Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Entrepreneur Ecosystems

The Thomson Reuters Accelerate SME Platform Has Resources Aplenty For MENA Entrepreneurs

The platform was launched in September 2016 with an aim to become the digital gateway for the SME ecosystem in the MENA region.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Dubai Chamber's Essa Al Zaabi On Why You Should Launch Your Startup In Dubai

Given Dubai Chamber's commitment to supporting SMEs and businesses in the UAE, this episode of #EntMETalks sees Essa Al Zaabi, Senior Vice-President, Institutional Support Sector of Dubai Chamber, elaborate on the Chamber's programs to enabling the growth of startups in the UAE.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Kitchen Nation Helps Culinary Startups Scale Independently

Kitchen Nation was launched as a platform to cultivate ideas and talent through its services and support system, with the aim being to stand out among the world's culinary incubators in its mission to enable homegrown concepts.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Aligned For Growth: Dubai Is A Hotbed Of Opportunity For Entrepreneurs

In the four years up to 2016, the UAE digital and technology sector saw 234 private investment deals amounting to over US$1.1 billion, while in 2016, the UAE topped the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) league table in both value and number of tech deals.
Startup India

#3 Ways the Launch of Startup India Hub will Help Entrepreneurs

DIPP secretary Ramesh Abhishek has also announced that they have approached the Union Cabinet for an INR 2000 crore fund for startups
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

How And Why The UAE Is The Country Of Choice For Arab Youth

For the sixth year in a row, the UAE has topped the chart as the country in which most Arab youth would like to live.

Jabbar Internet Group's Samih Toukan On The Evolution Of The MENA Startup Ecosystem

As an entrepreneur well-versed in the MENA startup ecosystem, Jabbar Internet Group Chairman Samih Toukan had a lot to say in our latest edition of #EntMETalks.

Energizing The Ecosystem: The UAE's Saud Al Nowais Sees Your Startup As The Next Big Thing

Saud Al Nowais, Commercial Counselor for the UAE to the USA, discusses the rise of entrepreneurship in the region, and why investors should take note.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Simon Galpin, Managing Director, Bahrain EDB On What Makes Bahrain A Distinct Market For 'Treps

Managing Director Simon Galpin discusses Bahrain Economic Development Board's initiatives to supporting entrepreneurs in the Kingdom.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

The Recap: Achieving Women Forum 2017

Bringing women in business together at The W Hotel on May 8, 2017, the third edition of the Achieving Women Forum, featured MENA's leading female leaders in the business arena to share their expertise to the 450 attendees of the half-day conference.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Fadi Ghandour On Amazon's Acquisition Of Souq, And Why MENA Should Do More

A veteran of the MENA ecosystem, Fadi Ghandour discusses the implications of Amazon's acquisition of Souq.com, his advice to budding entrepreneurs, and more.
Success Stories

How One Entrepreneur Earned His First Paycheck Playing Video Games

How Alex Aleksandrovski sold in-game money for U.S. currency, and how his entrepreneurial background pushed him to succeed.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Turning Digital Dreams Into Reality: Qatar's Digital Incubation Center

Qatar's Digital Incubation Center is leaving no stone unturned in helping tech entrepreneurs in the country launching their startups.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Endeavor Jordan Study Highlights Migration Trends Among Jordan's Homegrown Businesses

The Jordanian chapter of global entrepreneurship support organization, Endeavor, has a tricky problem on its hands when it comes to developing their pipeline of startups they want to support in the country.

Setting An Example: Zain Jordan CEO Ahmad Hanandeh

Through its establishment of the Zain Innovation Campus, this corporate is showing other Middle East companies how to effectively support the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem

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