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Is it becoming easier to fund a startup in the Middle East? Find out from and guests.
With that in mind, The Wall Street Journal Middle East is conducting a live Google Hangout discussion aiming to answer one simple question: Is it becoming easier to fund a startup in the Middle East?
Five panelists will help us answer this question currently being posed by countless entrepreneurs who are considering starting a business. The panel will chat through how entrepreneurs can seek funding; which sectors are most likely to get that much-needed cash; and the challenges that still remain in building a startup eco-system across the Middle East.
Join Rory Jones, reporter for The Wall Street Journal, as he talks to:
Wassim Kabbara, head of retail & local in MENA at Google
Hind Hobeika, chief executive and founder of Instabeat
Ramez Mohamed, chief executive of Flat6Labs
Sam Quawasmi, managing director and cofounder of Eureeca.com
Chris Schroeder, the author of Startup Rising; The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East
Don’t forget to add the Wall Street Journal page to your circles on Google+. You can tune in to the live Hangout that will be playing out live on their Google+ page as well as their YouTube
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Emirates launches flights to Boston from Dubai on March 10. We’re sitting down with Tim Clark, Emirates' president, to chat through this U.S. expansion, and how he aims to almost double the number of passengers the airline carries by 2020.
Got a question for Tim Clark? Email Rory Jones at email@example.com or tweet us @RoryWSJ and @WSJ.
Please note, this Hangout will begin at 9.45am EST (Boston), 1.45pm GMT (London) and 5.45pm GST (Dubai).
- City University, LondonPG Dip, Broadcast journalism, 2004 - 2006
- University College LondonBSc, Anthropology, 1997 - 2000
- Universidad del Valle de MéxicoAA degree, 1996 - 1997
- Wall Street JournalSocial media editor, 2013 - present
- Journalism.co.uktechnology editor, 2011 - 2013
- 100%Fes, MoroccoVideo journalist, 2010 - 2011
- Eastbourne HeraldSenior reporter, 2009 - 2010
- Kentish ExpressMultimedia journalist, 2008 - 2009
- kmfmBroadcast journalist, 2007 - 2008
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