Sindhu Hariharan

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Former Features Editor, Entrepreneur Middle East


Go Cashless To Stimulate Economic Growth: Visa And Moody's Study Highlights Positive Impact Of Electronic Payment On GDP

Moving towards an economy dominated by cashless transactions can bring tangible benefits to both emerging and developed economies.

Towards A More Inclusive Society: Canadian University Dubai Students Develop Efhamni, An Emirati Sign Language App

The team designed a mobile application Efhamni (Arabic for "Understand Me"), which teaches Emirati sign language.

San Francisco-Based Group Messaging App Blend Garners UAE Investor Interest

Despite being part of a crowded messaging app market, dominated by giants like WhatsApp and Slack, the San Francisco-based Blend has caught the attention of MENA's investing community in its recent round of funding.

Entrepreneur and Designer Catherine Sarr's Almasika Fine Jewellery Has Africa's Cultural Heritage As Its Muse

The name Almasika was derived from two words: 'Almasi' meaning diamonds in Swahili, and 'Sika' meaning gold in several West African languages.

Palestinian Birzeit University Students Win 2016 Ripples Of Happiness Program

Students from Palestine's Birzeit University emerged as the winners of the eighth cycle of the Ripples of Happiness program organized by The Coca-Cola Foundation and INJAZ Al-Arab.

Maker Faire Cairo Is Back For DIY Enthusiasts in MENA

The 2016 edition follows the Cairo Mini Maker Faire 2015, which holds the distinction of being the first Maker Faire (a concept with its origins in California, USA) event in the MENA region.

Stepping Up For Tech Startups: STEP Conference 2016 In April

STEP Conference is returning for its fourth edition on April 4-5, 2016 at the Dubai International Marine Club.

For Students, By Students: Dubai Teens Land High School Students In Internships

Dubai Minds aims to do away the "awkwardness" surrounding young work experiences, and instead, make them acceptable and celebrated in the workplace.

Doha To Host The 2016 Entrepreneurship In Economic Development Forum In March

The third edition of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development (EED) forum, a platform that assesses the role of entrepreneurship in Qatar's economic development will be held in Doha on March 7-8, 2016.

Involver- Social Volunteering: An App That Brings Together Humanitarians, The Gamification Way

Involver - Social Volunteering is a platform that connects volunteers to social causes and help corporations and non-profits run data-oriented structured CSR programs economically.

Startups From Emerging Markets To Converge In Switzerland For Seedstars Summit 2016

Seedstars Summit 2016, an entrepreneurship conference focused on emerging markets, will be held on March 3, 2016 at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Infographic: UAE SMEs Expect A Subdued 2015 To Make Way For A "Cautiously Optimistic" 2016

According to the survey, in 2015, small businesses felt considerable heat in aspects like growth outlook, revenue prospects and fund-raising.

Infographic: 52% Of Female Beauty Shoppers In The UAE Prefer To Shop Online, Survey Says

Beauty e-commerce startup GlamBox surveyed 1,000+ women shoppers in UAE to understand their beauty shopping habits.

Gamifying Fitness: Styck Co-Founders Alexander Light and Ben Walton

Styck App, a fitness mobile application for smartphones, is using rewards as bait to capture the fitness-conscious side of its users.

Qatari Entrepreneurs Venture Out Into The Real-World: QSTP Concludes Second Accelerator Program

Nine aspiring entrepreneurs have completed their three-month long training and mentorship experience