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Top employee’s defense of Swvl puts basic rights in jeopardy, The self-righteous Swvl employee and his alarming message

Opinion: Top employee’s defense of Swvl puts basic rights in jeopardy

The Egyptian social media circus is in full power since last week. It all started when few Swvl employees accused their employer of terminating...
The Death of Privacy

The Death of Privacy

The year 2018 has become the year of privacy, which is striking because it’s unclear as to whether the public knows that or not....
How AI can open up Silicon Valley to international investors

How AI can open up Silicon Valley to international investors

Mobile apps are detecting skin cancer. Drones are delivering aid across continents. Artificial intelligence is disrupting every aspect of our lives. The venture capital...
Four Takeaways From Google Cloud Next ’18 by Sherif Kozman, CEO of Extreme Solution

Four Takeaways From Google Cloud Next ’18 by Sherif Kozman, CEO of Extreme Solution

25,000 tech professionals, entrepreneurs, engineers and developers from all around the world gathered in the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the three-day Google...
gender diversity, Face to face with 'Junk gender diversity'

Face to face with ‘Junk gender diversity’

Are you interested in gender diversity topic? In the last decade that has become, increasingly, a non negotiable mandate for international corporates.Almost all are...
Sponsors hijack Egypt's World Cup 2018 airplane branding, Osman Badran Shares His Thoughts on Egypt’s National Football Team’s Plane Branding

Sponsors hijack Egypt’s World Cup 2018 airplane branding

Egypt revealed the 2018 World Cup airplane on Tuesday sparking frenzied criticism on social media over the state-owned mobile operator’s excessive branding which dominated...
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A look into Apple’s iPhone X Marketing Strategies

The tech baron announced three new iPhones and an Apple watch. As though that was not enough to draw attention, the company employed advertising...
3 Ways Telecom Companies Can Outlive the Digital Revolution, can telecom adapt digital revolution?

3 Ways Telecom Companies Can Outlive the Digital Revolution

The telecom industry is approaching a tipping point.Average revenue is falling and many telecom providers are experiencing significant reductions in their basic communication service...
Cannes Lions 2017, Cannes Lions Predictions: Less roaring, more bite

Cannes Lions 2017 Predictions: Less roaring, more bite

“Doing good” is for most brands (and agencies) like pissing in a wet suit. It feels nice and warm, but quickly begins to stink.Femvertising,...
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Why Middle East marketing and politics don’t mix

Growing up in the region, I was (and still am) far too talkative. To keep me from getting into trouble, I was told, in...
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Google boycott: Is it all about free PR?

Originally Published by Stefan Michel – professor of marketing and service management at IMD business school in Switzerland.Swiss companies, such as the soft cheese manufacturer Baer and...
Maadi under destruction

Maadi under destruction, how to stand up for your heritage?

Would you stand for your Identity? It was a story like no other, Brits and Egyptian Jews came in, bought some land from the Khedive himself...
amr shady on digital boom explaining personalities of successful founders, 6 Personalities of Successful Founders

6 Personalities of Successful Founders

What makes a successful founder? Many in the startup ecosystem have stepped in to answer this question, which is constantly being asked by founders...
Fallout of the Careem - Fakharany Saga

Fallout of the Careem – Fakharany Saga

It started so well. One of the most respected Egyptian IT executives, a 3Com and Google veteran (disclaimer – I briefly worked with Wael...

You work in PR? Read this!

PR is dead – how many times have we all heard this in the past couple of years? Yes, social media is becoming more important...
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Chipsy Egypt Manipulates Disgruntled Customer Using Mortada Mansour’s Meme

We’ve all seen it happen, but we rarely see a brand does it so well in Egypt.Chipsy Egypt got a particularly disgruntled user, their...
Services Companies, a Story and Opportunity

Services Companies, a Story and Opportunity

Part of my Egyptian Entrepreneurship Opportunity series  –  check out Part 1 if you haven’t. In Egypt (and perhaps everywhere), early startup cash is king and early...
F*** Being a Founder, Be a Follower

F*** Being a Founder, Be a Follower

Everyone wants to be a founder. We’re getting international appraise for being so creative and innovative within the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Cairo. Forbes wrote...

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