DSOA to Showcase its Entrepreneurship Center at ArabNet Digital Summit 2015


Designed to Nurture Start-ups and Young Entrepreneurs in the Fields of Technology and Digital Islamic Economy Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, will showcase its Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (DTEC) as part of its participation at ArabNet Digital Summit 2015, the region’s premier conference for ...

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Aussie business expert to share ‘Joy of Business’ with Dubai entrepreneurs

Simone Milasas, business expert, author and session facilitator of Joy of Business

Prominent Australian business leader to share business ideologies, tools and techniques for growth and generation; unique programme of focused sessions to change your business and life in three days! Simone Milasas, director of numerous global companies and worldwide coordinator of Access Consciousness®, will bring unique business insights and ideologies to Dubai through a series of sessions covering business idea generation, ...

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Training program will support social entrepreneurs to start-up their businesses contributing to social development


Entrepreneurship with Impact Ventures, a subsidiary of Ahead of the Curve established to build an ecosystem to support socially innovative business models in the Arab region, has launched The Impact training program in partnership with PepsiCo, MBC, Silatech, and Mansour Foundation, to encourage and support social entrepreneurs to become the social change of tomorrow. The Impact, which aims to create ...

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Flat6Labs Participates in the 2015 MENA Angel Investors Summit in Bahrain with 8 Startups


Cairo – Eight high growth potential startup companies fostered by Flat6Labs will be participating in the second MENA Angel Investors Summit, due to take place in Bahrain on May 11, 2015. The summit, hosted by Tenmou (Bahrain’s first ever Business Angels organization) aims to provide a platform that will empower angel investors from across the MENA region and around the ...

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Mowgli Foundation partners with BADIR for a 3rd year to support the development and growth of social entrepreneurs in Jordan


The Mowgli Foundation (Mowgli), an award winning, UK-headquartered mentoring organisation continues their longstanding partnership with the BADIR Initiative for a 3rd year. BADIR is a Starbucks and International Youth Foundation (IYF) initiative focused on overseeing the development and growth of young social entrepreneurs as they try to make a positive change in their communities; the initiative provides funding, learning opportunities ...

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HBMSU announces the ‘Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad’ program to encourage entrepreneurs

Dr. Mansoor al Awar, Chancellor, HBMSU

• Program targets young entrepreneurs interested in innovation & smart services to refine or redesign business models, processes & strategies • Launch Pad to apply innovative methods from renowned global universities to develop expertise & competenciesto launch new ventures UAE – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) will organize the ‘Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad’ program from May 2 to ...

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Ro’Ya 2015 announces partnership with top coaching firms to help drive entrepreneurship among women

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to encourage entrepreneurship in the country, the Ro’Ya initiative was announced for the second year running by DBWC and MasterCard on March 2015. The aim of the program is to provide coaching and mentorship to aspiring female entrepreneurs ...

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Young entrepreneurs are key to the future prosperity of the region


Mohammed Alshaya praises inspirational young Arabs at 8th MIT Pan-Arab conference Kuwait: “Be focused on your goals, be prepared to take measured risk, know your customer and the marketplace inside out, and above all work hard to create sustainable business partnerships built on trust.” Those were some of the lessons for young entrepreneurs that Mohammed Alshaya, Executive Chairman of M.H ...

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Is it necessary to teach poor kids to code?

Copyright: Dieter Telemans/Panos

By SciDev.Net – Joshua Howgego Idit Harel got something of a hostile reception when she announced to a room full of social entrepreneurs that it is necessary to teach kids in poor countries to code. “Coding is the new writing,” she said. The response was indignant from most of the entrepreneurs assembled yesterday for a session on technology in education ...

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Arab Entrepreneurs Online Resource Launched

Qais Al Khonji, Omani Entrepreneur

Founder hopes to encourage and help young Arab start ups Dubai – The GCC’s first one-stop, online information resource aggregating everything aspiring business owners and young entrepreneurs need to know to set up and fund their start-ups in any of the six Gulf states went live recently. The web site www.arab-entrepreneurs.org is part of the One Step Ahead initiative launched ...

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