Meet The Finalists Of Dubai Startup Hub's Smartpreneur Competition 6.0: Manhat
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Meet The Finalists Of Dubai Startup Hub's Smartpreneur Competition 6.0: Manhat

"Our inspiration is the natural water cycle in geographical locations where water availability never requires human interference."

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Bridge Medical GPO Partners With Dubai-Based Social Enterprise Enable To Develop Employment Opportunities For The UAE's People Of Determination

Bridge Medical GPO, one the first healthcare group purchasing organizations to a launch in the UAE, is now also one of the first to embrace Dubai's plan for more corporate social responsibility in the private sector.
Business Connect

Meet The Finalists of Dubai Startup Hub's Smartpreneur Competition 6.0: PalletPal

PalletPal's offerings aim to optimize freight shipments and streamline supply chain management.
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Startup Spotlight: Digital Health Screening App CogniSigns Wants To Enable Easy Access To Early Diagnoses

CogniSigns is a digital screening app that uses an algorithm-driven chatbot powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to detect diseases and mental health conditions in a user.
Business Connect

Meet The Finalists of Dubai Startup Hub's Smartpreneur Competition 6.0: Hamples

By enabling consumers to try out multiple samples before finalizing on using a particular product, Hamples aims to help them make more informed decisions while purchasing.  

Entrepreneurship in KSA

Eight Things Founders Wish They Were Told Before They Ventured Into Entrepreneurship In The MENA Region

Insights from some of the key speakers during the first edition of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's open online course, Entrepreneurship Adventures.

KAUST Joins Saudi Venture Capital and Private Equity Association To Further Support Deep-Tech Startups

As the first university to become a member of the Saudi Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCPEA), KAUST will ensure that its KAUST Innovation Ventures plays a greater role in the country's deep-tech ecosystem. 

How Saudi Arabia's TAQADAM Is Powering A New Cohort Of Global Founders

With this year's bootcamp now wrapped, our latest TAQADAM cohort will now reimagine and reignite their work before diving into the accelerator program.

It's All In The Genes: Genomic-Tech Company NoorDX Is Addressing The Lack Of Localized Genomic Testing In Saudi Arabia

With plans to have a fully functioning state-of-the-art genetic testing facility in Saudi Arabia by the first quarter of 2022, NoorDX's aim is to localize genetic testing in the country to ensure that it no longer needs to be done in overseas labs.

Expo 2020 Dubai

En Route To The Expo: Marwan Hadi, Executive Vice President And Head Of Retail Banking, Emirates NBD

"As an Emirati, I am overwhelmed with pride and humility at the same time, as well as a sense of responsibility while my country hosts this world-class event in parallel with its Golden Jubilee."

En Route To The Expo: Khalid Elgibali, Division President – MENA, Mastercard

"As Expo 2020 Dubai's Official Payment Technology Partner, the essence of what we are doing is enabling the payment experiences during the expo, whether they're online or on site, to be safe, secure and fast."

En Route To The Expo: Shukri Eid, Managing Director - Gulf Region, Cisco

"Expo 2020 is somewhere to visit if you want to learn, share and be entertained."

En Route To The Expo: Aamer Sheikh, President and General Manager, PepsiCo MENA and Pakistan

PepsiCo recently revealed that it will be having one pavilion each in the three Expo 2020 Dubai Thematic Districts, with them offering refreshing perspectives on the expo's subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability, through an exciting and engaging schedule of experiences, innovations, and discussions.

News & Trends

Looking for a More Purpose-Driven Career? There Is a Global Shortage for This Vital Role.

Writing code for a social media company is ok, but fighting future pandemics is better.

4 Trends that Will Reshape the Small Business Landscape in 2022 and Beyond

The trends that will impact small businesses in the New Year.

UAE-Based Cosmic Centaurs Launches Cosmic Conversations, A Game Aimed At Building Healthy Interactions Between Employees

By listing over 100 conversation starters, this game's prompt cards aim to help break the ice between colleagues in a team, while also encouraging deeper conversations among themselves. 

Starting a Business

Meet The Finalists Of Dubai Startup Hub's Smartpreneur Competition 6.0: Digital Energy

"The UAE is made up of many nationalities from all over the world which offers the potential to get insights that will help companies scale on a global level."

10 Side Hustles You Can Start From Home in 2022

Start making a little extra money this year.

This Celebrity Talent Manager Is Offering a 12-Step Online Course on the Business of Acting

Jamie Freed is known for discovering Selena Gomez and managing celebrities like Paris Hilton. Now he's helping actors learn about the business of acting through his 12-step online course.

Free Webinar | Feb. 24: Why More People are Becoming Franchisees Thanks to the Semi-Absentee Model

Join us for this free webinar and find out why franchising might be the perfect way to own your own business.

Growth Strategies

2021, The Year That Was: Eslam Hussein, Co-Founder, Invygo

The success invygo has seen so far is a testament to the potential of the car subscription market, which, globally, is expected to reach US$12 billion by 2027.

3 Powerful Internal Communications Tips to Become a Better Business

Every mistake in business stems from a failure of communication. Fortunately, communication skills are easy to acquire with some intention. Here's where you might start.

Why Elevator Pitches Are a Thing of the Past (and What to Do Instead)

Classic elevator pitches are built on principles of brevity and simplification. Let's break them down with a new paradigm in mind.

Jimmy Fallon Spent Years Chasing A Dream That Wasn't Really His. Finding His 'Why' Changed Everything.

How The Tonight Show host built his career and an entertainment empire -- by first identifying his most important mission.