Tuesday , 19 March 2019

Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

Masdar and the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development Join Forces to Boost Emirati Entrepreneurship

Yesterday, Masdar signed a framework agreement with the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development with the goal of enhancing opportunities for Emirati-led clean technology entrepreneurship. The agreement was signed by Dr. Ahmad Belhoul, CEO of Masdar , and Abdullah Al Darmaki, CEO of the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development , at Masdar . Together, the two organizations will explore areas of …

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Minister of Economy Discusses Innovation and Entrepreneurship with US Business Leaders in West Coast during 15-Day US Visit

The UAE delegation led by His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, held in-depth discussions with a number of senior American business leaders during its tour of Seattle and San Francisco in the West Coast. At Seattle, the delegation visited Boeing’s facilities in Everett, the world’s largest factory and largest building by volume (more than 13 million …

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UAE Winners of the concluding British Council Young Creative Entrepreneurship Award prove that great Architecture and Design in the Gulf is about more than just skyscrapers!

The final award winner of the yearlong British Council Young Creative Entrepreneurship Award series has been announced as Meitha Al Mazrooei, founder and editor of WTD Magazine, an architecture and design publication based in Dubai. Meitha presented her business pitch to three industry expert judges at the A4 Space in Alserkal Avenue and was unanimously chosen as the most deserving …

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Center for Middle East entrepreneurship to launch at DePaul University

Al Faisal Holding (AFH), one of the leading private companies in Qatar, whose Chairman and CEO is Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, has signed an agreement with DePaul University to take the first steps toward a long-term collaboration that supports entrepreneurship and business development in Qatar and the Middle East. DePaul plans to launch The Sheikh Faisal Center for …

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Masdar Institute’s iInnovation to strengthen technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship in UAE

Center Aims to Improve Innovation Ecosystem and Translate Technology Research into Commercially Viable Products, Services and Processes Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its Institute Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (iInnovation) will contribute to developing and maintaining a leadership role for the UAE in technology-based …

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Silatech, SPARK to Partner on Youth Employability, Entrepreneurship

Silatech and SPARK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on programs focusing on career guidance, skills and employability, and youth enterprise development in the Arab world. Areas of potential cooperation include educational and training materials, impact evaluation techniques, enterprise databases, civic engagement training, university entrepreneurship programs, online “virtual internships,” psychometric assessment tools to measure entrepreneurship potential, and access …

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Men in the GCC twice as likely to start a business

New Research by Tahseen Consulting Finds That Female Rates of Entrepreneurship in the GCC are Substantially Lower Than Male Levels In several of the GCC countries, men are more than twice as likely as women to set up their own business. According to new research by Tahseen Consulting, women face a number of obstacles which serve to depress female entrepreneurship …

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Enterprise Qatar celebrates the successful conclusion of Global Entrepreneurship Week – Qatar

EQ Offered Platinum Sponsorship and specialized interactive workshop trainings Enterprise Qatar (“EQ”) participated in the Global Entrepreneurship Week (“GEW”) in Qatar, which concluded recently, as the platinum sponsor of the event. In addition, EQ organized 25, open for public, workshops and seminars presented by specialists in the fields of law, marketing, business management and technology as well as a selection …

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‘Zaree’ wins First Place in Al Roya Youth Awards for Entrepreneurship

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Zaree, the Khasab based micro-tourism community centred project, designed, conceptualised and supported by Omran, has won First Place in the Entrepreneurship Award category as part of the recent Al Roya Youth Awards. The accolade was received by Fauziya Al Sharqi, Head of Public Relations at Zaree Project, during a ceremony held at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel under the auspices …

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ArabNet’s Jeddah TechNight: Entrepreneurs are the key to creating a sustainable knowledge-based economy in Saudi Arabia

93% of businesses in the Kingdom are small to medium enterprises Entrepreneurs are fundamental for the growth of the economy in the Kingdom. According to a study by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), there are around 1.8 million micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises in Saudi Arabia, representing more than 93% of businesses in the Kingdom. In 2013, Saudi Arabia has …

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