Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

Largest Gathering of African Startups to Come Together at Morocco Summit | Atlanta Blackstar

More details on the upcoming StartUp Africa Summit, hosted by StartUp Maroc: “StartUp Maroc” will present the first “StartUp Africa Summit” on January 21-23, 2016, in Casablanca. The event will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, coaches and other key players from a diverse array of primarily African startups over three days at Technopark and the Performing Arts Studio in Casablanca. During the first two days of the Summit on January ...

Marrakesh gets its first incubator | Wamda

Startup culture in Morocco continues to grow with new Marrakesh incubator: Marrakesh, the fourth biggest city in Morocco, barely deserves an introduction anymore. Two million tourists visit its old effervescent medina every year. Its community of French and European expats, mostly retired, is fueling a real estate boom. With its popularity as an international conference destination it’s becoming Europe’s Las Vegas, and the culture of handcraft is keeping Morocco’s traditions ...

The world’s best start-up hubs: Taghazout, Morocco | Virgin Entrepreneur

Morocco’s Taghazout featured as one of the world’s best startup hubs: You are reading an article from The world’s best start-up hubs series, to read more about this you can visit the series homepage. Population: 35,000 Pros: A small, vibrant community, cheap prices and a genuinely unique start-up experience. Cons: Internet access isn’t quite as reliable as you’d wish, lack of any ‘ordinary’ start-up community. Cost: One of the cheapest you’re likely to find, both in terms of living ...

The anti Silicon Valley: Start-up haven blooms in Moroccan paradise | CNN

CNN checks out The Blue House, a tech incubator space in Morocco that has been called “one of the world’s best start-up hubs”: The sleepy shores of Taghazout have traditionally been shared between the local fishing community and traveling surfers. The pinprick town on Morocco’s west coast has sketchy Internet coverage and little obvious appeal to workaholic, technophile entrepreneurs. But buzz is building around Taghazout in start-up circles, and it ...

Relocating our startup from Seattle to Morocco was the best decision we ever made | Quartz

American entrepreneurs on their experience relocating their startup from Seattle to Taghazout, Morocco: Shortly after graduating from university in the UK—and united by our shared desire to escape the corporate conveyor belt—we left the quaint cobbled streets of Durham, England behind and embarked on a trans-continental quest to build our startup, Maptia. One thousand days, four continents, and many (mis)adventures later, the three of us have launched a growing global ...
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