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"When Elan was established 12 years ago, the advertising industry in Qatar was still nascent," remembers Jaber Al Ansari, Group CEO, Elan Group.
The founder says that they saw potential for their business in Qatar, as most production agencies operating there tend to stick to traditional approaches.
The Daruna concept is simple; provide quality and affordable accommodations for the working community in Qatar, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and throughout the world.
The startup empowers students with an academic planner designed to help students make the right course selection.
UrbanPoint decided to move to Qatar to implement their plan, despite the fact that none of them had ever lived nor visited Doha before, being aware that Qatar was a fast-growing market with lots of governmental support for entrepreneurial initiatives.
The CEO of Injaz Qatar Emad Al Khaja discusses how the organization enhances the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Qatar by supporting the youth and the next generation of leaders in business.
QBD, launched in March 2015, was created to answer the local market need for a platform to sell products and provide end-to-end shipping and customer service.
Abu Issa wanted to create a facility for the mass market and provide the public and amateur athletes access to knowledge on training and lifestyle.
From being incubated in the Digital Incubation Centre in Qatar, to receiving funding from Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon, founder of the I Love Qatar network, to receiving the Silver YouTube Play Button- Raqami TV tells its story.
Amruda Nair, Joint Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Aiana Hotels & Resorts talks about her new enterprise, which is a joint venture with H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, one of Qatar's leading entrepreneurs.
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According to St. Valery, Links Group partners, protects and enables foreign companies to enter the Qatari market, while safeguarding their status as business owners
Meddy, launched in September 2014, is an online platform which helps people living in Qatar in their quest to find the best doctors based on patient reviews and credentials.
Founder Layla Al-Dorani talks about Raw ME, the 100% Qatari-owned startup and recognizing the gap in the market when it came to readymade healthy products.
Earlier this year, more than 150 Qatari SMEs attended the third annual Qatari SME Business Opportunities Workshop, where more than 60 local SMEs showed their interest to participate and compete.