Megagraphic: The MENA start-up scene

What makes entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa tick? Ben Flanagan and Antonio Farach crunched the numbers for Benchmark on what drives people (or, indeed, deters them) from launching their own start-up.

And what are the chances of young regional businesses hitting it big, and getting funded?

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Sources: BECO Capital, the International Monetary Fund, State of Digital Investments in MENA (ArabNet / Dubai Internet City), The Bayt.com Entrepreneurhsip in the Middle East Survey 2015, World Economic Forum.

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