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Sindhu Hariharan - Page 11
Former Features Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East
Alabbar is also the founder and chairman of Emaar Properties, the group behind various malls and retail businesses in Dubai, including The Dubai Mall.
Sensing an imminent growth explosion in Southeast Asia's e-commerce industry, The Abraaj Group has been busy ramping up its portfolio in the last two months.
Themed "Dive Into Your Destiny," the event is structured in the form of a series of workshops. along with a physical outdoor activity that will aim to teach entrepreneurs to push their boundaries and meet challenges.
Emirates NBD's UAE Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data for March has shown encouraging growth signs for the UAE's non-oil private enterprises.
At a time when businesses across sectors are feeling the need to reinvent traditional models, the summit will see participants from technology companies, publishers and media agencies discuss challenges and opportunities of the digital era for the MENA region.
In a step that has the potential to bring about a pivotal change in the region's economic prospects, Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to establish "the largest fund on earth," of over US$2 trillion in value to help reduce its dependency on oil.
Palestinian siblings Ameer and Joey El-issa, popularly known as "The Bearded Bakers" in Australian food circles, decided to launch Knafeh Bakery in October 2014 in Sydney.
In a year of sluggish growth for the region's economy, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) -a 100% government-owned free zone- has reported strong results for 2015, an indication of the UAE's turn toward technology to diversify its economy.
Bannister's team beat out 150 other teams to clinch the title, including local favorites Dubai Dronetek, who came in second.
Pigeons are back as messengers in the streets of London, and this time, they are in-charge of carrying messages about a crucial concern for us all– air pollution.
Charicycles is a startup that designs and 'upcycles' old bicycles remodeling them into vintage yet modern rides, and further customizing them to suit the customer's personality.
Wadi.com received US$67 million in Series A funding from Al Tayyar Travel Group Holdings and existing investors Middle East Internet Group (the Middle Eastern leg of Rocket Internet), just 10 months after its launch.