Aby Sam Thomas

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Entrepreneur Staff
Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East


Neha Mishra's Kinoya Aims To Change The Japanese Cuisine Narrative In Dubai

As a restaurant that's aiming to "change the Japanese cuisine narrative in Dubai," Kinoya has been garnering a lot of attention ahead of its launch in April this year.

Healthtech Startup B3 Digital Solutions Forays Into Precision Medicine To Cater Towards Treatment Of Cancer

The offering is described as a custom-built clinical big data platform offering a number of user-friendly innovative solutions that use artificial intelligence models to manage different chronic health conditions.

The UAE Ministry Of Health And Prevention's Saqr Al Hemeiri On Building A Culture Of Innovation

"Unifying the vision and aim for these initiatives, and aligning them with a strategic direction, has enhanced the efficiency and effectiveness of our individual efforts and innovative contributions."

Having Secured US$15 Million In Privately Raised Capital, Kitch Co-Founder And CEO Walid Hajj Is On A Mission To "Reimagine Restaurants"

Billed as "the region's first hybrid, delivery-focused, cloud kitchen, and premium storefront operator," with a cool US$15 million in privately raised capital, it's easy enough to understand why many have taken notice of this new venture.

By Going The Extra Mile For Clients, Saphyte Founder Ali Homadi Is Making His Homegrown MENA Startup Stand Out As A CRM Provider

While most other CRM providers in the region are only focused on selling their offerings, Saphyte is upping the ante by creating software that really helps businesses grow- and one can see the company is walking the talk.

For Founder Ghada Al Subaey, Qatar-Born Ready-To-Wear Label 1309 Is "Not Just Another Fashion Brand"

"1309 is more than just a fashion brand. It is a concept, a community we are trying to build, values that we are trying to promote."

Eyes On The Prize: Keep Your Head Down, Your Ego In Check, And Get On With It

While our aim should always be to bring our best selves forward in whatever we set out to do, we should remain mindful of not letting our egos rule the show.

Abu Dhabi-Headquartered Anghami Becomes The First Arab Tech Company To List On NASDAQ New York

With the transaction expected to close in the second quarter of 2021, it pegs Anghami at an initial pro-forma enterprise valuation of approximately US$220 million.

Onward And Upward: StarzPlay Secures US$25 Million Investment From Ruya Partners To Support Its Growth Ambitions

Investors found that being homegrown is one of StarzPlay's main advantages over the stiff competition in the region's SVOD space.

Fortune Favors The Bold: Niili Founder And CEO Khaled Al Zaabi

Niili's founder and CEO is aiming to have his UAE-born fashion brand break into the US$350 billion global luxury market.

Own Up: It's Time For Action

Excuses are a curious little thing- sure, they offer us some sort of respite when something doesn't go according to our plans, but they also keep us in our comfort zones, holding us back from taking any action to move past the quandary in front of us.

Khaled Bin Alwaleed Participates In US$60 Million Financing For Food Tech Startup BlueNalu

As a company that produces a variety of seafood products directly from fish cells, BlueNalu's new funding round, which follows its $20 million Series A in 2020 and its $4.5 million Series Seed in 2018, marks the largest ever financing secured by a cell-based seafood company in the world.

Taking On The World: Dubai-Headquartered Global Ventures Is On A Mission To Impact Millions Of Lives

Led by General Partners Noor Sweid and Basil Moftah, this enterprise proudly declares on its website that its vision is global, and its focus is growth- and Global Ventures has been clearly exhibiting its premise by supporting entrepreneurs in emerging markets that are working to "change the world."

Opportunity Knocks: Dreams Don't Work Unless You Do

Given the promise of the new year, don't make the mistake of just waiting and watching any more- opportunities are there for the taking, but remember that it falls upon you to seize those you can capitalize on.