Entrepreneur Ecosystems: Page 9

News and Trends

Dubai Chamber And Smart Dubai Are Back With Smartpreneur Competition

Smartpreneur invites entrepreneurs based in the UAE to contribute to the transformation of Dubai with their technology innovations.


Calling Fintech Entrepreneurs: DIFC And Accenture Launch FinTech Hive In The UAE

Global consulting firm Accenture has joined hands with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) to launch FinTech Hive, a regional fintech accelerator program set to commence in the first quarter of 2017.


IIM Culture: Alumni Reveal What Makes It a Breeding Ground for Industry Bigwigs

IIM alumni talk about their experience at the institute and how it has helped them hone their entrepreneurial skills


Businesses And Entrepreneurs Recognized At Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Awards 2016

Held under patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, SCCI honored winners across industry sectors in five categories.


Adventure2Venture Bootcamp Combines Learning And Fun For Investors And Entrepreneurs

The workshop format was inspired by a need to provide engaging experiences where "both investors and startup can let down their guards," as opposed to formal pitch meetings.

Growth Strategies

Instead of Banning Amazon & Uber, Let's Create a Stronger Ecosystem in 2017

"Last year we continued our firm belief in free markets and unanimously voted against anything that threatened the level playing field."


Dubai Future Accelerators Invests In 19 Projects Graduating First Session Of The Program

These 19 projects move on to the next phase and will work to implement their solutions within seven key sectors: health, education, energy, transportation, infrastructure, technology, and security.

Starting a Business

Action Over Policy: Hany Fahmy Aly, Executive Vice President - Enterprise Business, du

Besides operating a separate team to provide training and support to its SME suppliers, UAE telco du says it also has a procurement system in place to identify SME partners- a system that it continuously evaluates and improves.


The Recap: Indian Innovator Awards 2016

A host of established and upcoming Indian business leaders in the Gulf were honored at the third edition of Entrepreneur Middle East's Indian Innovator Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year, presented by du, which took place in the UAE on December 13, 2016 at the St. Regis Dubai.


A Blueprint For The Evolution Of The SME Sector In The Middle East

With technological change occurring exponentially, the revolution puts innovation at the heart of national competitive advantage. GCC countries will need a new wave of capable SMEs to stay relevant to this new ecosystem.


MENA Entrepreneurs And Investors Come Together In Jordan For DealMakers 2016

DealMakers 2016 also allowed for the entrepreneurs gathered at the event to have one-to-one sessions with investors, with the former having 15 minutes each to pitch their respective businesses.


TECOM Group Launches A Design And Fashion Innovation Center At Dubai Design District

With an objective to provide access to the infrastructure and mentorship needed to grow creative businesses, the new in5 innovation center will offer co-working spaces and industry-focused training to aspiring entrepreneurs in the design and fashion space.


Veteran Indian Prof Says Entrepreneurship Course at School Level May Be A Bit Much

Dr. Paritosh Basu of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies encourages the scope of including one paper or a fifty mark test on entrepreneurship as a matter of knowledge for commerce and science programs

Growth Strategies

Enabling A Vibrant MENA Technology Ecosystem Through Policy, Education, And Funding

We now need to configure our economies to allow for the new reality of technology entrepreneurship and innovation, which is a movement that will be led by both our youth and entrepreneurs.


The Recap: Qatar Enterprise Agility Awards 2016

The third annual Qatar Enterprise Agility Awards, Entrepreneur of the Year in association with Doha Bank awarded businesses and individuals across multiple categories on November 14, 2016 at The Grand Hyatt Doha in Qatar.