I read an informative piece on the Middle East startup ecosystem last week.
What I found particularly insightful is that although, at less than 10 million people, the United Arab Emirates has one of the smallest populations in the Middle East and Levant region, it accounts for a whopping 42% of the region’s startups. This is likely due to the country’s progressive governance and Dubai’s success in attracting expats with the goal of serving as a regional hub for non-oil sectors including technology.
You can read the full piece here.
Also published on Medium.