Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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

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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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Sharjah Tatweer Forum organizes interactive seminar titled ‘Women and Entrepreneurship: What’s holding Women Back?’

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Sharjah Tatweer Forum recently organized an interactive seminar titled ‘Women and Entrepreneurship: What’s holding women back?’ in collaboration with SAP which attracted several entities that support SME and entrepreneurship projects in Sharjah like Ruwad Establishment, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheraa, and Sharjah Business Women Council. Women entrepreneurs and leaders from the business and investment sectors also attended the …

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Masdar Free Zone encouraging entrepreneurship and Abu Dhabi private sector growth

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Masdar City aims to grow its tenant base nearly four-fold by 2020, and to expand the net leasable area available within the Free Zone by around a third (32%) every year over the next four years. Free Zone tenants at Masdar City expected to increase nearly four-fold by 2020. Accelerator 1 office building set to open second quarter of 2017. …

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Dubai SME and University of Dubai join hands to promote Citi-sponsored ‘Witness Innovation’ programme

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Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, and University of Dubai ( UD ), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly support innovation and entrepreneurship. A key element of the MoU is a joint programme called ‘Witness Innovation,’ sponsored by Citigroup and …

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AUS and Sheraa sign MOU to pave way for culture of entrepreneurship

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American University of Sharjah ( AUS ) and Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further boost economic development in the emirate of Sharjah. The MOU will help establish a culture of entrepreneurship and support the creation of a framework to enhance Sharjah’s reputation as an entrepreneurial leader in the field of innovation in the …

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Public private partnerships can promote Qatar’s SME development

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The 3rd Entrepreneurship in Economic Development forum was held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani – Prime Minister of Qatar on 7- 8th March 2016 at Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank participated in the panel “Government intervention with SMEs and entrepreneurs on 7th March 2016.” …

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The 3rd Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum was inaugurated by HE Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani Minister of Economy & Trade

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Under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Doha, Qatar – Under the patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar, the opening day of the ‘Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum’ organised by …

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Ministry of Economy Enters into Strategic Partnership with US Department of Commerce to Promote Cooperation in Innovation, Entrepreneurship

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The UAE Ministry of Economy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the US Department of Commerce to promote mutual cooperation in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by His Excellency Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary for International Trade on behalf of the UAE, and by Stefan Selig, US Undersecretary for Foreign …

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Expo 2020 and Wamda partner to drive collaborative entrepreneurship

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New initiative links corporates with SMEs and startups to drive continuous and sustained economic growth. Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that it will partner with Wamda, the leading platform for entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa, to launch a new Collaborative Entrepreneurship initiative. This scheme stems from a strong belief that such collaboration creates a wealth of opportunities …

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