The Next Billion, Quartz Conference, November 6, 2013
A Conversation on Global Startups with Jalak Jobanputra, Future Perfect Ventures and Christopher M. Schroeder, Author, Startup Rising
Charlie Rose, September 6, 2013
We conclude with internet entrepreneur and venture investor Christopher Schroeder. He recently traveled across the Mideast and observed what he calls "the new hotbed for technology startups". He writes about his experience with the region's innovators in a new book, "StartUp Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Mideast".
CNN, August 17, 2013
Fareed speaks with Chris Schroeder, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, about entrepreneurship in the Middle East.
Aspen Institute, November 5, 2013
June 20, 2013
Internet entrepreneur, investor and author Chris Schroeder has spent years researching the rise of a new generation of start-ups and entrepreneurs across the Middle East. Ben Horowitz has seen many generations of entrepreneurs, investors and companies from the front line: from his internship in the 1980s at Silicon Graphics (the Google of its day) to co-founding Opsware (sold to HP to $1.6 billion) to building US$2.7 billion venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Schroeder and Horowitz compare notes: what does it take to build a generation of entrepreneurs, investors and advisors that will bring innovation and impact to a region?
Middle East Institute, January 22, 2014
Authors at Google: Christopher M. Schroeder's Startup Rising: The Entreprenuerial Revolution Remaking the Middle East
Google, December 10, 2013
Milikin Institute, November 19, 2013
Amid the chaotic politics and widespread privatization in the Arab world, a passionate cohort of entrepreneurs is striving to bring jobs, diversified economies and a culture of enterprise to the region. Christopher Schroeder spotlights their aspirations and achievements in "Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East." Himself and entrepreneur, financier and member of the tech cognoscenti, Schroeder sees much cause for optimism as home-grown talent cross-pollinates with the venture investors and leading global technology firms that have made sizable commitments there, including Google, Cisco Systems and LinkedIn.
Google for Entrepreneurs, December 12, 2013
Yale, November 17, 2013
Cody Pomeranz '15 continues his "Everybody Has a Story" segment, featuring a new and fascinating campus figure every two weeks. Today, he sits down with internet venture investor Christopher Schroder to discuss his new book, Start-Up Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East, which relays the largely untold story of the myriad tech companies and young entrepreneurs changing the region.
CNBC, August 13, 2013
Chris Schroeder, Author of 'Startup Rising', highlights how entrepreneurship in the Middle East is booming, with technology startups leading the way.
BBC World News, September 5, 2013
CNBC, October 2, 2013
Milken Institute, September 9, 2013
TechCrunch, August 13, 2013
As Schroeder suggested to me, Cairo or Doha might be the next Palo Alto. Schroeder – who has spent the last couple of years doing his due diligence traveling around the Middle East – says that the real story there isn’t the conflicts in Syria or Egypt, but rather the innovation of its many young tech entrepreneurs (a lot of whom are female).
NASDAQ, August 14, 2013
The Middle East is surprising skeptics with its tech revolution . Christopher Schroeder writes about it in 'Startup Rising.'
FOX News, August 15, 2013
Christopher Schroeder describes the region’s business mindset since the Arab Spring.
The Motley Fool, August 21, 2013
CBS WUSA, September 3, 2013
CNAS, October 29, 2013