Tatjana de Kerros | May 12, 2011
ntrepreneurship and innovation has undoubtedly become a priority throughout the Arab world, with entrepreneurs taking center stage as the new catalysts for a new economic and social era. However, the spotlight has yet to focus on repeat offenders; or as they may be more familiarly known, serial entrepreneurs. How can serial entrepreneurs facilitate the development of an entrepreneurial ecology in the Middle East, and why can they be regarded as business generators? Are serial entrepreneurs adequate role models and mentors for novice entrepreneurs, and can their past successes and failures contribute to the growth of new ventures? Could serial entrepreneurs be the answer to angel investors and venture capitalists in the Arab World?