MENA’s Cleantech Startup | Report
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MENA’s Cleantech Startup | Report

Unlocking the path to scale and solve environmental challenges.

MENA is experiencing some of the most daunting environmental challenges on earth. Energy and water scarcity coupled with an underdeveloped waste management infrastructure are stressing countries across the region.

A new report published by the Wamda Research Lab and General Electric, explores these environmental challenges in depth and sheds light on the cleantech startups in MENA, and the obstacles they have on their path to scale.

A mapping of the startups in the region finds that 90 percent of cleantech startups were created in the last five years, and 43 percent have relied on their personal income or saving for funding.

Read the full article by Teeb Assaf and download the report via Wamda.

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MENA’s Cleantech Startup | Report

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