Category: Features

Venture Capital

The New Venture Capital Law

Venture capital funding, with its investment in innovative, high-growth companies, has been a growing asset class within regional investors’ portfolios. According to Dubai-based MAGNiTT, the Middle East’s largest online startup community, 2018 saw a record number of such deals, totaling…

G20

Key Remarks From The 2019 G20 Osaka Summit

The 2019 G20 Osaka summit was the fourteenth meeting of the G20, a forum of 19 countries and the EU that together represent most of the world economy. It was held on 28–29 June 2019 at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka and was the first G20 summit to be hosted by Japan….

TOP STARTUPS IN JORDAN TO INVEST IN

The WEF Fourth Industrial Revolution Startups The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, have selected the top 100 Arab world startups that are transforming the MENA region and reshaping the future in the context of the…

Terminal

MAKING JORDAN THE TERMINAL OF CHOICE

The Public-Private Partnership that’s revamping transport for Jordan The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) is Jordan’s only container port. With a capacity of 1.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit), and 1 km of berthing, capable of servicing ultra-large container ships, it…

EIB

EIB: BUILDING ECONOMIC RESILIENCE IN JORDAN

The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to invest USD 1 billion during 2019-2020 Over four decades, the European Investment Bank has been supporting the Jordanian economy by investing in projects that make a difference in people’s life. The Bank financed…

aviation

The Business of Freedom: AVIATION

Jordan’s tourism and aviation outlook in 2019: waiting in the wings. Insights into the latest aviation trends, future outlook for the industry and ongoing challenges in Jordan as well as the wider region, as briefed to Venture, in a media…

Sharif Eye Centers

Sharif Eye Centers

Dr. Khaled Sharif is an internationally renowned Eye Surgeon who is the Founder and Medical Director of the Sharif Eye Centers Medical Group Inc.; a professional corporation dedicated to providing world-class laser vision correction procedures as well as comprehensive multi-subspecialty…

Silawi

REMEMBERING A DEVOTED-MEDIA VETERAN: SAAD SILAWI

Saad Silawi, the renowned media giant who pioneered Jordan’s media scene, passed away in Beirut on Saturday, September 1, 2018 leaving a legacy of love, passion and professionalism that is etched into the minds of others and touched the hearts…

His Majesty at the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony

His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan speaking at the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony at Washington National Cathedral, November 13. King Abdullah II was awarded the 2018 Templeton Prize in the presence of ambassadors, Jordanian and…

Millennials

Despite Their Struggles, MENA’s Millennials Are Transforming The Region

Based on the findings of region-wide survey “#Millennials”, Ipsos results reveal that this generation, while facing challenges, is bringing about major change. Millennials in MENA have unprecedented connectivity levels, with 97% having access to the internet, and 94% are on…