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Co-working & the start-up boom in the Arab world

Jen Chiou

"The economic changes that came with the political uprisings during the Arab Spring have helped energize a start-up culture in the Arab world.

Pressed by an urgent need to create jobs in a region with some of the highest unemployment rates in the world, young people began developing their own small businesses and online ventures.

In the past two years, the requisite ecosystem of entrepreneurs, investors and legal and regulatory changes has begun to jell."

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  • Andrew KangpanAndrew Kangpan

    really interesting stuff....I wonder how larger corporations in the region are going to respond if this gains traction. Are we going to see a 'Google-type' corporation emerge in the Arab World?