Aby Sam Thomas

Aby Sam Thomas

Entrepreneur Staff
Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Education

Qatar's ALF Foundation Launches Entrepreneurship Center At Driehaus College of Business in Chicago

A new center to foster entrepreneurship through exchange programs has been established at DePaul University's Driehaus College of Business in Chicago by the Qatar-based Al Faisal Without Borders Foundation.
Entrepreneurs

Rolling With The Punches

In conversation with Ahmed Seddiqi and Abdulla Khoory, the Emirati co-founders of the Round 10 Boxing Club in Dubai.
Marketing Strategies

The Aviator: Faisal Ghazi Kayal, Managing Director, Saudia Private Aviation

Since it launched its commercial operations in 2009, Saudia Private Aviation has become one of the leading names in the region's private aviation sector
Marketing

The Frontrunner: Maserati's Umberto Maria Cini On Catering to Car Connoisseurs

Besides marking the 100th anniversary of the Trident brand, 2014 saw Maserati mark its best sales year on record, with approximately 36,500 of its luxury cars finding buyers around the world.
Entrepreneurs

Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group of Companies

The Malaysian businessman is the head of a multi-business conglomerate that has a presence in sectors like direct selling, retail, financial services, education and hospitality.
Events

Get Ready For ArabNet Beirut 2015

The event will be held from March 17-19, 2015 at the Beirut Hilton – Habtoor Grand Hotel in Lebanon.
Growth Strategies

Talking Shop: Gulf Retail Businesses And The UK

The UK is keen on attracting Gulf businesses to set up shop on its (rather expensive) shores.
Franchises

DineEquity CEO Julia Stewart Credits Franchisee Partners For Success

As the purveyor of the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP brands of restaurants, DineEquity is one of the largest full-service restaurant companies in the world.
Innovators

JetSmarter CEO Sergey Petrossov's Sky-High Ambitions

The CEO and founder of JetSmarter wants to open up private jet travel to the masses.
Franchises

On A Roll: Chez Sushi Prioritizes Regional Expansion

Since its launch in 2013, fast-casual Japanese restaurant Chez Sushi has managed to find a loyal following in the UAE, and is now gearing itself up for further growth.
Mobile Payments

Beam Wallet: Making Shopping More Rewarding

Beam Wallet, a UAE-based mobile commerce and rewards platform, recently received a "landmark investment" from Majid Al Futtaim Ventures.
Personal Health

A "Cool" Way To Get Fit: CRYO Health Dubai

A single session in CRYO Health's cryotherapy chamber can burn up to 800 calories from your body.
Innovators

Engineering Success: Moutaz Al Khayyat, CEO, UrbaCon Trading & Contracting

How Moutaz Al Khayyat steered his four-year-old company, UrbaCon Trading & Contracting, into becoming one of Qatar's leading contracting companies.
Ecommerce

The Buzz About Beehive: Peer-To-Peer Lending Makes A GCC Entrance

P2P lending refers to the practice of investors lending money directly to borrowers without going through a financial intermediary such as a bank.
Startups

FitRepublik's Ali Al Amine Sees Entrepreneurship As The Way Forward

Ali Al Amine offers a one-stop facility catering to both adults and children, and defy the usual elitist crowds in gyms.