Aby Sam Thomas

Aby Sam Thomas

Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Startup Funding

We Got Funded: Okadoc Closes The Largest Ever Series A Round For A MENA Healthtech Startup

Dubai-based startup Okadoc makes history by closing the largest ever Series A round for a healthtech startup in the MENA region
Business Travel

One Monte-Carlo Conference Center: A New Hub For Business Tourism In Monaco

The MICE segment is the target of this newest offering from Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer.

Ahead Of The Curve: Alliances for Global Sustainability CEO Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

"It is our collective duty to lead responsibly to create a better world for future generations."

First-Mover Advantage: H.E. Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister Of State For Food Security

In conversation with the first-ever Minister of State for Food Security in the UAE (and the world).
Editor's Note

Marching To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

"What you do with your lives is something only you should get to decide on."

Disruption By Demand: ALTR Created Diamonds Founder And CEO Amish Shah

The diamond business, like so many others around it, is seeing the winds of change come upon it as well.
Editor's Note

Tuning Out: Minding Your Own Business

While keeping yourself open to reactions and feedback is always good, at the end of the day, only you should be deciding what you should be doing with your business, your career, and even your life.
Venture Capital

Getting Ahead (One Day At A Time): Backstage Capital Founder Arlan Hamilton

Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton on starting a VC firm that looks out for underestimated (aka underrepresented) entrepreneurs.
Editor's Note

New Year Roadmap: Four Life Lessons To Keep In Mind For 2020

As we get ready to wrap up 2019, it's essential to look back at the year's life lessons.
Public Relations

Distinctive By Design: Faux Consultancy Founder Firras Alwahabi

Firras Alwahabi is the founder of Faux Consultancy, an enterprise that he describes as a full-service communications and creative agency that focuses on offering "a balanced range of services for niche luxury brands," with its offerings including public relations (PR), events, social media, sales, and more.

Competitive Advantage: Serial Entrepreneur Peter Schatzberg, Founder And CEO, Sweetheart Kitchen

Sweetheart Kitchen founder and CEO has the street cred and the team, and now he's got the MENA on his mind.
Growth Strategies

Urban Flair: Sole DXB Partners Rajat Malhotra, Joshua Cox, And Hussain Moloobhoy

Rajat Malhotra, Joshua Cox, and Hussain Moloobhoy, share what it takes to launch (and grow) Sole DXB, a regional festival for fashion, culture, art and design.

Impacting Humanity: One Global Founder And Executive Chairman Mohammed Al-Rashidi

Here's how this Kuwaiti national is engineering a digital transformation revolution that is affecting the global landscape

Champions Of Change: Accor's Maud Bailly And Yigit Sezgin

Global hospitality enterprise Accor is engineering a cultural and digital transformation.
Editor's Note

UAE Ecosystem Stakeholders Weigh In On ENOC Vs. CAFU

When the big guys come knocking, you know your startup has gotten it right.