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Why I Like Metrics

E-commerce has been the latest big thing in the region with successes and acquisitions. For the many new daily entrants out there, the business model innovation you bring to the table will determine how successful you will be (unless you’ve somehow developed a teleportation technology to replace shipping, then I will sell my house and […]

WOMENA World Tour 2017

WOMENA World Tour 2017

Summer is fast approaching and WOMENA is hitting the road! We’ll be speaking at conferences, growing our networks sharing best practice, learning from other angel groups and ecosystems, and bringing the best ideas back to the Middle East! WOMENA will also be building bridges and raising awareness about the Middle East ecosystem through speaking engagements […]

Elissa Freiha Weoritu Feature

Journey: Elissa Freiha مسيرة إليسا فريحة

Why did we start WOMENA? Take a glimpse into the #herstory of WOMENA as our cofounder and angel investor, Elissa Freiha shares their entrepreneurial journey on why they build one of the most active angel investment groups in the region. Thank you WEORITU for featuring us and capturing our story in this beautiful video. To learn more […]

Mythbusting Impact Investing

Taa’theer 2017–the annual impact and social responsibility conference–is coming up once again, and WOMENA will be joining the conversation to discuss how investors fit into the puzzle of making the world a better place. Angel investors (at least the investors in WOMENA) in general tend to share certain characteristics. We’re risk-takers, innovation-seekers, and believers in […]

Meet the UAE’s Next Generation of Young Investors

WOMENA has set its sights on an even younger generation of entrepreneurs and investors that will be building the UAE’s ecosystem in the coming years, and what we’ve seen so far is pretty promising! Since WOMENA started two years ago, we’ve been lucky to be a part of a growing startup ecosystem that is nowhere […]

Girl Of Now Initiative

ELIE SAAB Launches The Girl Of Now Initiative To Inspire The Next Generation Of Female Leaders

ELIE SAAB collaborated with WOMENA, a regional women’s investment platform, by hosting a high tea and inspirational talk at Ayyam Gallery as part of the Girl Of Now Initiative, an ELIE SAAB brand activation supporting women leadership, empowerment and the importance of educating the youth. This event is a first of a series of ongoing […]