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Quartz Interlude: Global Startups

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


Startups in the Middle East

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".


How Entrepreneurship is Thriving in the Middle East

CNN, August 17, 2013

Fareed speaks with Chris Schroeder, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, about entrepreneurship in the Middle East.


Revolutionary Forces: How Arab Entrepreneurs are Transforming the Mid East

Aspen Institute, November 5, 2013


2013 Endeavor Entrepreneur Summit Video: Ben Horowitz and Chris Schroeder

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?


The Role of Entrepreneurshi in Building a Better Egypt

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


Chris Schroeder on Education and Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

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.


Chris Schroeder: Author of Startup Rising, The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East

Google for Entrepreneurs, December 12, 2013


Everybody Has a Story

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.


How Entrepreneurship in Middle East Is 'Stunning'

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.


Christopher Schroeder's Startup Rising

BBC World News, September 5, 2013


Middle East is "Very Entrepreneurial"

CNBC, October 2, 2013


Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

Milken Institute, September 9, 2013


Keen On… Why Saudi Arabia Might Be The Next Silicon Valley

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).












The Middle East Tech Revolution

NASDAQ, August 14, 2013

The Middle East is surprising skeptics with its tech revolution . Christopher Schroeder writes about it in 'Startup Rising.'














Is Entrepreneurship on the Rise in the Middle East?

FOX News, August 15, 2013

Christopher Schroeder describes the region’s business mindset since the Arab Spring.


An Interview with Chris Schroeder, Author of "Startup Rising"

The Motley Fool, August 21, 2013


Entrepreneurial Revolution in the Middle East

CBS WUSA, September 3, 2013


Book Event: Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East

CNAS, October 29, 2013


Publications Christopher has been featured in

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