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Middle Eastern governments don't care about entrepreneurs, says Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Middle Eastern governments don't care about entrepreneurs, says Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Having blazed a trail for a new breed of tech-savvy art collectors in the Middle East, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is celebrating the sixth anniversary of The Barjeel Art Foundation this month. He talks with StartUp about social media, Arab artists, family businesses, entrepreneurship, and much more.

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