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Starting a Business

UAE-Based Switch Foods' Locally Produced Plant-Based Meat Is Set To Accelerate The Growth Of This Food Category In The Region

"Switch Foods aspires to lead and grow the category across the region to reach global levels by offering products that are familiar in the region, are part of everyday dishes, and adhere to the region tastes and culinary habits."

Technology

How Clarity AI Is Pioneering Precision in Global ESG Impact Assessment

Clarity AI stands out through its innovative use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, addressing common issues in ESG data reporting such as human error, inconsistent categorization, and incomplete disclosures.

Starting a Business

Yara Mersi's Dubai-Based Concept Oatful Has Launched The GCC's First High-Protein Overnight Oats

"The food industry has been manipulating the masses, and the global perception of nutrition has been distorted, becoming an unhealthy obsession. This made me compelled to prove that delicious food and healthy food do not have to be mutually exclusive."

Technology

Saudi Arabia-Based Beta Lab Launches The 2024 DeepTech Startups Program

Through strategic partnerships and a keen focus on the future of technology, the 2024 DeepTech Startups Program is expected to nurture talent and foster innovation within the Kingdom.

Growth Strategies

A Decade In Review: Simon Hudson, Founder And CEO, Cheeze

"The first attempt will probably taste terrible, and not look at all like what it's supposed to- but that was not a failure; it taught you lessons for the next attempt."

Starting a Business

Startup Spotlight: SpaceTIS Is Bringing Innovative Space Technologies To The UAE

"The key UAV challenge in the industry that inspired this product development is the lack of versatile and high-endurance platforms to meet the old as well as emerging needs of many drone clients."

Technology

Learning From Nature: How Xampla Is Standing At The Forefront Of A Global Movement Against Plastic Pollution

Xampla's technology, developed from over 15 years of protein research by Professor Tuomas Knowles at the University of Cambridge, has led to the creation of a patented class of Morro plant-based materials.

Entrepreneurs

Startup Spotlight: UAE-Based Uktob Is Ensuring Arabic-Speaking Businesses Have Easier Access To Artificial Intelligence

Among the AI tools Uktob offers, there is one that is named Faheem, an AI-powered personal assistant that offers a range of productivity tools and services for day-to-day tasks.

Leadership

A Decade In Review: Badr Jafar, CEO, Crescent Enterprises

"As Socrates said, 'I know one thing: that I know nothing.' The more you grow as a person, the more this philosophy resonates."

Entrepreneurs

Time Flies (When You're Learning On The Fly)

Having reported on entrepreneurship in the MENA for a decade, Entrepreneur Middle East Editor in Chief Aby Sam Thomas shares 10 things he's learned about this domain- and the people in it.

Starting a Business

A Decade In Review: Morrad Irsane And Sharene Lee, Co-Founders, Takadao

"There were many ups and downs in the past 10 years; I truly know what it means to be a startup entrepreneur now."

Women Entrepreneur®

A Decade In Review: Loulou Khazen Baz, Founder, Conversations with Loulou And Spade Ventures

"I've learned -the hard way- that we have too many people who like to tell a good story, but no intention to follow through!"

Starting a Business

Startup Spotlight: UAE-Born Meta[bolic] Is Redefining Healthcare

With his UAE-born healthtech startup meta[bolic], co-founder and CEO Ali Hashemi is aiming to be a pioneer in the hybrid healthcare space.

News and Trends

"We Got Funded!" Abu Dhabi-Based Foodtech Startup The Cloud Secures US$12 Million In A Series B Round

Homegrown UAE-based food tech startup The Cloud has raised new funds to make significant inroads on the global stage.

Starting a Business

A Decade In Review: Soukaina Rachidi Alaoui, Founder, RisalatComm

A look at the pluck and gumption that has defined Alaoui's journey from recognizing her passion for writing a decade back to her first foray as a full-fledged entrepreneur with RisalatComm today.