Excellent entrepreneurs producing high-impact businesses come together in the Plug – And – play ecosystem. In this section, you’ll find a mix of companies at various stages of development as well as those whose focus is more on infrastructure or services than on pure technology. Our Smart Village headquarters is home to some, while others come to learn, network, and grow their businesses. Silicon Valley’s next wave of high-tech start-ups will come from Plug and Play enterprises in the Middle East & North Africa region.

Profiles of businesses:

An Egyptian version of Groupon and LivingSocial, designed for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market. Offerna.com, headed by Princeton MBA Abdulla Assal & Souq.com co-founder Yusuf Adel, is ready to unlock the online spending promise of the largest market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

At the moment, Bebasata.com is in Beta testing and aims to redefine the way people shop for advanced technologies in MENA by taking advantage of the tremendous development in connectivity. Bebasata.com, based in Cairo, Egypt, intends to leave Beta and rapidly develop in 2011.

With more than 20 years of combined expertise, dna is Egypt’s top digital-advertising agency, providing innovative and professional services. Founded in 2006, dna developed from two partners and no funding to a team comprising 14 product designers and yearly revenues of over $1 million.

When it launches, it will be the world’s largest Arabic e-bookseller. An estimated 50 million Iranian expatriates live outside of the Arabic-speaking world and have only restricted access to Arabic script.

In the fields of education, payments, and business, EME Worldwide is a significant global developer of mobile middleware. An educational mobile platform that allows parents to be more involved in their children’s education is our main product.

It was created on the belief that mobile devices & their capabilities should continue to increase at a rapid rate over the next decade, and that they will be the driving force behind the next decade’s economy. We are committed to providing cutting-edge cloud and location-based mobile software solutions for a variety of mobile platforms.