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“As the SBWC, we pay particular attention to the art, science and wonder that is entrepreneurship. We encourage women to step out of their boxes and take on challenges that are unique and unorthodox,” said Her Excellency Ameera BinKaram, deputy chairperson of NAMA and chairperson of the Sharjah Business Women Council, at the launch of the Arabian Business StartUp Academy Sharjah Series.
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“This was the thought process behind the setting up of the Arabian Business StartUp Academy Sharjah Series.”
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Since the launch in November 2014, Beehive, the region’s first peer-to-peer (P2P) finance platform, has channeled over AED 35 million worth of finance to around 60 SMEs.
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“But people come here with a dream. So I think that it is good, but we can be better. The UAE should be the centre for tech innovation in the Middle East.”
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SBWC and ITP Publishing Group’s Arabian Business StartUp magazine will organise the next event on 17 May while the subsequent sessions will be held in September and December.