DubaiStartupHub stand attracts over 200 entrepreneurs at Gitex


During the first three days of its participation in the 35th Gitex Technology Week, the stand of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly-launched online platform DubaiStartupHub attracted over 200 business ideas from start-ups who pinned their projects onto a giant digital billboard displaying the map of Dubai. This magnetic tool is inviting investors to express interest in the projects …

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Qatar Development Bank sponsors participation of Qatari entrepreneurs at 36th GITEX Technology Week exhibition

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In the interest of regionally advancing local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship in Qatar, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) is sponsoring local entrepreneurs, currently incubated at Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) at the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016 conference and exhibition. The expo is currently taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, …

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Entrepreneurialism among Arab youth to fuel next stage of Islamic economy, GIES delegates told


Arab Youth Survey findings reveal attitudes to education, jobs and start-ups. ‘Generation Z’ show a shift to self-awareness and personal responsibility. A surge in entrepreneurialism among young Arabs may hold the key to the future Islamic economy, according to experts in the fields of media and business. That was the key out-take from the fourth joint plenary at the second …

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DREI Promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship amongst Emirati Youth


Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), is partnering with Impact Hub Dubai (IHD) to launch the new Emirati Launchpad. This programme starts in the 2nd of November 2016 and will provide a number of specialised training courses for nationals, aimed towards assisting them in joining the Dubai real estate market, in engaging in …

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Entrepreneurs’ Organisation UAE Chapter Presents ‘In the Boardroom’ Event with RAKBANK’s Chief Executive Officer


Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) UAE, the local chapter of the dynamic global network of entrepreneurs, was pleased to invite a group of its members to a learning session with the special guest host Peter England, CEO of RAKBANK, at the event ‘In the Boardroom’ (ITB), which was held at the Taj Hotel in Dubai. EO members were brought together and invited …

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Mowgli Foundation Releases Its Latest Impact Report

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Every Mowgli Entrepreneur Creates More Than 3 New Jobs in the Mentoring Year. The Mowgli Foundation, a UK headquartered award winning mentoring organisation in the Middle East and North Africa, recently published its latest impact report, spanning an 8-year time period. With the aim of empowering entrepreneurs to drive economic growth and employment generation, Mowgli focuses on the training and …

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Arabnet kKwait Conference highlights the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship as drivers of Kuwait’s economic development


Kuwait City – Over 500 digital leaders gathered at the ArabNet Kuwait conference to discuss the latest in digital innovation and entrepreneurship, and the opportunities they bring for Kuwait’s businesses and youth. Held under the patronage and with the presence of H.E. Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and with …

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Startup Oman & Outward Bound Oman partner to launch Tajawuz Entrepreneurship Expedition Series

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Muscat, Oman — Startup Oman (www.startupoman.om), the Sultanate’s only online platform created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and Outward Bound Oman (www.outwardboundoman.com)have partnered to launch the Tajawuz Entrepreneurship Expedition Series. The series will be made up of four expeditions per year and is focused on challenging entrepreneurial mindsets. The first expedition will be conducted in Jabal Al Akhdar from July 12 …

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Transparency key to entrepreneurial success in the Middle East

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London Business School brings together region’s entrepreneurs as part of an inaugural conference. Dubai – Transparency has been recognised as key for entrepreneurial success in the Middle East, especially during times of economic uncertainty. This and other topics related to small and medium business growth were discussed recently at the inaugural Middle East Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted by London Business School …

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1020 Exhibition for Entrepreneurs Launched


Supported by Sharjah Business Woman Council & “Sheraa”. Sharjah – ‘1020 Exhibition’ for entrepreneurs has launched, on Saturday, at 1020 Entrepreneurship Center in Sharjah at Maliha Road, supported by Sharjah Business Woman Council (SBWC) and Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa), taking place on June 11th to 17th along with several events and activities. The exhibition is targeting to offer an integrated …

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