Aby Sam Thomas

Aby Sam Thomas

Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Middle East

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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.
Venture Capital

Rewriting The Narrative: Noor Sweid, General Partner, Global Ventures

Enabling global entrepreneurial success stories from the MENA region
Editor's Note

Your Accountability Buddy Can Help With Work (And Play)

We often talk about accountability buddies when we talk about setting goals for everything from our fitness to our businesses- why not for our work-life balance as well?
Company Formation

Gamechangers: UAE Company Formation Specialist Virtuzone On 10 Years Of Supporting Entrepreneurs

Virtuzone proudly declares it has been able to launch over 16,000 companies since 2009.
Women Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2019: Mashal Waqar, Co-Founder And COO, The Tempest

While the digital media landscape can be seen as quite a cluttered and crowded one, Waqar points toward The Tempest's offerings as having enabled it to stand out in this field.
Leadership Qualities

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2019: Hala Badri, Director General, Dubai Culture And Arts Authority

Hala Badri is uninhibited about her drive and dedication for the UAE, with her happily paying credit to the nation for having enabled all of what she has achieved so far.
Woman Leaders

Entrepreneur Middle East's Achieving Women 2019: Anousheh Ansari, CEO, XPRIZE Foundation

Ansari's journey to space in 2006 has led her to being immortalized in history, with the Iranian American entrepreneur also forever going to be remembered as the first Muslim woman in the world to travel to space.
Editor's Note

Let Your Work Speak For You (The Rest Is Noise)

The content you put out in your name, should never take precedence over the business that you're trying to develop and build.

Building To Last: Okadoc Founder And CEO Fodhil Benturquia

Benturquia's hope is to build an enterprise out of the Middle East that follows the stories of companies like Amazon and Apple, one that will stand the test of time, and have a legacy that will be remembered as well.
Venture Capital

Dubai-Based Global Ventures Becomes First MENA Fund In Draper Venture Network's DVN Beta Program

The DVN Beta program supports newly established, high potential VC funds across the globe.

The Executive Selection: Julian's Barbershop

Established in 2003 by Julian Colclough, this enterprise offers customers a range of high-quality grooming services.
Business Enterprises

An Exploration Of The Business Ecosystem In Malta

To new enterprises that want to set up shop in the country, Malta offers support through a variety of fiscal and financial incentives.
Editor's Note

Redefining Definitions: Making Your Own Benchmark For Success

There's no real formula (or benchmark) for success... except the one you set for yourself.
Editor's Note

Easier Said Than Done: Why Entrepreneurs Should Learn To Let The Small Stuff Slide

Learning to let the small stuff slide is an art in itself.