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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…

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…

Shut Up And Take Our Money: The One And Only ICON A5 Is A Plane Everyone Can Fly

If you’re one of the many who always dreamt of flying a plane but couldn’t afford to do so either because planes are so damn expensive or because learning how to fly one was a daunting undertaking, then rejoice because the…

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…

VUL9 Security Solutions: How A Startup Is Trying To Build A Safer Cyberspace In The Middle East

Ashley Madison, Sony, the US government, Iran Nuclear Centrifuges and ARAMCO facilities in Saudi Arabia. These are just a few of the high profile targets that have been hacked in the past and that reminds us all how vulnerable the…

How To Network Like a Pro: 3 Tips From A Former Googler and A Startup Founder

Most people mistake networking with giving out business cards. Here’s how you can do it like a Pro: 1) I don’t own business cards anymore and I don’t take them anymore (except for certain countries where it is a matter…

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…

Apple Is Running Low On Time: LVMH to Rival Apple Watch

It was reported a while back that tech tycoon LVMH has plans to release their own smart watch, presumably under one of their subsidiary companies, that would rival Apple’s Apple Watch, which was released earlier to mixed reviews. Apple is used…

Innovation 4 Impact Competition: Time To Get Your Ideas In Front of Decision Makers and Opinion Leaders

One of the models for entrepreneurial development which has attracted a lot of replication in many places, Dubai included, is the Singapore model.  Its government-led programs have sparked a rapidly developing venture capital ecosystem that, while dwarfed in size by…

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…

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…

Haters Gonna Hate: How Do I Handle It When People Trash Me?

I’ve had four death threats. I’ve had several major media outlets write articles trashing me (with hundreds of comments agreeing. Even two rap songs composed just to bash me). I’ve had people even show up unexpectedly at my house ready…

Johnny Ward: The Guy Who Earns $1 Million While He Travels the World

What if I told you that you could travel the whole world and earn $1,000,000 dollars in 3 years while blogging? Johnny Ward, a 31 year old Irish traveler who has now been to over 140 countries, says it is possible! The…

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…

The Golden Age Of Aviation: Emirates Strikes Back At US Airlines With Brilliant Ad (Video)

Dubai based carrier Emirates Airlines, the global aviation superpower accused of receiving government subsidies by US based carriers, has struck back with a brilliant ad lashing out against the current state of aviation. Titled Golden Age, the ad goes back in…

Snoop Dogg Should Become CEO of Twitter And Here’s Why

Snoop Dogg should become CEO of Twitter and I’m about to tell you why. But first, leave Dick Costolo, the outgoing CEO, alone. When Dick became CEO, Twitter was valued at about $3 billion. (now it’s $26 billion). The site was constantly…

The Fabulous Life Of Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed

For two years, one of the world’s wealthiest men, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia, was locked in a battle with Forbes over his net worth, with the prince claiming the publication had underestimated his fortune by nearly $9.6 billion. On…

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The Claw Machine Was Actually Designed To Completely F*ck You Over

You probably know slot machines are rigged, but did you know claw machines are, too? Yep. Writer Phil Edwards recently discovered the popular prize machine is designed to fail unless a profit can be made. The folks over at Vox recently created a video revealing…

Zara’s Owner Has Passed Warren Buffett To Become The World’s Second-Richest Man

Amancio Ortega, the Spanish fast-fashion baron behind Zara—known for peddling cheap, trendy items like $15 crop-tops—has surpassed Warren Buffett to claim the title of world’s second-richest person. His net worth, according to Bloomberg, is $71.5 billion compared to Buffett’s $70.2 billion—although Buffett…

Millennials: Branding Your Business For The Next Generation

Born roughly between the late ’90s and today, “Generation Z” has spent their entire lives surrounded by technology; they’re the first generation to grow up with cell phones and without communication boundaries. Gen Z, or the “iGeneration,” is said to be…