About Aalia Mehreen Ahmed
Aalia Mehreen Ahmed is an MBA (Finance) graduate with past experience in the corporate sector. She is also co-founder of CyberSWIFTT, an anti-cyberbullying campaign that ran from 2017-2018 as part of the e7: Daughters of the Emirates program. A self-proclaimed bibliophile, she has a penchant for writing, chai, and cricket.
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Pacing Growth: Mohammed Aldhalaan On The Lessons Learnt While Building His Saudi Arabia-Headquartered Edtech Platform Noon Academy
Launched in 2013, the Saudi-headquartered digital learning platform has adopted a gamification approach to its educational services to ensure the users find it interactive and engaging, and here's why.
Ride On: Oman-Based Carzaty Makes Use Of An Omnichannel Approach For Its Online Car Showroom Platform
Once the customer chooses a specific car via the online platform, Carzaty delivers it to the specified location in a matter of 15 minutes for a test drive, thereby combining the best of online and offline services.
Having Launched In Dubai, Digital Services Provider Mondia Group Is Now Setting Its Sights On The World
Launched in Dubai in 2000, Mondia operates across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, with a total of over 1.4 billion end-users across 48 countries. It operates multiple verticals, including health and digital payments, that cater to companies and telecommunications operators across a plethora of markets and cultures.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative For Global Prosperity Announces Winners Of The US$1 Million Global Maker Challenge
The four winners, and eight runners-up of the competition, will be recipients of cash prizes, and will also receive access to mentors and global organizations worth up to US$1 million.
Spinneys' F&B Incubator Program Selects 24 Winners As It Aims To Enhance The UAE Food Security System Through Innovation
The supermarket chain aims to help boost innovation among small food producer and manufacturers in the UAE by reducing barriers to entry in the supermarket industry.
Touted as the first of its kind in the region, the Set Up In Saudi platform provides a simple and easy process for registering a company in Saudi Arabia.
A special edition of Entrepreneur Middle East Live features the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition 5.0 (#DXBStartComp2020) presented by Dubai Startup Hub and Dubai Chamber Of Commerce And Industry.
For The Greater Good: Basma Altwejri's New Book, "From Society, For Society," Looks Into Social Entrepreneurship Across The MENA Region
With the intention to give an unbiased, holistic view of how innovative yet socially responsible practices across different industries work, Altwejri's book tells the stories of people from across the social entrepreneurship spectrum.
Launched on the 1st of July this year, the platform already has over 1800 users that use the app for finding deals and coupons on items ranging from fashion to groceries. Helwa also supports 60 retailers, and currently works on some of the more widely used regional online shopping websites.
"We Got Funded!" Dubai-Based Buy-Now-Pay-Later Platform Tabby Raises US$7 Million To Aid Its Growth And Entry Into Saudi Arabia
The rapid change in pace in the online shopping market has meant that Tabby had to adapt just as quickly. So, while many companies were laying off employees during the crisis, the firm was hiring new ones.
A look at how GoFood and Opaala have pivoted away from traditional service models to help cater better to the hospitality sector while keeping an eye on educating customers on what ails F&B owners, especially during the ongoing crisis.
Dubai-Headquartered Fixerman's First-Of-Its-Kind Solar-Powered Mobile Repairing Services Witness Surge In Demand During The Coronavirus Pandemic
Despite the uncertainties that came with the pandemic, Fixerman's demand nearly doubled during the lockdown period. The founders attribute this to an increased use of technological gadgets due to the movement restrictions.
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Innovative Approach Helps Dubai-Based Cloud Restaurants Bolster Its Delivery-Only Offerings Amid The COVID-19 Crisis
With their business model well-suited to continue operating in these new, unforeseen circumstances, the founders were able to shift their focus towards other facets of their operations, particularly customer satisfaction.
The Road Ahead: Visa Webinar Discusses How A Shift To Digital Can Help In The Recovery Of SMEs In The UAE
With Entrepreneur Middle East Editor in Chief Aby Sam Thomas as the moderator, the discussion was led by Saeed Al Marri, Deputy CEO, Dubai SME, Madhur Mehra, MENA Head of Merchant Sales and Acquiring at Visa, and Raed Hafez, CEO of elGrocer.
Dubai-Based Travel Tech Startup Hotel Data Cloud Selected As A SemiFinalist In The United Nations World Tourism Organization's Healing Solutions for Tourism Challenge
Launched in 2016 by Gregor Amon and Kevin Czok, Hotel Data Cloud is a centralized global database for descriptive hotel content that disseminates hotels' information and pictures across all major travel websites, travel agent databases, and points of sale.