: – 37% of them responded that it was initiating [...]

Arab World: Current State Of The Internet & Future Growth

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Over the past few days, a number of articles sprung up about reports and predictions that have been announced by various parties, analyzing where the Internet stands today in the Arab world, and where they see it a few years from now. Here is a quick straight-forward round-up of these opinions, reports and projections: Present [...]

Wajhy, Create Your Own Arab Avatar

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Over the past years, every now and then a new avatar creation tool would pop up from somewhere, to let internet users create avatars of theirs in the form of South Park characters, Lego men and women, and the list continues; each time people would flock to the new service, create their avatars, and they’d [...]

Saot Al Arab, What Would You Do If You Were The Leader?

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Saot Al Arab (The voice of Arabs) is an interesting and ambitious non-profit project that was recently launched for the Arab world, asking visitors what they would do if they were in the leader’s chair, what would be the first project they would launch. The idea of course is to give Arabs a space to [...]

DemoCamp Dubai 5 – March 8th 2010 – DKV Auditorium

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

After over a year since its last edition, DemoCamp Dubai is back for its fifth edition, and hoping to be even bigger than its previous editions. The Dubai-based launch event for new products, technologies and companies will be taking place at the Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium on March 8th 2010 at 6:30PM. As usual attendance [...], Arabic Movies & Series Online On Demand

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

LINKonLINE, a subsidiary of LINKdotNET (an Orascom Telecom Holding company), has announced the launch of a new entertainment service called Shofha, in collaboration with regional movie and series producers and rights owners. The new service, which is available in English and Arabic, allows anyone from anywhere in the world, to legally watch the latest Arabic [...]

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