Sindhu Hariharan

Sindhu Hariharan

Columnist, Entrepreneur Middle East
Empowering Entrepreneurs: Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa
Innovators

Empowering Entrepreneurs: Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa

The CEO of QDB believes the best way to empower Qatar's future generations is to simplify the path to entry for new participants.
Advertising In The Digital Era: Baroque Co-Founder And CEO Ali Mansoor
Advertising

Advertising In The Digital Era: Baroque Co-Founder And CEO Ali Mansoor

Ali Mansoor, co-founder and CEO, Baroque -a new entrant to the burgeoning creative production market in the UAE- is extremely clear and candid in conveying what the company stands for, and how it plans to stand out.
Digital Detectives: UAE-Based Startup Comae Technologies
Startups

Digital Detectives: UAE-Based Startup Comae Technologies

A need for advanced digital forensics capabilities in today's "smart" world led founder Matt Suiche to the UAE in early 2016 to create a forensic product to investigate cyber incidents.
BizWorld UAE: Preparing MENA's Future Generations For Their Entrepreneurship Journey
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

BizWorld UAE: Preparing MENA's Future Generations For Their Entrepreneurship Journey

Spearheading BizWorld's entry into the MENA region is Helen Al Uzaizi, who, after over a decade-long career in the marketing and communications industry, has now taken up community development and entrepreneurship as a cause.
Dubai-Based Food Tech Startup Lunch:On Raises Seed Funding
Business News

Dubai-Based Food Tech Startup Lunch:On Raises Seed Funding

"What's for lunch?" This is a question that occupies the minds of most working professionals every afternoon, and a problem that UAE-based food tech startup Lunch:On set out to solve.
Flat6Labs Egypt Secures US$ 1 Million Commitment From IFC
Business News

Flat6Labs Egypt Secures US$ 1 Million Commitment From IFC

The investment comes from IFC's $30 million commitment towards the Startup Catalyst initiative that backs funds and accelerators in emerging markets.
Infographic: MAGNiTT's State Of MENA Startups 2016
Infographics

Infographic: MAGNiTT's State Of MENA Startups 2016

MAGNiTT, a UAE-based online community connecting startups, investors and support services, has released an infographic representing key statistics and features related to MENA entrepreneurship community.
UAE-Based Online Grocery Startup InstaShop Raises Funds From Souq.Com
Startup Financing

UAE-Based Online Grocery Startup InstaShop Raises Funds From Souq.Com

As the sole investor participating in this round of funding, Souq takes "a significant minority stake" in InstaShop.
Dubai Institute Of Design And Innovation Launched In The UAE
Design

Dubai Institute Of Design And Innovation Launched In The UAE

The UAE on Monday announced plans to set up Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and The New School's Parsons School of Design (Parsons).
Fashion Focus: Nurturing Entrepreneurship In The MENA Region's Style Sector
Fashion Design

Fashion Focus: Nurturing Entrepreneurship In The MENA Region's Style Sector

While the early goals of the region (especially the UAE) may have stressed on wielding influence as a powerful customer base for Western creations, the narrative has, in recent years, shifted to a focus on developing a fashion ecosystem right here.
Morocco-Based Aliphia Platform Offers Accounting Software In Arabic For MENA SMEs
Startups

Morocco-Based Aliphia Platform Offers Accounting Software In Arabic For MENA SMEs

After launching its SaaS accounting product in 2011, Sahih Business decided to go one step ahead in 2013 with its flagship product Aliphia- the "first" Arabic cloud-based SaaS accounting software for SMEs.
Yiping Gong, Regional Manager, Alibaba Cloud, On Cloud Computing And Entrepreneurship In The Middle East
Cloud Computing

Yiping Gong, Regional Manager, Alibaba Cloud, On Cloud Computing And Entrepreneurship In The Middle East

Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud develops cloud computing and data management platforms, and provides an array of cloud services to Alibaba Group's e-commerce ecosystem, and to third-party businesses.
Alibaba Cloud And DSOA Host Startup Challenge To Reward Middle East Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Alibaba Cloud And DSOA Host Startup Challenge To Reward Middle East Entrepreneurs

E-commerce startup Marhababy emerged as the winner of the competition, landing US$50,000 credits to be redeemed on Alibaba Cloud's products and services.
Serving It Hot: Kuwait-Based Bilbayt.com Helps Event Hosts Discover Food Caterers
Startups

Serving It Hot: Kuwait-Based Bilbayt.com Helps Event Hosts Discover Food Caterers

The team behind Kuwait-based Bilbayt.com has decided to simplify catering services by making them "as easy as ordering food online."
UAE Entrepreneurs, Investors Welcome Proposed Bankruptcy Law
Business News

UAE Entrepreneurs, Investors Welcome Proposed Bankruptcy Law

The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved a federal law on bankruptcy, a legislation, which the Cabinet hopes, will have a "positive impact on the national economy enabling it to adapt to changes, and support businesses to achieve optimum performance."