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 alive.

Now, Taoufik Aboudia, a born and raised Marrakchi, manager of web agency Web Pick, and Pascal Chevalier, CEO of French media group Reworld Media, want the city to be known for its startups.

In December 2015 they opened Emerging Business Factory, an ambitious space dedicated to tech and media innovation…[FULL STORY]


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