SXSW Pitch Finalist: Winding Tree

Austin Startup

Last summer, Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’ national carrier, joined the many airlines and hotels that have partnered with Switzerland-based Winding Tree to bypass intermediaries using distributed ledger technology.

How Israel and the Arab World Connect Through Technology

David Teten

However, Israel and the United Arab Emirates recently announced that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship. Other Arab countries are rumored to be working on similar initiatives. I’ve identified a wide range of organizations who are working on bridging the economic, cultural, and political gap between Israel, the Arab community, and the Middle East/North Africa region (“MENA”) through technology.