Crowdfunding as a business model? Taita Leila in Palestine says yes

Article published in Wamda by Christina Ganim

The idea of crowdfunding a fashion line is a familiar concept to Western fashion brands but few use the technique as the only sales method for individual designer lines.

Taita Leila is based in Ramallah and mixes traditional designs with modern clothing, inspired by the long tradition of Palestinian embroidery.

Founder Noora Husseini said the business model was…

Team from Dubai Wins Third Place Globally at Accenture Digital Connected Hackathon

Article published in MENA Herald

Dubai – MENA Herald: A blitzkrieg of ideas and innovative prototypes that showcased digital technology at its best in an adrenaline-charged atmosphere marked the first Accenture Digital Hackathon that simultaneously took place in seven cities across Europe and the Middle East on November 27 (Sunday).

Held in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, and locally in partnership with…

Our 2015 Annual Report is out!


In 2015 the C3 team has worked extensively on perfecting the C3 Accelerator Program, expanding to other geographies, launching new online platforms, and developing a governance structure that protects our social mission in the long term. Looking forward to many more achievements in 2016!

To know more details, please check our Annual Report HERE and please send us your comments and ideas!…

iSolarworkx: The C3 Way

Barakabits covers the story of our very own Ali Adbel Hafiz founder of “iSolarWorkx”: Ali is one social entrepreneur that is not only inspired by science, but inspired by the notion of making science more accessible to everyone in a creative and innovative way. His social enterprise works to create DIY solar kits that are modeled as cars, making learning about science…

Dubai TV executive does her bit for social enterprise

Article published in The National

While studying for her MBA in 2005 in New York, the Italian native Medea Nocentini took a set of classes in social entrepreneurship. The idea of using business strategies to solve social problems and ploughing profits back into the business or community rather than giving them to shareholders was something that resonated with her. “It was a new…