Monthly Archives: March 2018

women of Jordan

Women of Jordan: Nour Jarrar

Women of Jordan – Part Three Nour Jarrar was sure that one day she would head a bank. She realized this dream at the beginning of 2018 when she was appointed CEO of CitiBank N.A. after spending more than 14…

Mediterranean

Mercato Mediterraneo: Food and culture of the Mediterranean

In cooperation with the Italian Trade Agency in Amman, Venture had the privilege of attending the first edition of the Mercato Mediterraneo in Rome, Italy at the Fiera di Roma venue. The 4-day event was dedicated to the development of…

design

The Business of Design

Sima Najjar’s design platform is aiming to help designers get creative and business savvy. Over the past decade, serial entrepreneur Sima Najjar has built and sold several companies, including a website dedicated to creating Arabic content. Her latest project is…

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Sara Ferrer Olivella

Sara Ferrer Olivella took up her role as the UNDP country director for Jordan at the start of 2017. The UN official was the regional advisor for the UNDP in New York prior to moving to the Kingdom. She says…

Women of Jordan

Women of Jordan: Doha Abdel Khaleq

Women of Jordan! Doha Abdel Khaleq is the cofounder and executive partner of Eskadenia, a software company. She previously served as the regional director for legal affairs for telecoms giant Ericsson in Beirut and a legal counsel in Beijing, Shanghai…

women of Jordan

Women of Jordan: The women making a difference in Jordan

Women of Jordan! Ever since its inception, International Women’s History Month has strived to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It marks a clear call to action for speeding up gender parity around the world. Even…

smart city

Mobile phone worries

With sales declining, mobile phone makers will have to find new ways of keeping consumers interested. Global smartphone sales are slowing. International Data Corporation (IDC) recently reported that smartphone vendors shipped 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017,…

Entrepreneurship: Arabia Weather

Welcome to a new episode of Al-Mo’asher (المؤشر) in which we will go on a journey into clear skies to Arabia Weather. The journey of “Arabia Weather” is a special one in the world of entrepreneurship. Nevertheless, the company faced…

Mohammed Al-Shaker (Presenter): Welcome to a new episode of Al-Mo’asher in which we will go on a journey into clear skies to Arabia Weather. The journey of “Arabia Weather” is a special one in the world of entrepreneurship. Nevertheless, the…

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Oasis500 holds first GIST Hub Meetup

Oasis500 held its first GIST Hub meetup last month after signing with VentureWells, a US State Department initiative to empower young innovators through networking, skills building, mentoring, and access to finance. As a new member of the GIST network, Oasis500…