My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

Growth Strategies

The Concept's Yadhushan Mahendrian Reminds Entrepreneurs To Seek For Support When You Need It

On the sidelines of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2018, Yadhushan Mahendran, founder and CEO of The Concept, emphasizes to focus on your strengths and seek for support when you need.
6 min read

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.

At the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2018’s Startup Town, Entrepreneur Middle East chats with a graduate from Intelak's incubator program Yadhushan Mahendran, founder and CEO of The Concept, a startup seeking to improve inflight customer experience in the aviation industry.

As startup founders who have started working on their idea immediately after their university years, Mahendran and his co-founder found joining an incubator, such as Intelak and Sheraa, as a "mini MBA" since it gave them the boost they needed with industry know-how, in addition allowing them to meet and learn from mentors in the industry, some of whom are today a part of the startup's board of advisors. Mahedran credits the UAE's incubators for helping them them to "take an idea to a business, monetize it and scale upwards."

Mahendran emphasizes the importance of entrepreneurs focuing on their strengths and seeking for support when they need it. "Ask for help, look for help, but begin with the right foundation and the right team so that you have the strength all round," he said.  

Organized by Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, Sheraa, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SharjahEF) 2018 gathered more than 3,000 attendees, consisting of youth, entrepreneurs, government partners, investors and industry veterans. The two-day event featured more than 100 prominent local, regional and international speakers.

Related: Nutribox's Noora Saleh Al-Askar Focuses On Why You Shouldn't Let Bigger Players Intimidate You

More from Entrepreneur

Jason's expertise and experience can help you with storytelling, motivation, and pitching your business to media.
Jumpstart Your Business. Entrepreneur Insider is your all-access pass to the skills, experts, and network you need to get your business off the ground—or take it to the next level.
Create your business plan in half the time with twice the impact using Entrepreneur's BIZ PLANNING PLUS powered by LivePlan. Try risk free for 60 days.

Latest on Entrepreneur