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Digital conference will gather more than 1,600 leaders and entrepreneurs in Riyadh

For the sixth year in a row, ArabNet Riyadh — the largest and most influential digital conference in the Kingdom — is gathering more than 1,600 regional/international digital professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs, to discuss the digital future in the region. The conference, which will be held December 11-13 at the Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski, is hosted by King Abdul Aziz …

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Fear of failure holding back potential UAE entrepreneurs

Saudis have higher rates of entrepreneurial activity but few fledgling firms survive Entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates have a higher fear of failure than in any other nation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a new report. The MENA Regional report published by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a research body which studies countries’ approach to …

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Sheraa collaborates with MENA’s top universities to form consortium of regional entrepreneurs

‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ will support new businesses in expanding their footprint in the region Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sheraa – a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently joined leading universities of the region in a bid to combine forces with their entrepreneurship programs. ‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ is a consortium created by …

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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

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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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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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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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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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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