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Deadline nears for award nomination

Deadline nears for award nomination

Manama: The organizing committee of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship announced that the deadline is closing fast for registration and nomination of Bahraini companies interested to take part in the award’s second edition, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Economic Development Board chairman. “The deadline…

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

Finally, entrepreneurs in the Middle East have reason to feel good. For years, men and women who launched startups in Amman, Beirut, Cairo, and Dubai struggled, because these places lacked the support networks and the ecosystem to help guide and scale up their ventures, much less turn the region into a viable destination for venture…

FedEx backs young achievers in Mideast

FedEx backs young achievers in Mideast

FedEx Express, a global express transportation company, recently recognized outstanding teams of young entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Africa at an event in Oman. For more than 30 years, FedEx has supported Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW) global competitions Company of the Year (COY) programmes to empower tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and inspire young people to succeed…

Dubai Silicon Oasis’ Dtec to enhance start-ups and entrepreneurship in the UAE

Dubai Silicon Oasis’ Dtec to enhance start-ups and entrepreneurship in the UAE

Dubai: The opening of the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (Dtec), the largest entrepreneurship centre in the Middle East within Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), will have a positive impact on the economy of Dubai, according to a top official at DSO. “Despite Dubai having many incubator centres, Dtec will complete each other and the owner is…

Jeel entrepreneurship programme continues with Ideation Camp

Jeel entrepreneurship programme continues with Ideation Camp

SHARJAH: The Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) and Education for Employment (EFE) have partnered together to launch the entrepreneurship initiative “Jeel” programme last week, based in Souq Anwan in Dibba Al Hisn, to provide entrepreneurship training and business coaching as well as professional support for future generations of entrepreneurs across the UAE. The programme was…

Entrepreneurs and startups shaping KSA

Entrepreneurs and startups shaping KSA

RIYADH — Forbes Middle East has unveiled the top 100 entrepreneurs shaping the future of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during an exclusive ceremony held at the stunning Ritz Carlton hotel here. Under the aegis of Riyadh Emir Prince Faisal Bin Bandar, the event witnessed more than 350 people attending. The overwhelming majority of these…

Bank al Etihad Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2015 in Jordan

Bank al Etihad Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2015 in Jordan

Underlining its ongoing commitment to support women’s empowerment across the Kingdom, Bank al Etihad hosted Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) 2015 at Columbia University Middle East Research Center. The event was attended by around 100 entrepreneurs and businesswomen, in addition to a host of local media representatives. It was held as part of a series of…

Middle East remains growing market for entrepreneurship

Middle East remains growing market for entrepreneurship

RIYADH: Entrepreneurship is flourishing in the Middle East, a London Business School (LBS) survey of regional executives has revealed. The survey of nearly 500 regional executives found that the Middle East (ME) is seen as a growing market for entrepreneurship, with more than two thirds (71.4 percent) of respondents describing the sector growth as steady,…

Female entrepreneurs find increased success in KSA

Female entrepreneurs find increased success in KSA

JEDDAH: An increasing number of women in Saudi Arabia have begun to achieve tremendous success in the entrepreneurial field, tackling big businesses and male-dominated industries to make their unique mark on the economy. In light of recent increases in female-friendly business opportunities, several female entrepreneurs have shown that they are both willing and able to… Read More..

Deadline nears for award nomination

Deadline nears for award nomination

Manama: The organizing committee of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship announced that the deadline is closing fast for registration and nomination of Bahraini companies interested to take part in the award’s second edition, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Economic Development Board chairman. “The deadline… Read More..

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

Finally, entrepreneurs in the Middle East have reason to feel good. For years, men and women who launched startups in Amman, Beirut, Cairo, and Dubai struggled, because these places lacked the support networks and the ecosystem to help guide and scale up their ventures, much less turn the region into a viable destination for venture… Read More..

FedEx backs young achievers in Mideast

FedEx backs young achievers in Mideast

FedEx Express, a global express transportation company, recently recognized outstanding teams of young entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Africa at an event in Oman. For more than 30 years, FedEx has supported Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW) global competitions Company of the Year (COY) programmes to empower tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and inspire young people to succeed… Read More..

Dubai Silicon Oasis’ Dtec to enhance start-ups and entrepreneurship in the UAE

Dubai Silicon Oasis’ Dtec to enhance start-ups and entrepreneurship in the UAE

Dubai: The opening of the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (Dtec), the largest entrepreneurship centre in the Middle East within Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), will have a positive impact on the economy of Dubai, according to a top official at DSO. “Despite Dubai having many incubator centres, Dtec will complete each other and the owner is… Read More..

Jeel entrepreneurship programme continues with Ideation Camp

Jeel entrepreneurship programme continues with Ideation Camp

SHARJAH: The Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) and Education for Employment (EFE) have partnered together to launch the entrepreneurship initiative “Jeel” programme last week, based in Souq Anwan in Dibba Al Hisn, to provide entrepreneurship training and business coaching as well as professional support for future generations of entrepreneurs across the UAE. The programme was… Read More..

Entrepreneurs and startups shaping KSA

Entrepreneurs and startups shaping KSA

RIYADH — Forbes Middle East has unveiled the top 100 entrepreneurs shaping the future of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during an exclusive ceremony held at the stunning Ritz Carlton hotel here. Under the aegis of Riyadh Emir Prince Faisal Bin Bandar, the event witnessed more than 350 people attending. The overwhelming majority of these… Read More..

Bank al Etihad Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2015 in Jordan

Bank al Etihad Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2015 in Jordan

Underlining its ongoing commitment to support women’s empowerment across the Kingdom, Bank al Etihad hosted Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) 2015 at Columbia University Middle East Research Center. The event was attended by around 100 entrepreneurs and businesswomen, in addition to a host of local media representatives. It was held as part of a series of… Read More..

Middle East remains growing market for entrepreneurship

Middle East remains growing market for entrepreneurship

RIYADH: Entrepreneurship is flourishing in the Middle East, a London Business School (LBS) survey of regional executives has revealed. The survey of nearly 500 regional executives found that the Middle East (ME) is seen as a growing market for entrepreneurship, with more than two thirds (71.4 percent) of respondents describing the sector growth as steady,… Read More..

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