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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Over 50% of young Arabs say this generation is more entrepreneurial than the one before, Arab Youth Survey finding reveals


2016 ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey also finds more than a third of young Arabs intend to start own business in next five years. Young Arabs say governments can do more to encourage lending, provide training and cut red tap Young Arabs are increasingly positive about entrepreneurship with more than half believing members of this generation are more likely to …

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New study shows UAE a thriving hub for entrepreneurs


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to serve as a hub for business innovation with a new study showing that the number of LinkedIn members noting entrepreneurship as their core job function nearly doubled in the past year. Moreover, the UAE is gaining the highest percentage of LinkedIn members identifying entrepreneurship as their job function from other countries within the …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East


The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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GE and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner with Social Entrepreneurs to Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Africa


Selected social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola will be taken through a detailed training programme GE (NYSE: GE) (GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables …

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US entrepreneur inspires Qatar’s future business leaders at The Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East

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Sheikh Faisal Center for Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, a leading business education partnership between Al Faisal Holding and DePaul University of the US was delighted to host, Mr. Paul M. Rand as part of its entrepreneurship and business development program. Mr. Paul M. Rand, a serial entrepreneur, author and marketing expert, spoke to over 200 professionals from a number …

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DubaiStartupHub enhances the emirate’s innovation environment


Online platform, jointly launched by Dubai Chamber and IBM , provides integrated services and information for start-up. Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to enhance the innovation environment of the emirate under the umbrella of Dubai Smart City initiative, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with IBM recently launched the DubaiStartupHub an online platform on IBM …

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Dubai Smartpreneur Competition application deadline is May 7

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Competition is launched by Dubai Chamber in cooperation with Smart Dubai Office. The ideas have to be developed on smart economy, smart living, smart mobility, smart governance, smart environment, and smart people. First three winners receive a cash prize and also get the opportunity to join Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme for a year. Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of …

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