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Taking On The World: Dubai-Headquartered Global Ventures Is On A Mission To Impact Millions Of Lives

Led by General Partners Noor Sweid and Basil Moftah, this enterprise proudly declares on its website that its vision is global, and its focus is growth- and Global Ventures has been clearly exhibiting its premise by supporting entrepreneurs in emerging markets that are working to "change the world."
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Ask The Expert: Get Your Questions On Trade And Commerce In Dubai Answered By Dubai Chamber's Atiq Juma Nasib

With trade being an integral element of business in Dubai, the newest edition of Ask The Expert will be geared toward your questions in this domain, with Atiq Juma Nasib, Senior Vice President of Commercial Services at Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on hand to answer all of them.
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From Good To Great: How The Flywheel Can Be Your Company's Next Big Thing

We examine the flywheel concept of strategic management that characterizes great companies, and look at what differentiates them from the also-rans.
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Engagement Drivers: Five Digital Trends Businesses Should Tap Into In 2021

There is no denying that 2021 will be a year of disruptive thinking and innovation, as we emerge from a global pandemic, especially in how media is consumed and created.
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"How Do I Approach Businesses In Dubai?" Answers To The Most-Asked Questions By New Members Of Dubai Startup Hub

From approaching businesses to accessing quality, affordable accounting or legal services in Dubai, check out how entrepreneurs can go about it.
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Startups To Play Much Bigger Role In Supporting Dubai's Transition To A Digitally-Driven Economy

Dubai Startup Hub had successful collaborations with entrepreneurship ecosystem partners that enabled the initiative to serve a wider network of startups and entrepreneurs in 2020.
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Four Lessons Brands Should Learn From The Accelerated Digital Revolution That Happened In 2020

2020 has been a ride into the future, and the future is here to stay.
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Standing Tall: How Dubai's Logistics Industry Got Through The COVID-19 Crisis

It's been interesting to see how both corporate players and small businesses in the logistics domain have found ways to cope with the current environment- while also tapping into the opportunities.
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E-Commerce Sales In Dubai To Rise To AED100 Billion By 2022

The projection comes off the back of the accelerated COVID-induced shift in shopping behavior.
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Dubai Startup Hub Launches Eight Sector Guides To Support Entrepreneurs

The sector guides provide a comprehensive list of business incubators and accelerators that can help entrepreneurs grow their startups, as well as events and conferences that focus on their specific industries.
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Increasing Innovation In The UAE Through Diversity

Futuristic initiatives by the government open scope for more growth than ever for foreign businesses.
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Five Actions Leaders Should Take In Times Of Uncertainty

Having a vision for the post-pandemic is key for bringing optimism and motivating people around us.
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12 Years In 12 Months: What 2020 Taught Me As An Entrepreneur

Despite all that happened though, behind every cloud is a silver lining, and so we cannot overlook some of the positives that has come with all these changes.
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Gearing Up For 2021: Visa's Top Predictions For The Future Of Payments

Taking stock of the digital payment trends that transpired and of those that accelerated in 2020, here are Visa's top predictions on the future of payments.
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The Year That Was: Dr. Saliha Afridi, Co-Founder And Managing Director, The Lighthouse Arabia

Like pretty much everyone else in 2020, Dr. Afridi is choosing to spot the silver linings this year presented, and use that to guide her decisions in the year ahead.