Economena Analytics: Big data at your fingertips

Competition-wise, while their business overlaps with others, no professional data provider is operating in the same space. “I think our biggest competitor is Google,” says Akiki with a laugh, “because it makes people think that they can get whatever they want pretty easily.”


The Middle East is not known for its availability of information, but Akiki is hoping that once they become trusted professional information service providers, there will be more willingness from different sources to share their information. Currently, 95 percent of their data is publicly available information — from official sources such as ministries and private associations

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