What are the key investment trends and challenges affecting MENA’s entrepreneurship ecosystem? What factors should the ecosystem consider when trying to improve investment conditions for entrepreneurs? The Wamda Research Lab's most recent report - Enhancing Access: Assessing the Funding Landscape for MENA's Startups - provided an overview of funding trends and challenges affecting the region's entrepreneurs.
This new video from the WRL highlights some of the most relevant findings from the report. In particular, it showcases how investment has increased in recent years for entrepreneurial ventures in the region, while also identifying country and industry-level investment trends.
Additionally, the video and accompanying report provide a breakdown of the key characteristics and traits of the founders of these companies, discussing the age, gender, and backgrounds of the entrepreneurs themselves.
The video was originally showed at the MENA ICT Forum, held in Amman, Jordan in November 2014. The research and data collection were conducted in collaboration with Endeavor Insight and the video was created by Kilograms Creative Tactics.