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This weeks Tech Rockstar is serial Entrepreneur Daniel Marhely, founder of Deezer and Co-Founder and Investor of new Paris based startup GET. Having left school at 16 to focus on working in the world of web and tech, Daniel quickly made a name for himself on the French startup scene. Always …
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This week we are thrilled to be joined by London based travel startup Firef.ly. Founded by Chad Cribbins, Firef.ly is a mobile app providing comprehensive trip planning and travel guides paired with personal travel journals and mementoes, so you will never forget any trip.   First can you tell us …
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Tech City News reported last month that Silicon Valley is undergoing a chill while tech in Europe continues to grow. Silicon Valley has been hot since 2008, whereas Europe has really only gained significant traction over the past three years. When we talk about tech and Europe, London and Berlin …
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Based in Doha, the Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) is a joint project between Qatar Development Bank and the Social Development Center. The aim? To be the the disruptor to change the mindset of the country and help it become agile and competitive in the world market. With their wealth …
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Qatar is a country blessed with natural resources, including petroleum, natural gas and foodstuffs and the country has been fortunate to thrive off these natural resources. Oil and natural gas account for 55% of the country’s gross domestic product and petroleum has made Qatar one of the world’s fastest-growing and …

The tech startup scene is new to Qatar, but a few notable startups are starting to come out of Doha. One of these is Meddy, a platform to find the best doctors in your area based on reviews and credentials. Co-Founder Haris Aghadi told us about their company, and some …
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Next in our series of Estonian movers and shakers is René Lasseron. He filled us in on life as the CTO of Fundwise – the first equity crowdfunding platform in the Baltics.   First can you tell us a bit about your job? What Fundwise do? Fundwise is the first equity crowdfunding …
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This week we are thrilled to be joined by Estonian entrepreneur Kei Karlson, from GoWorkaBit. First can you tell us a bit about your job?  What does your company do? GoWorkaBit is a online platform that connects companies who need extra-staff for short periods of time for entry level positions. …
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This week’s startup to watch come from tech hub Estonia, mobile taxi app, Taxify, the fastest growing transport technology company in the Baltics and Eastern Europe.   Taxify has developed a mobile application available on iPhone and Android devices that allows users to connect with local taxi and private drivers. …
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Blessed with a burgeoning technology ecosystem, Estonia is firmly making a name for itself as a major tech city. But turn back twenty years ago and Estonia was crumbling after the collapse of the Soviet Union. So how did one of the smallest countries in Europe manage to turn its …