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Venture capital firm Icon Capital Partners of Dubai sees Africa as the ‘sweet spot’ for its tech-focused investments.
North Star Alliance has built a network of health care clinics operating out of containers in Africa.
AstroLabs, a Dubai-based startup hub and training academy that has partnered with Google, has had more than 400 technology startups apply since its soft launch in 2015.
Countries like India, South Korea and the UAE are successfully promoting themselves to the world and reaping the economic benefits. Should other nations take a page from their book?
The events in recent weeks threaten to undermine the stability that has made Turkey the world's singular example of a majority Muslim country with a functioning and enduring democracy.
J. Eric Wright, a venture capitalist based in South Africa, believes the biggest opportunity for entrepreneurs in the continent lies in the consumer space.
Does ethnicity influence economics? Oxford professor Derek Penslar says there is no monolithic “Jewish economy.” Rather, certain forms of economic behavior among Jews tended to repeat themselves in many situations.
After the Arab Spring, Egyptians began rebuilding their economy to employ jobless youth. Entrepreneur and Eisenhower Fellow Dina Sherif sees startup innovation taking hold.
Saudi Arabia has unveiled a bold plan to be less dependent on oil. While the plan makes sense in theory, observers say, it is difficult for resource-rich nations to successfully[…]
Emerging multinationals in sub-Saharan Africa are escaping the “commodities curse” and breaking into sectors like digital, telecom and financial services.