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Entrepreneurship

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. CC BY-SA 3.0

What to expect from the $100 billion Saudi-SoftBank partnership

We take a closer look at what SoftBank's new Saudi partner brings to the table
Oct 30, 2016
Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

News

Rakuten and Saudi Telecom invest $350 million in Careem, turning Uber’s rival into a unicorn

The investment is actually a surprise after kingdom threw $3.5 billion at Uber earlier this year
Dec 19, 2016
One of the Bombardier Challenger 850s advertised by JetSmarter for intercity shuttle service. Photo Credit: JetSmarter

Want to fly a private jet? There’s an app for that – and Jay-Z backs it

JetSmarter just raised a $105 million Series C round. The Florida-based company wants to appeal beyond the superrich to make the "empty legs" industry sustainable
Dec 12, 2016
The General Authority of Civil Aviation was hit hard by the hackers. Photo Credit: GACA

Saudi government computers fried by ‘Shamoon 2’ malware

No one has claimed or assigned responsibility yet and Iran is, as usual, the main suspect
Dec 03, 2016
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Security

5 reasons why the new Department of Homeland Security rules on electronics are racist and ineffective, but mostly impractical

After the temporary defeat of the “Muslim ban,” the Trump Administration is keeping up the tempo of stupid policies that are likely to hurt US interests and [Read More...]
Mar 21, 2017
The General Authority of Civil Aviation was hit hard by the hackers. Photo Credit: GACA

Saudi government computers fried by ‘Shamoon 2’ malware

No one has claimed or assigned responsibility yet and Iran is, as usual, the main suspect
Dec 03, 2016

Transportation

Rakuten and Saudi Telecom invest $350 million in Careem, turning Uber’s rival into a unicorn

The investment is actually a surprise after kingdom threw $3.5 billion at Uber earlier this year
Dec 19, 2016
One of the Bombardier Challenger 850s advertised by JetSmarter for intercity shuttle service. Photo Credit: JetSmarter

Want to fly a private jet? There’s an app for that – and Jay-Z backs it

JetSmarter just raised a $105 million Series C round. The Florida-based company wants to appeal beyond the superrich to make the "empty legs" industry sustainable
Dec 12, 2016

Venture Capital

One of the Bombardier Challenger 850s advertised by JetSmarter for intercity shuttle service. Photo Credit: JetSmarter

Want to fly a private jet? There’s an app for that – and Jay-Z backs it

JetSmarter just raised a $105 million Series C round. The Florida-based company wants to appeal beyond the superrich to make the "empty legs" industry sustainable
Dec 12, 2016
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. CC BY-SA 3.0

What to expect from the $100 billion Saudi-SoftBank partnership

We take a closer look at what SoftBank's new Saudi partner brings to the table
Oct 30, 2016

Malaysia launches $100 million Islamic venture capital fund

Though not the first such VC, the project in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia could be a launching pad for focusing on specific ecosystems [Read More...]
May 05, 2016

Women in tech

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. CC BY-SA 3.0

What to expect from the $100 billion Saudi-SoftBank partnership

We take a closer look at what SoftBank's new Saudi partner brings to the table
Oct 30, 2016

$3.5 billion Saudi investment in Uber puts brakes on competition

Interestingly, since women in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to drive, 80% of Uber users registered in the country are women
Jun 02, 2016

Events

ESA’s startup point man reveals the next big trends in space innovation

Speaking to Geektime at Slush 2016 in Helsinki, Finland, ESA BIC Director Frank Salzgeber is optimistic about a new kind of satellite future
Dec 07, 2016

Innovation

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. CC BY-SA 3.0

What to expect from the $100 billion Saudi-SoftBank partnership

We take a closer look at what SoftBank's new Saudi partner brings to the table
Oct 30, 2016

Lists

Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016