Portland Biz Journal: Mercy Corps brings startup accelerator fervor to Gaza

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Portland Biz Journal: Mercy Corps brings startup accelerator fervor to Gaza

By News, December 12, 2013
Young women gather to build a business concept during a StartUp Weekend co-hosted by Mercy Corps in Gaza. Photo: Mercy Corps.

The startup accelerator phenomenon that has taken root in Portland isn’t limited to the U.S., and with the help of Portland-based Mercy Corps the idea is being taken to the Gaza Strip.

Two tech startups have been selected for Gaza Sky Geeks an accelerator in Gaza City run through a partnership between Mercy Corps and Oasis500, an early stage investor in the Middle East and North Africa.

Read the full article on the Portland Business Journal.

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