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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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GIES 2016: Innovation and Technology to Boost Global Islamic Economic Performance

H.E. Al Awar: Together, we can lead the industrial revolution. Our role is to ensure that innovative solutions are aligned with the ethics and standards embedded in the Islamic economy ecosystem H.E. Al Hashemi: Muslim countries should join forces to develop their technological know-how and share best practices. Investing in human capital and research would help accelerate this process. As …

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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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RAKBANK Offers a Suite of Innovative Products to SMEs in the UAE

With an aim of addressing the financial needs of SMEs in the UAE, RAKBANK extends its lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) through the launch of a suite of new Business Banking products. The ‘Point of Sale’ loan (POS), machinery loan, real-estate financing, and lastly a buy-out loan that will assist SME customers in managing their day-to-day liquidity as …

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority signs strategic partnership with DSIPE executive body of Moscow

To Develop Collaborative Technology Entrepreneurial Projects. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of Moscow (DSIPE of Moscow), the executive body for developing and implementing national policies related to industrial, scientific and technological …

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Affin Islamic Bank announces plans to strengthen its strategic collaboration within the Asian region

The cooperation reflects ICD’s ambition to expand its geographic footprint and exert its influence within the Asian region. The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, in partnership with Affin Islamic Bank Berhad (AffinIslamic.com.my), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Affin Bank Berhad, have signed a memorandum of …

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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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Cagamas bags award at the Global Islamic Finance Awards 2016

Cagamas Berhad (Cagamas), the National Mortgage Corporation of Malaysia was awarded the Islamic Finance Advocacy Award (Institutional) 2016 at the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) ceremony held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The award was presented to Mr. Chung Chee Leong, Chief Executive Officer, who accepted the award on behalf of Cagamas. Mr. Chung said, “We are extremely proud to receive the …

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Mowgli Foundation Releases Its Latest Impact Report

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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