Palestinian Hassan Hamdan Receives Award At 2010 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Palestinian entrepreneur Hassan Hamdan, Co-Founder of Optimal Technology Solutions and recent graduate of Modern Science and Art University, has been awarded the “Lessons from the Edge Award” in the 2010 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Competition. The award was given as a specialized category within the GSEA, a program of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and the [...]

Win Free Incorporation & Online Advertising With Falcons’ Lair Business Competition

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Virtuzone, a virtual UAE-based free zone, in partnership with Dubizzle, the UAE’s leading online classifieds service, have launched a new business competition under the name of ‘The Falcons’ Lair’, offering entrepreneurs an opportunity to make their business dreams a reality. Entrepreneurs whose ideas are chosen at the end will get an offer from Virtuzone to [...]

Fourth Edition Of Queen Rania National Entrepreneurship Competition Launched In Jordan

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

The Queen Rania National Entrepreneurship Competition (QRNEC) is officially launching its 4th cycle for 2010 – 2011. This comes as part of the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship’s continued effort to empower Jordanian entrepreneurs to take their ideas or startups to the next level. The vision of QRNEC is to evolve and expand into a comprehensive entrepreneurship enabler, [...]

MENA ICT Forum 2010: 30 Tickets To Be Sponsored By Oasis 500

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The MENA ICT Forum 2010 taking place in Amman, Jordan on October 10-11, 2010; which we previously announced here, is building up to be quite the event; but there’s been one little problem for entrepreneurs, and that’s the high attendance price, with tickets costing US$1000 for Int@j members and US$1500 for non-members. Oasis 500, the [...]

CERT-Wharton Entrepreneurial Planning & Innovation Competition (EPIC)

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

For the first time in the Middle East, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT), have partnered to launch a business plan competition for young entrepreneurs. The CERT-Wharton “Entrepreneurial Planning and Innovation Competition (EPIC)” is open to all students from accredited academic institutions [...]

Berytech Launches 2009 Incubation Awards Of Up To $100K

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Berytech, the Lebanon based tech startup incubator, has launched a set of new incubation awards of up to $100,000 US Dollars  for the most innovative technology projects. A committee of experts will be selecting the projects based on the following merits: technological and scientific quality, creativity, economic sustainability and growth potential, job creation potential, target market and export [...]

Third Edition Of MIT Arab Business Plan Competition Launched

Monday, October 12th, 2009

The MIT Arab Business Plan Competition is a competition designed to encourage all entrepreneurs in the Arab world to start their own company and, ultimately, create a nest of leading firms in the Arab world. It also brings to the Arab world all the MIT expertise in entrepreneurship and in running such competitions. The equivalent [...]

Arab Technology Business Plan Competition 2009 Semi-Finalists

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

The Arab Technology Business Plan Competition, which is a regional Technology investment competition organized by Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) in cooperation with Intel Corporation, has just announced the list of semi-finalists for this year’s edition of the competition. The list of 12 semi-finalists includes, in no particular order: AqarMap (Yemen): An online real [...]

Seedcamp Week 2009 – Applications Now Open

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Seedcamp Week is an intensive week-long event held in London every September and is targeted at young entrepreneurs from across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Applications are submitted online and based on these, a judging committee will select up to 20 teams to participate in the event. The focus of this week is around [...]

MENA 100 Business Plan Competition: A Call For Arab Innovative Entrepreneurs

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

The MENA 100 Business Plan Competition, which is organized by the MENA-OECD Enterprise Financing Network, in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank and the MENA Center for Investment, has just been launched. The primary objective of the MENA 100 business plan competition is to encourage existing and inspire potential entrepreneurs and connect the 100 best [...]

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