GCC

Investments

Why 2019 And 2020 Will Be Great Vintage Years For Investing In The UAE And KSA

To survive and thrive, consumer-facing businesses in the UAE and KSA will need to be managed much more professionally and tightly than they were in the past.

Redefining Perceptions: Amal Dokhan, Director, Babson Global Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Saudi Arabia

Amal Dokhan, Director, Babson Global Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (BGCEL) in Saudi Arabia, on the Kingdom's reception to (and aptitude for) change.

Creative Pursuits: Anna Szonyi, Director, AR.Gallery + Studio

What does it take to be a part of the GCC's art gallery scene? Anna Szonyi of AR Gallery + Studio shares her insights.

The Five Industry Sectors Keeping The GCC On The Global Map

While the GCC is a small economy, some players in its leading sectors of healthcare, retail, transport and logistics, energy and power and real estate stand proudly on the global scene.

Driving Opportunity: Three Recommendations To Help Spur Entrepreneurship In Kuwait

By drawing on lessons learned from other "clusters of innovation" such as those in smaller European countries or Singapore, we found that Kuwait has an opportunity to be strategically focused on areas of local strength.

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A Bright Future For Sustainable Energy Technologies

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Innovators

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Ecommerce

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Innovators

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Salary

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