STEP Group is a leading digital and new media company in the Middle East with a house of modern news and entertainment brands. STEP Group’s platforms serve content and experiences to a dynamic and young Arab audience across its websites, digital video platforms, and events. Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 1,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 300 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 98 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has now hosted 5,000 fireside chats since its founding.