Aalia Mehreen Ahmed

Aalia Mehreen Ahmed

Intern, Entrepreneur Middle East

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. 

More From Aalia Mehreen Ahmed

Growth Strategies

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.
Business Connect

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.
Business Connect

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.
Social Entrepreneurs

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.
Business Connect

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.
Saudi Arabia

AstroLabs' New Online Platform Eases Procedures For Setting Up Foreign Companies In Saudi Arabia

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.
Business Connect

Winners Of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition 5.0 Take Home AED150,000 In Prizes

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.
Business Connect

Dubai-Based Browser App Helwa Wants To Help You Save Money While Online Shopping In The UAE

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.
Business Connect

"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.
Business Connect

Move Fast And Fix Things: How Dubai's Startups Are Stepping Up With Solutions For "The New Normal"

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.
Business Connect

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.
Starting a Business

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.
Business Connect

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.
Business Connect

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.