CAE 010: Running a Startup During A Revolution with Ahmed Shabana of Agzakhana

Business, Entrepreneurism, Mindset, Social Enterprise
Running a Startup During A Revolution with Ahmed Shabana of Agzakhana This week we speak with Ahmed Shabana who, in 2006, founded Agzakhana, the Middle East’s first online pharmacy serving the Egyptian market. He’s now the lead at Parkpine Capital – a medical tech venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. They focus on businesses that create value impact with validated technology products in Healthcare, Commerce, Payments, and Wearables. I met Ahmed as he was passing through Bali a few week’s ago and invited him to share his story with us. Ahmed will talk about how he went from pharmacist to entrepreneur to VC guy and what it was like operating during the Arab spring, earning him the title of “Egyptian Revolution Entrepreneur” by the Wall street Journal. Aside from…
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