A noon update

Following on from my last update on noon and all the drama that came after, someone likely in error, dropped me a line with what looks »

The Future of Majid Al Futtaim

Inspired by Zack Kanter's epic read on Why Amazon is eating the world, earlier this summer I put together a hypothetical deck on the future of »

What's hiding behind noon's beta?

It isn't every day that a $1 billion dollar startup launches in the Middle East, let alone in the e-commerce space. Following on from my post »

Evidence that Amazon's buyout of Souq is almost done

On the 14th of March 2017, a Souq.com subsidiary, Q Tech General Trading LLC's trade license looked like this: A day later an action took »

The Funding Gap

When we started JadoPado in September 2010, the technology space in the region was virtually non-existent, save a few valiant efforts. Today, we have startup accelerator »