Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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


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

American University of Sharjah

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

Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani

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

Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani

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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Microsoft Continues Supporting Entrepreneurship in Egypt


New Platform for “Masr Ta3mal” Initiative to Support Start-Ups through the Internet. Believing in the importance of Entrepreneurship, Microsoft announced launching”Masr Ta3mal” portal for Entrepreneurs. This is considered a new addition to “Masr Ta3mal” initiative that has been launched by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and UNDP which focuses on manpower development in order to benefit the Egyptian youth. …

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Tejar Dubai signs MoU with Dubai Smart City to promote innovation, entrepreneurship

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Agreement aims at supporting the implementation of Dubai Smart City initiatives within the private sector, especially start-ups. Dubai, UAE: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Smart City, aimed at promoting innovation amongst the private sector, especially upcoming entrepreneurs in Smart City initiatives. The MoU was signed …

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