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Five Great Blogs on the Iranian Startup Scene

Five Great Blogs on the Iranian Startup Scene

Posted by | Apr 25, 2014

Financial Times The Financial Times has accumulated a good number of stories in its Tech Blog covering the Iranian beat. It is a valuable resource for anyone looking for information about local tech and startup industries. It is particularly helpful with its comprehensive insights and analysis on current tech issues…
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Korea, 'Land of the Morning Calm' and Now Startup Hub

Korea, 'Land of the Morning Calm' and Now Startup Hub

Posted by | Apr 24, 2014

Korea, once referred to as the ‘Land of the Morning Calm,’ has emerged as one of the key startup hubs in Asia. Having witnessed firsthand the changes in this once conservative and shy nation, I am amazed at the pace of change and the hunger with which local founders are embracing the challenge and opportunity presented…
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The INCIKE Initiative and How You Can Help

The INCIKE Initiative and How You Can Help

Posted by | Apr 23, 2014

In 1994, Rwanda saw its darkest period as the Hutu majority proceeded on killing men who are members of Tutsi ethnic group. About a million people were massacred within a chilling 100-day period. The victims who survived the genocide were not only left to deal with the loss but also the possibility of death themselves as…
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Tehran and the Seedstars World Experience

Tehran and the Seedstars World Experience

Posted by | Apr 22, 2014

It is not correct to condense Iran into something entirely out of what are being reported in the global media. It is home to one of the world's oldest civilization and it must mean something if one should talk about the culture, character and identity of the Iranian people. As we explored Tehran for the first time and begin…
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In Baku, Manads Advances to Seedstars World 2014 Finals

In Baku, Manads Advances to Seedstars World 2014 Finals

Posted by | Apr 21, 2014

As technology and the Internet gain foothold in the Caucasus region, there are emerging startups that are scrambling to gain the pioneering advantage. Manads, the Seedstars World 2014 regional winner is a case in point. It has proven, in the regional competition held in Baku, Azerbaijan last April 18, that it is already…
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Five Blogs To Understand The Azerbaijani Startup Scene

Five Blogs To Understand The Azerbaijani Startup Scene

Posted by | Apr 18, 2014

Blogs and social media are just beginning to make inroads in Baku so the local blogging scene is still in progress. This list is a collection of online publishers that should provide an overview and the feel of entrepreneurship, technology and life in the city and Azerbaijan in general.   Aaron in Azerbaijan Aaron…
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Accelerating Azerbaijan and the Barama Project

Accelerating Azerbaijan and the Barama Project

Posted by | Apr 16, 2014

Startup accelerators are a key component of a startup community if it is to develop and mature. Startup entrepreneurs can only do so much and investors can only give so much. The accelerators and incubators fill the gap. They facilitate the way a startup launches into the market. They bridge and match ideas with funding…
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Baku: A City of the Future

Baku: A City of the Future

Posted by | Apr 15, 2014

Baku first came to prominence - at least if we are talking about my awareness here - when it made the rounds of global news with its ambitious Baku White City Plan. It is an urban development that could truly seize one's imagination. It is transforming a heavily industrial site in the Azerbaijani capital long-known as Black…
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ChannelKit's 'Handpicked Web' Shines at the Seedstars World Moscow 2014

ChannelKit's 'Handpicked Web' Shines at the Seedstars World Moscow 2014

Posted by | Apr 12, 2014

Twenty of the best early stage startups trooped to Dream Industries Moscow on Friday April 11 and pitched their ideas and roadmaps to market and profitability. ChannelKit, a tool that lets users organize the web of chaotic information into systematic channels and take advantage of it in the process, emerged as the winner.…
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Groundbreaking Entrepreneurs That Are Heating Up the Russian Tech Industry

Groundbreaking Entrepreneurs That Are Heating Up the Russian Tech Industry

Posted by | Apr 10, 2014

Ramil Ibragimov Ramil Ibragimov should be one of the faces of Russian startup entrepreneurs: young, bold and ambitious. A couple of years ago, he injected around $1 million from his own pocket to co-found the Navigator Campus. On the surface, it is an outfit for training startup entrepreneurs but behind the initiative…
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