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Mohamed Amine Belarbi

Student at New York University Abu Dhabi, 21 year old serial entrepreneur, public speaker, blogger and true cosmopolitan, Mohamed Amine Belarbi left Morocco at 17 to roam the world and live an educational adventure in Norway, the US and the UAE. His shifting interests from Politics to Business flourished into more than 5 startups he manages along with his studies and consulting for various companies and NGOs.

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Forever Grateful: Thank You McDonald’s For Making Us Happy One Burger At A Time

There are a lot of things I am grateful for in life. The great friends I am blessed to have, the supportive family who was always there for me, the countless opportunities I was offered throughout, the blessing of good…

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Global Shapers Abu Dhabi: Leading Positive Change One Initiative At A Time

How do you get the brightest change leaders and industry experts in a city to come together and champion valuable initiatives and projects that could benefit the local communities? The answer is easy, and it’s already positively changing 154 global cities…

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Steve Jobs Said It Best: Marketing is About Values (Video)

There is so much noise out there when it comes to the how and why of marketing. Thousands of marketing experts and gurus line up to throw some BS here and there, and show you how to market your product and…

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Investing in Property in a Digital Age (Infographic)

Colette Cassidy is the Managing Director of a wealth management firm called All Finance Tax. Many of her clients invest their money in property, and she likes to write about interesting news and innovations in the property industry. Increasingly property hunters are turning…

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Chat with Dr. Sayd Farook: Islamic Economy, Entrepreneurship and The Dubai Startup Ecosystem

The UAE today is a hub for entrepreneurship, finance, islamic banking, arts and everything in between. It can get messy at times to understand and appreciate the importance of the emirates as a global power player and trendsetter, so it is only fair…

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The 11 Youngest Billionaire Entrepreneurs We Should All Know (Infographic)

Kids these days! While it took you ages before even making your first million dollar as a businessman, nowadays millennials are making a killing with billion dollar startups popping everywhere. From Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg presiding over a $250 Billion tech giant to…

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When Social Entrepreneurship Becomes The Best Type of Feminism: Meet Alpaca Inc.

We’re all too accustomed to the image of businesses and corporations being evil institutions sucking every possible profit out of people and countries. Whether it is Wall Street or the greedy multinationals setting sweatshops around the world, the realities of today’s…

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Feeling Old? Eight Successful Entrepreneurs Who Started Later in Life (Infographic)

The world of entrepreneurship is crazy these days: 12 year old CEOs making millions and millennials making billions, while the old paps end up looking for jobs where their bosses are 10 times younger than them. I bet it gets…

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WOMENA: How Women Are Pioneering The VC Landscape In The GCC

The startup community nowadays is buzzing with names: from the inspirational Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg, to visionary investors like Peter Thiel or Marc Andreessen, there is no shortage of testosterone around. Yet what goes unnoticed most of the time are female…

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10 Youngest Billionaires Of Our Time: How Did They Do It? (Infographic)

We love them, we hate them, we wish we had their money or we look up to them, whatever the emotions these phenomenal people inspire, one thing remains constant: They have enough money to turn our city into their ping…

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10 Tips to Become a Confident Person (Infographic)

Confidence: it can either make you or break you. From shining on the stage and winning that $1 Million investment to falling apart in front of an audience and losing your words. You see the picture. Being confident is the…

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Pintsized Fashionista: Twin sisters Lailli & Alizey Mirza Take Fashion and Luxury To A Whole New Level

Fashion and Luxury make for a great combo, especially when you’re told about how to style yourself in class by twins who know all too well what it takes to flash a killer look! The twins in question, Lailli & Alizey…

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Jessica Kahawaty: The Lawyer, Model and Goodwill Ambassador You Should Follow On Instagram

She has a Bachelor of Law and Business (Finance) from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a Lebanese-Australian TV Host, won multiple international beauty pageant competitions, is a goodwill ambassador, and most recently the face and presenter for Yahoo Maktoob’s new…

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Patrick Chakauya: The Entrepreneur Who Wants To Build A Footwear Empire

What to do when you have a dream, a passion, a goal you’re dying to accomplish? While most of us would just sit tight and hope that one day things will magically work out, a minority is getting out there…

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Coders Rejoice: Here Is The Software Engineer’s Ultimate Online Handbook by Toptal

Always wanted to take your coding game to a whole new level but never knew how? Overwhelmed with tons of online courses that promise to turn you into the next Mark Zuckerberg? How about a curated list of resources and…

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Donald Trump Is The Right Guy For The Job And Here Is Why

Politics has never been this interesting or entertaining since Ronald Reagan, and judging from the growing interest in the presidential race and the plethora of candidates that would make any news channel salivate lining up the GOP field, we can’t help but admire…

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Moroccan Global Alliance: An Elite Network Set On Transforming Morocco

Selective networks across the world are nothing scarce, from the dark Skull & Bones in Yale University to more transparent groups such as Kairos Society, they come in all sorts of flavours and degrees of openness. Yet, what these usually tend…

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Butsu: How A Young Designer Is Set To Launch A Global Shoe Brand

There are people who buy shoes, and those who create their own. Why settle for something pre-made when you can create your own custom made brand that fits your taste? This is Patrick’s philosophy, a young designer who took it…

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In Need of Inspiration? Here Are 21 Ways To Do It (Infographic)

Who doesn’t need inspiration from time to time? Who doesn’t hit a wall and feels like throwing the towel when running a business or building a product? Inspiration is not only the fuel that keeps our spark running, but it’s the…

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Cybersecurity in the Middle East: You’re Not As Safe As You Think

You go online, start shopping on on E-commerce site or open an online banking account with your financial institution, and a week later you find abnormal purchases made through your card or paid service signups under your name. This is…