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If you are looking to start a new business in Dubai, or are looking for information on how to grow your startup, this podcast is for you! Join us on our journey as we build our own startup, Ejarcar.com in Dubai, and hear success stories from established entrepreneurs in the Middle East. Startup Hustle Middle East is a weekly podcast, hosted by Siddharth and Mamta Varerkar. This podcast will cover topics like how to build a lean startup growth-hacking tips to market your product and we will i ...
 
The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was cohosted by mstdfr, Kerning Cultures, and Art Jameel in October 2019. These are the panel recordings, produced by Lucas Skrobat (Anchored Strategy) and Saud Albadeea. For more information, to subscribe to the monthly newsletter, or to get involved in our next Forum: https://mepodcastforum.com/.
 
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The Palestine Broadcasting Service started airing in 1936, from a brand new transmitter tower in Ramallah. It was a British station in three languages, aimed at promoting the message of the mandate government throughout the region. But over the following decades, as Palestine saw political upheavals, bloody conflicts and power shifts, the radio sta…
 
In our day-to-day lives, it’s a drink. But for some people, it is not as simple as that. It’s a Sufi’s spiritual companion, an Emirati’s keeper of tradition, and a Yemeni’s connection to his homeland. Today, we dive into three stories about coffee, exploring the tradition, culture, and spirituality of this simple bean. This episode was produced by …
 
The lower west side of Manhattan used to be home to the biggest population of Arab immigrants in the US. In the early 20th century, streets were full of people speaking Arabic, with street vendors selling ka’ak, storefront baklava displays; this was New York’s “Little Syria”. Today though, it’s all gone. This week on Kerning Cultures, America’s fir…
 
In 1979, Iftah Ya Simsim - the Arabic version of Sesame Street - aired for the first time. Over the next ten years, the show was loved by children across the Arab world, until 1990, when the show was pulled off the air as a result of the Gulf War. But Ammar Al Sabban, a young boy growing up watching the show in Jeddah, never forgot the impact his f…
 
In this episode, we catch up with Hamza Khan, founder of the Letswork app that allows you to work from wherever you want! Access 40+ co-working spaces, hotels, cafés, and warehouses across the UAE with a single membership. We discuss with him the situation pre and post COVID, and how they have managed to keep their business alive by changing their …
 
Faysal Bibi and his team of palaeontologists have been captivated by this one particular moment that took place in the Abu Dhabi desert seven million years ago. This week, a journey back to a time before the desert was the desert... when elephants, crocodiles and monkeys reigned supreme in the UAE. This episode was produced by Alex Atack, with edit…
 
In 1968, a trio of Palestinian filmmakers began making films about life under Israeli occupation. Almost 15 years and over 90 films later, their film unit became a dominant force in the Arab film industry. But in 1982, their film reels disappeared. Overnight, decades of footage and thousands of hours of archives were gone. Today on Kerning Cultures…
 
This week, a special collaboration with one of our all time favourite podcasts: Radiolab. We produced the episode - Lebanon USA - last year, and Radiolab have taken that original story and elevated it to a whole new level. This is a story of a road trip. After a particularly traumatic Valentine's Day, Fadi Boukaram was surfing google maps and notic…
 
This week on Kerning Cultures, two short stories. Producers Alex and Zeina uncover why Egyptians are so good at playing squash, and look at a businessman’s unlikely dream to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to the shores of the UAE. This episode was produced by Alex Atack and Zeina Dowidar, with editorial support from Dana Ballout, Tamara Rasamny, Na…
 
In this episode, we talk to Abdullah Mutawi who is the chairman of the Dubai Angel investors.Abdullah is a lawyer with more than 20 years' experience in corporate finance, M&A and venture capital with a deep focus on technology transactions and helping clients navigate complex shareholder, management, and corporate governance issues. Abdullah has a…
 
We’re heartbroken by what happened in Beirut on Tuesday, August 4. Many of us at the Kerning Cultures team are Lebanese, or have close ties to Beirut. So we’re taking a break from publishing our episode this week. Instead, we’d like to use this platform to ask you to consider donating what you can to relief efforts like the Lebanese Red Cross. You …
 
In the 1960s, a college professor and his group of students were determined to build and launch rockets into space. And so, they did. This week, on Kerning Cultures, a story about the first-ever rocket launched from the Arab world into space. This episode was produced by Tamara Rasamny with editorial support from Dana Ballout, Zeina Dowidar, Alex A…
 
In 1917, a musical prodigy called Zabelle Panosian recorded a song that captured the heartbreak of a generation of Armenian Americans in the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide. She toured the world, selling thousands of records. And then, she was almost completely forgotten. This is her story. This episode was produced by Alex Atack with editorial …
 
For centuries in Egypt, Zar was a music and dance ritual believed to heal women from unwanted spirits that possessed their bodies. But as time went on and ideologies changed, the practice became controversial and deeply feared. And now, it’s mostly gone. Today on Kerning Cultures, join producer Zeina Dowidar on a journey of music, spirits, and tran…
 
This is the ugly truth: racism and anti-Blackness in the Arab world is a common practice and a subject so taboo that many have convinced themselves that it doesn’t even exist. But for those of us who live in these societies, and who are caught at the intersection of Black and Arab identities, it is undeniable. Today on Kerning Cultures, producer Sa…
 
Our producer Nadeen Shaker takes us on her own personal journey in trying to discover why she felt excluded because of her hijab. In Egypt, things are more complex than they seem; history, politics, class, and money all played a hand in changing how people perceive veiled women. This week on Kerning Cultures, a story about what it’s like to feel li…
 
Last year, our producer Darah Ghanem stumbled upon an obscure blog on a nearly forgotten corner of the internet. On it were hundreds of historic photographs of a Christian missionary school in Khartoum called Unity High School. But as she looked closer, she started to see something else: the blog’s writers were trying to tell the world about an all…
 
Last year, our producer Darah Ghanem stumbled upon an obscure blog on a nearly forgotten corner of the internet. On it were hundreds of historic photographs of a Christian missionary school in Khartoum called Unity High School. But as she looked closer, she started to see something else: the blog’s writers were trying to tell the world about an all…
 
We're back! We'll be here with a new episode of Kerning Cultures every Friday this summer. Here's a quick taste of what's to come. Kerning Cultures is a Kerning Cultures Network production. Support this podcast on patreon.com/kerningcultures for as little as $1 a month. Support the show: https://patreon.com/kerningcultures See omnystudio.com/listen…
 
As a podcast we are seeking to cover not just startups and entrepreneurs from the UAE, but the Middle East, so we were excited to interview Mohammed Aldossary, co-founder & CEO of Sary (a B2B ecommerce marketplace from Saudi Arabia) that has managed to raise USD 6.6 Million in Series A funding, during these unprecedented times. Ben Harburg, the Man…
 
EMKWAN is an award winning Reviewer and Vlogger focusing on Technology and Lifestyle. Broadcasting weekly from Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Check out Emkwans Youtube Channel : https://www.youtube.com/user/avorahtv/ The name 'EMKWAN' is an online pseudonym, built up while creating and producing content online and being active on social media. EMKWAN combine…
 
While we're working on the upcoming season of Kerning Cultures, we wanted to share with you another show we've been making. It's called al empire, and it tells the stories of exceptional Arabs and their journeys to the top. The show is in its second season, and in this clip from a recent episode, a voice you might already recognise: Jad Abumrad, th…
 
All of our lives have changed. In this unprecedented time, we wanted to make something to reflect this moment. So today, our Kerning Cultures quarantine special: stories of staying at home, lockdowns from history, creative ways of escaping boredom... and for everybody’s sanity, a few things that have nothing to do with the coronavirus. You can hear…
 
Recently formed Dubai and Riyadh-based Nuwa Capital aims to redefine the relationship between founders and capital by providing a progressive founder centric approach to investing in emerging markets. Find out more about NUWA capital and how to apply: https://nuwacapital.io/ Follow us on Social or use #StartupHustleME to connect: https://www.facebo…
 
We interviewed some of our old friends, Pallavi and Richard Dean. Pallavi is the founder of Roar which is an award winning Interior design studio, and Richard hosts Business breakfast show on Dubai eye and has written two books Sink or Swim - How to Stay Afloat in Tough Economic Times and more recently, Crowd Pleaser - the 100 greatest public speak…
 
The Kerning Cultures Network has a new Arabic show we're excited to share with you. Listen to B'Hob here, or wherever you get your podcasts. B'Hob tells stories about the force that drives the universe. We explore love in all its forms through stories from across the region. Join us for a journey through the pain, happiness, inspiration, and someti…
 
Have a listen to our very exciting interview with Hebah Fisher, Co-founder and CEO of Kerning Cultures Network, which currently produces several podcasts including Kerning cultures and Al empire. Podcasting is media's next growth market, and Kerning cultures is on a mission to building the premier Middle East podcast network. Kerning cultures is al…
 
We had a chance to catch up with Saeed Alnofeli, Programs manager at Sheraa at the Sharjah Entrepreneurship festival 2019. Saeed told us about how Sheraa is actively involved in supporting the startup ecosystem from idea stage all the way to series funding stage.With 7000+ community members, and more than 72 graduated startups,Sheraa aims to cultiv…
 
While we’re working on our summer season, we’re going to be dropping some bonus episodes into your feed over the next few months. Starting with this one: a special conversation featuring producer Alex Atack, who you’ve heard telling you all these stories, but you probably don’t know much about him. So this his backstory, and a sneak peek into what'…
 
We had a chance to speak to Dr. Corrie Block, leading business strategist, Director of Xische & Co, Professor of Strategic Management at Monarch Business School, and certified NLP Executive Coach, with over 20 years’ experience working on more than 100 companies. He has founded more than 7 startups in Europe and MENA. He is an International speaker…
 
This year Startup hustle Middle East is a media partner again at Step conference, and we are giving away two tickets to Step conference, taking place on 11th and 12th feb, at Dubai Internet City. All you need to do for a chance to win is, leave us a rating and review wherever you listen to the podcast, screenshot the review, post it as an Instagram…
 
At the Sharjah entrepreneurship festival 2019, we had the chance to catch up with one of the speakers, Jonas Kjellberg, who is one of the co-creators of Skype, a respected lecturer, author, and venture investor. Jonas is currently part of BCG Digital Ventures, a corporate investment and incubation firm. As one of the founding partners of Skype, Jon…
 
Today, an update on a story from the Kerning Cultures vault. The little-known, intertwining of history between Yemen and Vietnam, told through the lens of a single family. Then, a story of modern Arab migration. This story originally aired in December 2018. Thank you to Faraj and his family for being so open and warm with us despite us poking aroun…
 
In 1942, Lebanon’s National Museum opened in Beirut, celebrating the country’s golden age and inside, it housed some of the region’s most important artifacts. So when the Lebanese war started in 1975, the museum staff came up with a risky and elaborate scheme to save everything inside the museum. This week on Kerning Cultures, the story of how a sm…
 
Startup Hustle was a media partner in the recent Sharjah Entrepreneurship festival 2019. Aside from some amazing talks and panels, we got to witness 70 startups go head-to-head for a chance to win AED 100,000 for their business. Five startups were shortlisted based on their one minute pitch and competed in the second round. The startups ranged from…
 
Today, an update on a story from the Kerning Cultures vault. Elie was a journalist looking for her next story when she met Ziad at a party in Istanbul. Ziad was a Syrian refugee hoping to travel to Europe and apply for asylum. Elie asked Ziad if she could follow him to Norway, his final destination, and document the journey. He said yes. So commenc…
 
Asmaa al-Ghoul was an ambitious young journalist when she started reporting on Gaza – her hometown – for the newspaper she’d dreamed of working for in high school. But through the trauma of uprisings, wars, and a failed marriage, she began to question how much journalism really matters. This week on Kerning Cultures, a special collaboration with Za…
 
Find out how Ahmed Ben Chaibeh leverages Social media to get hundreds of Influencers to talk about his company Aquafun. Links to Aquafun Website: https://aquafun.ae/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aquafunme/ Link to Siddharth Vlogs video about Aquafun: Aquafun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W6uhVjqBNQ Follow us on Social or use #StartupHus…
 
On October 17, people in Lebanon hit the streets to call for a new government. The revolution’s slogan, “all of them means all of them”, spares no political party that has been a part of the sectarian-based government. This week on Kerning Cultures: how the revolution is changing people's relationship with their country. This episode was produced b…
 
This is the recording of the final session of the 2019 Forum where we tossed around a mic and introduced ourselves to one another. It's a lovely snapshot of the podcasting ecosystem. The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was cohosted by mstdfr, Kerning Cultures, and Art Jameel i…
 
This is the recording of the 2019 panel, "Disruptors of Other Industries" featuring moderator Ammar Sabban (mstdfr), and panelists Sebastian Bond (Kitab Sawti), Molham Krayem (Kraytiv), and Osama Natto (Natto Innovation Labs). The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was cohosted b…
 
This is the recording of the 2019 panel "How to Grow Your Listening Audience" featuring moderator Basel Anabtawi (Basel Meets), and panelists Rana Nawas (When Women Win), Hussem ElHage (Let's Take This Online), and Big Hass (Buckle Up). The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was …
 
This is the recording of the 2019 panel, "The Art of the Interview" featuring moderator Lucas Skrobat (Own the Future), and panelists Alex Atack (Kerning Cultures), Turki Ali Albalushi (al sekka), Ashraf Faden (EishBTSWI). The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was cohosted by ms…
 
This is the recording of the 2019 panel "Podcast Horror Stories" featuring moderator Isra Abu Zayed (Hamburger Generation), and panelists Fowzi Mahsoon (House Zofi), Saeed Alshamsi (Root Quest), and Abdulaziz Al Muaygil (Alkora M3na) The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was coh…
 
This is the recording of the 2019 panel "The Business Case for Podcasts" featuring moderator Hebah Fisher (Kerning Cultures), and panelists Stefano Fallaha (Podio), Mshari Alonaizy (Finyal Media), Ramsey G. Tesdell (Sowt), and Rami Taibah (mstdfr). The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annua…
 
This is the recording of the 2019 panel, The State of the Podcast Industry featuring moderator Guido Mercati (Publicis Groupe), and panelists Cheryl King (markettiers MENA), Abdulrahman Alomran (podcastarabic.com), and Rami Zeidan (Anghami). The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum…
 
This is the recording of the Middle East Podcast Forum 2019 welcome remarks. The Middle East Podcast Forum is an ecosystem of podcasters across the Middle East. This year’s annual forum was cohosted by mstdfr, Kerning Cultures, and Art Jameel in October 2019. Here are the panel recordings, produced by Lucas Skrobat (Anchored Strategy) and Saud Alba…
 
A special feature of Kerning Cultures Network's newest podcast, al empire. Episode 4 features comedian Bassem Youssef. Bassem reflects on the moments that inspired him to leave behind 19 years in medicine for political satire, a show that was watched by 40 million people every week. Now, he tells us about what it’s like reinventing a career for him…
 
What does a VC 2.0 look like? Arif Saiyad, founder and CEO of ASA ventures, started out with a mere 250 Euros from his dad to exiting several businesses and being involved in more than 100 ventures. ASA Ventures, a VC firm based in the UAE, was started to make compelling ideas happen, and to give founders the tools to best execute their idea - thro…
 
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