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What are the biggest challenges facing Saudi e-commerce in the Middle East and North Africa today? I answered this important question during an interview at the MENA ICT Forum, and more importantly, explained what people in the region are doing to solve these big problems. Click this link to watch a 4.5-minute video recording of the interview, and read this article for a more in-depth look at the these important issues. 1. Payment inefficiencies. The problem: The lack of a major payment gateway that serves the MENA region is the biggest barrier to successful e-commerce today. A payment … Read more...
The Middle East and North Africa Information and Communications Technology Forum, MENA ICT, began at 8 a.m. today with hundreds of participants from around the world registering and meeting one another. Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speech At 10 a.m., the conference officially kicked off with an opening ceremony and keynote speech. Opening comments predicted that transformation driven by ICT trends would soon begin in the MENA region. The State of Arab ICT Transformation Next, at 11 a.m., an hour-long panel covered the state of the Arab IT revolution. One main point by Usama M. Fayyad, … Read more...
On March 6th, I will be speaking at the MENA ICT Forum in the Amman, Jordan area as one of five panelists discussing ICT trends in commerce, e-commerce, and e-payments. This discussion will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The MENA ICT Forum is a two-day event dedicated to Information and Communications Technology, an area of business that brings together telecommunications, software, and computer systems to help users access, store, send, and work with information. The MENA ICT 2013 forum covers important issues related to “regional investment climates, legislative support systems, … Read more...
Osama Natto is a business architect and angel investor who has vowed to protect the rights of young entrepreneurs and is committed to helping young Saudis create the next wave of billion-dollar tech companies. He is both the founder and CEO of Innovative Business Solutions, a group of multiple … Learn more
Osama is often invited to speak at domestic and International events:
From October 30 to November 2, 2011, representatives and national delegations from the member countr
@ Nice, France
The 6th Annual GCF (2012) – The Entrepreneurship Imperative January 21-24, 2012 Riyadh, Saudi Arab
@ Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Entrepreneur Week Greece is organized under the Auspices of: Ministry of Development, Competitivess
@ Athens, Greece
The region’s largest digital event just got bigger! This year’s summit will go on for 5 action-p
@ Beirut, Lebanon