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Mini Exchange rebrands as Sprii.com

Mini Exchange rebrands as Sprii.com

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:58 PM

Dubai-based e-commerce business unveils new lifestyle shopping hub for women.

Global Mentoring Walk to accelerate the impact of women leaders in Dubai

Global Mentoring Walk to accelerate the impact of women leaders in Dubai

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 10:22 AM

The second Global Mentoring Walk will be held on March 11, 2017, from 7am to 11am at Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches

Qatar building big businesses from small ideas

Qatar building big businesses from small ideas

Sunday, 19 February 2017 4:35 PM

Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa argues access to finance remains one of the largest barriers to SME growth in the region

Sheraa's action-packed first showcase day

Sheraa's action-packed first showcase day

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:07 PM

UAE’s first university-based accelerator programme – Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) – sets a major milestone to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs of the Week: Mira El Lozi and Rama Mamlouk, co-founders of Circle Café

Entrepreneurs of the Week: Mira El Lozi and Rama Mamlouk, co-founders of Circle Café

Sunday, 19 February 2017 10:37 AM

How food entrepreneurs Mira El Lozi and Rama Mamlouk integrated their Arab roots and Western upbringing in creating the menus of Circle Cafe.

Harnessing fintech innovation in 2017

Harnessing fintech innovation in 2017

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 3:10 PM

How fintech will finally transform the financial world

Four forces shaping the future of healthcare in the UAE

Four forces shaping the future of healthcare in the UAE

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 3:10 PM

Consumers to start benefiting from various innovations in 2017

UAE SMEs changing the renewables landscape

UAE SMEs changing the renewables landscape

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 3:09 PM

SMEs are going to dominate the renewables space

Foodtech trends to watch out for in 2017

Foodtech trends to watch out for in 2017

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 1:12 PM

Over $1 billion was invested in food start-ups in 2016

Know your intellectual property rights

Know your intellectual property rights

Monday, 13 February 2017 1:19 PM

To many UAE-based business owners who have a limited knowledge of the protections afforded by intellectual property rights, Irina Heaver, managing director of AdRem Legal, explains how to use patents, copyright and trademarks as strategic business tools

Entrepreneur of the Week: Najla Al Ansari, founder of Polished Spa

Entrepreneur of the Week: Najla Al Ansari, founder of Polished Spa

Sunday, 12 February 2017 10:36 AM

How Najla Al Ansari, founder of Polished Spa and Sheraa’s marketing and outreach manager, paves the way for young women entrepreneurs in Sharjah.

How to value your start-up

How to value your start-up

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 1:54 PM

David Moleshead, chairman and founder of Envestors MENA, a network of private investors in the MENA region who invest in new businesses, explains how early-stage investors value start-ups, especially in the GCC region

How to nurture your entrepreneurial mind

How to nurture your entrepreneurial mind

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 1:54 PM

Aman Merchant, a Dubai-based serial entrepreneur and co-founder of The Impact Hub Dubai, explains why taking care of your mindset – weapon of mass domination (WMD) – helps you win time and time again

Dubai Chamber launches second edition of Dubai Smartpreneur competition

Dubai Chamber launches second edition of Dubai Smartpreneur competition

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 12:27 PM

Dubai Smartpreneur Competition winners to join Dubai Chamber’s Tejar Dubai programme

Alabbar's message to GCC business patriarchs: Participating in the digital revolution is our obligation

Alabbar's message to GCC business patriarchs: Participating in the digital revolution is our obligation

Sunday, 5 February 2017 1:32 PM

Not one to shy away from a challenge, Mohamed Alabbar will make his debut in the digital space by launching Noon, a $1bn e-commerce platform. But will it help galvanise traditionally risk-averse GCC-based business patriarchs to unlock their funds for local technology start-ups?


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