41% of Qataris aspire to be entrepreneurs, according to Oxford Strategic Consulting report


More than 1 in 4 Qataris (41%) ranked ‘running my own business’ as their ideal job role, according to Oxford Strategic Consulting’s latest Qatar Employment Report: Insights for 2016. Similar views of entrepreneurism as an ideal job role were reflected in Saudi Arabia (37%) and Oman (34%), however only 11% of Emiratis surveyed viewed ‘running my own business’ as an …

Read More »

Innovaacom Recognized for Women Entrepreneurship and Excellence in Medical Education


New Certification Allows Innovaacom to Provide Existing and New Clients with Service Excellence Innovaacom, a leading provider of medical education and training for healthcare professionals worldwide, today announced it has been granted certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the largest third-party certifier in the United States of businesses that are …

Read More »

Expo 2020 and Wamda partner to drive collaborative entrepreneurship

expo 2020

New initiative links corporates with SMEs and startups to drive continuous and sustained economic growth. Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that it will partner with Wamda, the leading platform for entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa, to launch a new Collaborative Entrepreneurship initiative. This scheme stems from a strong belief that such collaboration creates a wealth of opportunities …

Read More »

Bodour Al Qasimi announces establishment of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa)

Bodour Al Qasimi

With the support of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah. The Centre will help drive young people into setting up their own businesses. With the support of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has …

Read More »

Make the most of ‘ample’ opportunities for growth, Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani tells Qatar’s entrepreneurs

Qassim Al Thani

Chairman of Al Faisal Holding and the Qatari Businessmen Association interviewed by Oxford Business Group. Doha: A growing population looking for a wider range of goods and services is creating “ample business opportunities” for Qatari entrepreneurs across the board, Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, Chairman of industry giant Al Faisal Holding has said. Sheikh Faisal told the global publishing, …

Read More »

INJAZ Bahrain and Citi Foundation renew partnership to support Arab Youth


Manama – Bahrain: INJAZ Al-Arab, a member of JA Worldwide, and Citi Foundation, Citi’s social investment arm, announced the renewal of their partnership to foster entrepreneurship among Arab youth by supporting two INJAZ Al-Arab Programs: The Company Program and Innovation Camps across eight countries in MENA, including the Kingdom of Bahrain. Targeting a total of 9,620 Arab youth, the two …

Read More »

BankDhofar Supports MoD & SME Development Fund “Entrepreneurs Event”


The event provided a platform to introduce business opportunities in the SME market and challenges faced by start-ups. BankDhofar and Maisarah offer exclusive SME related solutions, products and services. Muscat: BankDhofar, reinforcing its role as a key player and a major contributor in driving the development and growth of the SME sector in the Sultanate, recently supported the Entrepreneur Event …

Read More »

Tejar Dubai signs MoU with Dubai Smart City to promote innovation, entrepreneurship

dubai smart city

Agreement aims at supporting the implementation of Dubai Smart City initiatives within the private sector, especially start-ups. Dubai, UAE: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Smart City, aimed at promoting innovation amongst the private sector, especially upcoming entrepreneurs in Smart City initiatives. The MoU was signed …

Read More »

Doha Bank participates in Global Entrepreneurship Week to promote SME development

doha bank

Doha: Doha Bank SME division showcased its products and capabilities at the recently concluded Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) held at Grand Hyatt Doha. Organized by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) , the event was held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani, Minister of Economy & Commerce. The Doha Bank pavilion received enthusiastic response from …

Read More »

Tejar Dubai launches two commercial projects for young entrepreneurs

tejar dubai

Two Emirati participants come up with innovative ideas to set up Cocolis chocolate and Garden Worx Dubai, UAE:As part of its efforts to support creative and commercially-minded Emirati youth and to help them turn their business ideas into reality,the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, launched two commercial projects with the opening of the …

Read More »