Middle East and North Africa

MENA’s start-up scene is taking off. Here’s how investors can join in

Despite high levels of digital connectivity and consumption, MENA's start-up potential remains largely untapped Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Omar El Hamamsy

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Ahmad Alkasmi

Associate, McKinsey & Company

Luay Khoury

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Abdur-Rahim Syed

Partner, McKinsey & Company

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