Latest figures released by Google shows India’s growing inclination towards e-commerce and online purchases which witnessed an  unprecedented surge in 2015. Piyush Gupta writes on what awaits the sector in 2016. Google released a list of what India searched for...
An Interactive session with Akram Miknas, Chairman, MCN Group. Recently I had the chance to attend a talk by Akram Miknas, Chairman of MCN Group. The founder of Promoseven Holdings Group runs some of the world’s most sought-after media brands....
Entrepreneurship in Middle East and North Africa: New Evidence on Motivational Factors for Females (This is a guest post by Beschir Hussain, WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, and Ammar Rizvi, University of Oxford) The Arab Spring has brought to the fore a rise...
Findings from Labbrand’s recent survey also indicate an inherent paradox embodied in the nature of tertiary education today. Multiple market forces are creating pull and push tensions, which appear contradictory and difficult to manage. Catering for a diverse international,...
  Total startup funding in MENA up by 31% according to MAGNiTT 2018 MENA Venture Investment Report ? 2018 saw a record number of 366 startup deals take place across MENA, amounting to $893m of total investment ? When excluding the $200m...
Before you take the big plunge into the world of entrepreneurship, there are several myths on it that you as an entrepreneur should be aware of so that you are better prepared on our journey to success.
  Axeed Labs to offer tech start-ups and SME’s in the UAE a lifeline Dubai based company announced the availability of one million dirhams (approximately US$272,249) for applicants who meet the criteria to use to get them through these really tough...
You have a great business idea. How should you approach investors to fund your business? Ashik Hasim, partner at Essentially Precise, shares his valuable insights on the intricacies of funding your startup business.  If you don't build your dream,...
Meher Anand Mirchandani, Director of Manrre Reit offers insights into some of the factors influencing women to take up entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is an extremely rewarding journey, and several women are now taking the plunge...
MAGNiTT in partnership with Saudi Venture Capital Company (SVC) in their latest report highlight the funding trends and key highlights of the startup ecosystem in Saudi Arabia, which is quickly developing into a leading ecosystem across the...
BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that the Venture Capital (VC) market has gained momentum in the last 12 months, boosted by successful fundraising by...
Seedstars World (SSW) is a worldwide startup competition in emerging markets and fast growing startup scenes.  Seedstars World (SSW) offers a chance to network with investors and Entrepreneurs from around the world. The Seedstars World team travelled to 20 different countries in...
The workplace is where we spend the majority of our time, it’s also the place where we are encouraged to be as creative, motivated and productive as we can be. Staff need an environment that stimulates and inspires them in order...
Game-changers look to influence tomorrow’s agenda-setters at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah, on September 27, 2017 Guy Kawasaki headlines diverse new age line up, with debates to centre on entrepreneurship, women empowerment and sustainability Ras Al Khaimah is readying...
Mind Cloud Tribe Online Platform Launched to Upskill Region's Entrepreneurial Workforce Mind Cloud Tribe announces the launch of its new website www.mindcloudtribe.com, a first of its kind, B2B and B2C, home-grown online platform that...
As a startup company or small business owner, your businesses will encounter numerous challenges. Here's a few simple hacks to overcome some of the most important business challenges. Small businesses are on the rise...
Inspiring. Intriguing. Enthralling - Those would be the ideal adjectives to describe today's BOLDTalks event held at DUCTAC in the Mall of the Emirates, Dubai. What is BOLDTalks BOLDtalks are series of events that host a selection of acclaimed international speakers...
ArabNET Digital Summit 2014 today opened with a keynote address by the CEO of twofour54, the commercial arm of the Media Zone Authority – Abu Dhabi. The speech spotlighted the creation of a thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem. “Despite good progress SMEs...
Expert opinion by Yassine Aissaoui on how to beat your competition and remain ahead in the ever-evolving SEO game. After working on the design and the content of your website, after acquiring inbound links for a few months, you have achieved...
Viresh Harduth, Vice-President, New Customer Acquisition for Sage Africa & Middle East opines that when you want to grow your startup business, the best approach would be to keep it simple, and suggests a few strategies to...
With the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and especially the UAE on the brink of an Entrepreneurial revolution, Word-of-mouth marketing through referral networks is one of the best ways UAE Entrepreneurs can connect to or associate with...
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...
UAE Entrepreneur To Judge The Prestigious Hult Prize at the annual Clinton Global Initiative Meeting In New York Founder and Vice Chairman of Aramex, one of the world’s leading global logistics and transportation companies, Mr. Fadi Ghandour, will this month...