Bossladies Breakfast is Coming to Cairo

Attention Bossladies of Cairo! WOMENA is heading to RiseUp Summit next week, and we're excited to meet the legendary female founders of Egypt. As a pre-event to RiseUp, WOMENA will be hosting an exclusive breakfast for female founders…
Womena BossladiesLegal Workshop

Bossladies Legal

Join us for our first #BossladiesLegal event! WOMENA is pleased to invite female tech entrepreneurs in Dubai to apply to attend the first event in our new #Bossladies workshop series: #BossladiesLegal. WOMENA is partnering with Latham…
MENA Angel Investors Pitch

7 Things MENA Investors Are Looking For In Your Pitch, As Told By WOMENA's Angels

As angel investors, we are constantly on the lookout for the hottest new deals. In an average 24 hour period, WOMENA’s dedicated ‘Deals’ Slack channel will be buzzing with names and descriptions of seed-stage tech companies and entrepreneurs…

Bossladies Breakfast

Are you a founder? Are you a female? Well then, you are a bosslady! Join us for a breakfast of champions. As a part of our new focus on female entrepreneurs, WOMENA will be hosting an exclusive breakfast for female founders of tech startups,…
GITEX FUTURISTS

Recap: Fierce Founders in a Man's World

On August 23rd, Blooming Founder's Lu Li joined WOMENA founder Elissa Freiha, in a frank conversation about gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the tech world, and how female founders can keep safe and strong. The impetus for…
MENA founders and investors business advice

World Entrepreneurs' Day: MENA Founders and Investors Share Their Top Business Advice

If it takes a village to raise a child, then it will take the entire Middle East tech ecosystem to raise a successful startup. And as a young and emerging startup ecosystem, there will be crucial growing pains for first-time entrepreneurs and…
Womena - Breaking that Catch 22

Catch 22: How The Booming VC Culture is Holding Back MENA Innovation

It is a highly-recommended investment strategy internationally, for the benefit of both the investor and the entrepreneur, to invest in companies you understand. But in the MENA region, this has resulted in a cycle of not taking bets on (very…
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Webinar: Fierce Founders in a Man's World

The last few months have been rocky for female founders and investors in Silicon Valley, with a number of harassment allegations being levied against prominent VC partners. The Elephant in the Valley project conducted a survey of over 200…
GITEX FUTURISTS

Gearing up for GITEX!

Since it's early beginnings in 1981, GITEX has been MENA's leading technology and innovation conference. In a nod to the powerful role that startups play in creating innovation, last year GITEX launched the GITEX Startup movement, which…