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The Fighter
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The Fighter

Sunday, 7 February 2016 11:08 AM

Nothing has come easy for Formula One’s most jaded boss, but despite career setbacks — and more than a few run-ins with the law — Flavio Briatore shows no signs of slowing down

Changing lanes: IAAF president Sebastian Coe
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Changing lanes: IAAF president Sebastian Coe

Friday, 5 February 2016 10:22 AM

Double Olympic gold medallist and former British politician Sebastian Coe has become the face of world athletics during one of the its toughest eras. With his experience as chairman of leading sports media agency CSM, he talks candidly about corruption, doping allegations and the Gulf’s potential to become an international sporting destination

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

Monday, 1 February 2016 10:40 AM

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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The most influential woman in the oil and gas industry: Occidental's Vicki Hollub
Energy»

The most influential woman in the oil and gas industry: Occidental's Vicki Hollub

Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:57 AM

Vicki Hollub will become the most influential woman in the oil and gas industry when she takes over as CEO of Occidental Petroleum in May. In a bleak period for the sector, how will the future boss of one of America’s biggest energy firms cope with the challenges ahead?

Introducing the winners of Ro’ya 2015
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Introducing the winners of Ro’ya 2015

Sunday, 24 January 2016 9:32 AM

The second edition of the Ro’Ya programme, an initiative of the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) and MasterCard, has proved a successful strategy for harnessing the power of female entrepreneurial talent

Making sense of solar: Robert De Diego Arozamena
Energy»

Making sense of solar: Robert De Diego Arozamena

Saturday, 23 January 2016 1:18 AM

The ramping down of electricity subsidies and the subsequent pressure on Gulf government budgets could — finally — prove to be a tipping point for solar power, says Abdul Latif Jameel Energy boss Robert De Diego Arozamena

Satya Nadella: the Indian tech geek who has brought Microsoft back to life
Technology»

Satya Nadella: the Indian tech geek who has brought Microsoft back to life

Friday, 22 January 2016 10:27 AM

The world’s largest software company’s comeback under CEO Satya Nadella has turned heads in the industry, as Microsoft changes the rules with its cross-platform systems, cloud computing dominance and the surprise release of its first ever laptop. The Indian-American executive reveals his strategy and what he has learnt from more than 20 years working with Bill Gates

Clean break: why a Citigroup investment banker quit to launch a high-tech laundry service in Dubai
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Clean break: why a Citigroup investment banker quit to launch a high-tech laundry service in Dubai

Thursday, 14 January 2016 10:28 AM

Bader Al Kalooti, the founder of Laundrybox, explains how his high-tech luxury lockers inspired him to upgrade his Dubai-born business into a new concept – MyBox

Fetchr: the app that really delivers the goods
StartUp»

Fetchr: the app that really delivers the goods

Monday, 4 January 2016 10:11 AM

Joy Ajlouny and Idriss Al Rifai – founders of delivery app, Fetchr – explain why their start-up is redefining an industry that hasn’t changed for 100 years, and suggest what Dubai needs to do for it to become a global hub for technology

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An experts view on entrepreneurship: Babson College
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An experts view on entrepreneurship: Babson College

Monday, 28 December 2015 12:59 PM

A few years shy of its centenary celebrations, the team at US-based Babson College is taking a closer look at the GCC region. Dr Kerry Murphy Healey, president of the college, tells Tamara Pupic about next year’s Babson Connect: Worldwide Summit in Dubai, and much more.

Vishal Mahtani: How I juggle 6 businesses at the same time
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Vishal Mahtani: How I juggle 6 businesses at the same time

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 11:03 AM

Dubai serial entrepreneur on why the emirate is still the perfect place for people looking to start up again and again

Getting more Qatar start-ups to the finishing line
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Getting more Qatar start-ups to the finishing line

Saturday, 19 December 2015 1:35 AM

Qatar has one of the highest rates of 'entrepreneurial intention' in the world, but new ventures have historically struggled to get off the ground. The CEO of the biggest business incubator in the Middle East is working to change that

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The business guru: Swami Parthasarathy
Culture & Society»

The business guru: Swami Parthasarathy

Friday, 18 December 2015 1:09 AM

Swami Parthasarathy is the first to concede that few understand his way of life. But those who do — including many of the world’s top performers — are the ones who excel, he says. During a visit to Dubai, the Indian guru gives a lecture that is nothing short of contentious

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Steadying the ship: Rami Rahim
Technology»

Steadying the ship: Rami Rahim

Friday, 18 December 2015 1:08 AM

In his 19 years at Juniper Networks, Rami Rahim has seen a start-up grow to become an $11bn Silicon Valley giant. After taking over as CEO during a tough period for the firm, his results are starting to speak for themselves

Charting the rise of the Emirati entrepreneur
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Charting the rise of the Emirati entrepreneur

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 10:46 AM

Essa Al Zaabi, senior vice-president, institutional support sector, Dubai Chamber and general coordinator of Tejar Dubai, explains how the chamber’s entrepreneurship programme is helping build a nation of business people.


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