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UAE’s best business ideas have been selected and are now one step closer to become a reality

UAE’s 25 finest student entrepreneurs have been revealed out of the biggest submission of applicants in The Big Start-student entrepreneur competition’s history. The Big Start Season 4 has selected this season’s 25 finalists that will progress to the second round of the competition, run as Al Tamimi Investments core CSR initiative. The search for the best business idea among final …

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Focus on Gender: Business can do more to aid women

By SciDev.Net – Henrietta Miers Companies have much to offer when it comes to helping female entrepreneurs in developing countries access markets, says Henrietta Miers. Ongoing research into controlling cassava diseases in Africa may boost crop yields. The main beneficiaries of this could be female processors of cassava crops — but only if improved yields come alongside better market access. …

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Bechtel funding and volunteers help educate 200 students in Qatar

Supporting INJAZ Qatar to deliver Entrepreneurial and Work Readiness Training. As part of its ongoing commitment to motivating, inspiring and developing Qatar’s youth, INJAZ Qatar, a non-profit organization and member of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, announces the investment partnership between Bechtel and Junior Achievement USA, which taught entrepreneurial skills to 200 students in Qatar. Under the “Building Future Leaders” project, …

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University of Tampa USA praises the role of Khalifa Fund in spreading the culture of Entrepreneurship

Delegates from University of Tampa USA praises the experience of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development in spreading the spirit of entrepreneurship among the Emiratis, and the development of small and medium sized enterprises in the country. “We are highly impressed by the progress that the Khalifa Fund is making in developing a new culture of Entrepreneurship. It appears that the …

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Innovation Experts Concur on Common Platform for Socioeconomic Development in Muslim World

Entrepreneurial spirit, knowledge infrastructure, and relevant policies are must-haves for innovation to bring about socio-economic growth in Islamic countries, concluded a panel of innovation experts gathered at the IDB Headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on a two-day meeting of more than 20 internationally renowned innovation experts from different parts of the world, last week. The experts from Australia, Bahrain, India, …

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Moms Discuss Entrepreneurial Opportunities at Mom Souq’s Mompreneur Meet-Up

Business savvy mom entrepreneurs met yesterday during Mom Souq’s monthly Mompreneur Meet-Up. The event was held at the Dubai Ladies Club to discuss strategies and potential partnerships to help each other build their respective businesses. The Mompreneur Meet-Up initiative is ideal for start-ups run by moms in the region, and was designed specifically to provide mom entrepreneurs with the necessary …

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The Big Start launches Season 4 for budding student entrepreneurs dreaming of taking off big

With the proven success of its past three seasons as well as the winners’ success stories who jump started towards their dreams, The Big Start student entrepreneur competition, is launching the competition’s fourth season. The Big Start’s main aim is to provide a spring broad for young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch their own businesses. Since its conception back in 2009 …

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Three Brilliant Egyptian minds and more heading to Intel ISEF in USA

Intel announced today the first three winning teams from Intel / Misr El-Kheir Foundation Science and Engineering Cairo Fair – IMSEF 2013 to travel to the United States to compete at Intel’s 2013 International Science and Engineering Fair, with the support of Egyptian Ministry of Education. The competition in Cairo took place in the Educational City in 6th of October …

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Success story of an Arab company fascinated by the West and which inspires Arab entrepreneurs

Supported by H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah. Vestec employed innovation to reach international markets. Started with a capital of 50000 US$ and its market value reached now 68 million$. Launched in the UAE .. grew up in Tunisia and settled finally in Canada. ASTF invites Arab entrepreneurs and researchers to make the economy and …

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Dubai SME updates Ministry of Education on Young Entrepreneur Competition 2013

Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, recently held a meeting with the UAE Ministry of Education to discuss the 9thcycle of the Young Entrepreneur Competition (YEC 2013), to be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al …

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