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Community comes first: CEO of iCare Insure, Leena Parwani Q+A
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Community comes first: CEO of iCare Insure, Leena Parwani Q+A

Sponsored content: For Leena Parwani, founder and CEO of iCare Insure, success is tied to giving back to the community and always putting a client's needs first

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Snap to the future: The rise of Evan Spiegel
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Snap to the future: The rise of Evan Spiegel

Live is good for Evan Spiegel. His company went public with a US$33 billion valuation, making...

Sweet success: How SugarMoo became one of Dubai’s coolest dessert makers
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Sweet success: How SugarMoo became one of Dubai’s coolest dessert makers

Alan Honein and Raki Phillips explain how online sales and being different are helping SugarMoo...

The millennial movement: Mövenpick's plans to target younger travellers
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The millennial movement: Mövenpick's plans to target younger travellers

As Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts moves into the era of experiential hospitality, CEO Olivier Chavy...

Master developer: RAK Properties building the emirate's future
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Master developer: RAK Properties building the emirate's future

Veteran developer and CEO of RAK Properties, Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi’s sanctuary-like master...

Material man: How Danube's Rizwan Sajan is mastering Dubai's property market
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Material man: How Danube's Rizwan Sajan is mastering Dubai's property market

After decades of success in the region’s construction and interiors market, Indian billionaire...

A family affair: Oberois on redefining luxury hospitality
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A family affair: Oberois on redefining luxury hospitality

Three generations after Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi started his hospitality career as a doorman...

Blueground: Showing there's room for innovation in the hospitality business
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Blueground: Showing there's room for innovation in the hospitality business

Alexandros Chatzielftheriou, CEO & co-founder, Blueground, tells how his company is trying...

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Starting a fintech company takes patience, says CEO of Payfort
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Starting a fintech company takes patience, says CEO of Payfort

At the launch of a new report into the fintech sector, Omar Soudodi, CEO of Payfort, discusses...

A ruby in the rough: Gemfields CEO, Ian Harebottle Q+A
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A ruby in the rough: Gemfields CEO, Ian Harebottle Q+A

Amidst a boom for coloured gemstones, Ian Harebottle, CEO of Gemfields, believes that luxury...

Firing up the engines: How Saudi's new investment agency aims to grow the kingdom's industrial sector
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Firing up the engines: How Saudi's new investment agency aims to grow the kingdom's industrial sector

Saudi Arabia’s new industrial investments agency has kicked off a multi-billion dollar strategy...

How DIFC Courts has helped connect the UAE's legal system
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How DIFC Courts has helped connect the UAE's legal system

Co-chief executive and general registrar Mark Beer, OBE is determined that DIFC Courts will...

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Introducing the 'real' Dubai: Tourism chief unveils plan to market the emirate to the world
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Introducing the 'real' Dubai: Tourism chief unveils plan to market the emirate to the world

For decades, the emirate’s tourism marketing strategy was focussed on luxury resorts and high...

Setting sail: Sharjah business accelerator Sheraa helping to develop startups
StartUp»

Setting sail: Sharjah business accelerator Sheraa helping to develop startups

Startup magazine meets the founders of JuxtaPiece, CG Interactive and The Mawada Project, three...

Vocal recognition: Lojain Jibawi finding his voice with Votek
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Vocal recognition: Lojain Jibawi finding his voice with Votek

Lojain Jibawi’s ambition is to see his company Votek’s speech recognition technology used in...

Driving Careem: CEO Mudassir Sheikha on dreaming big
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Driving Careem: CEO Mudassir Sheikha on dreaming big

The co-founder and CEO of local ride-sharing behemoth Careem, on starting small and dreaming...


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