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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Gaza is attracting the attention of Silicon Valley as young tech entrepreneurs push to solve problems themselves


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Gaza is attracting the attention of Silicon Valley as young tech entrepreneurs push to solve problems themselves 

Tech gurus from Uber, Google, SoundCloud, Microsoft and 500 Startups have visited Gaza on their own dime as volunteers to mentor startups.

by Christopher M. Schroeder Jan 10, 2017, 8:00am EST



If you have any doubt that near-universal access to tech is helping a new generation take control of their own lives, solving problems and building opportunity from the bottom-up everywhere — that “near-universal” means it’s not a phenomenon of the elite, but unleashing talent anywhere it resides — come to Gaza.


READ ON AT:
http://www.recode.net/2017/1/10/14217762/startup-accelerator-gaza-sky-geeks-technology-silicon-valley

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