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Advice From The Africa Global Business Forum: Don’t Invest In Africa

Don’t. Don’t invest in a whole continent. Have you ever heard of someone who got an investment right at the same time in 54 countries? Invest in a sector. Invest in a country. Invest in people. But please, let’s stop…

The Ultimate Quotes Infographic: 100 Brilliant Minds and What They Said

Everyone has their own little book or digital note on their laptops with their favourite quotes. Be it quotes about life and the meaning of love, to motivational quotes about business and strategy, there is no shortage of “He Said,…

How to Start Taking Risks and Why You Should Do It (Infographic)

Some people would rather spend 50 years walking the same path, doing the same work and having the same routine, and others would rather jump off planes and try something new every week, even if that means risking their lives,…

Geniuses Behind The Scene: The Influential First Hires of Tech Giants (Infographic)

Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are just a few tech entrepreneurs that have made billions of dollars from the companies they’ve founded – but as brilliant as these men were, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft would not have been…

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Developers and Designers: Let’s Give a Toast to Entrepreneurship!

Global Startup Battle is going on all over the world, with startup enthusiasts, developers, and designers fighting for the realization of ideas like never before. Of course, Dubai is having it’s fair share, too. ​ The theme “Your City. Your…

Arabian Business StartUp Awards 2015: Meet the UAE’s Finest Entrepreneurs

As the importance of entrepreneurship continues to grow across the region, Arabian Business StartUp once again celebrates the success of those who have stood out from the crowd. The 2015 edition of the awards will recognise the people, businesses and organizations that…

Make It Rain: 8 CEOs Who Became Filthy Rich Before Age 30 (Infographic)

They’re creative, restless, risk lovers and entrepreneurs at heart. They put everything on the line, they sacrifice weekends for work, laziness for hustle, dreams for actions, and like most stories with a happy ending, they ended up making hella money!…

DHD Beauty: How Following One’s Passion Led Twin Sisters To Success

Two sisters with a background in sciences and a passion for Make Up walk into a room… This is not the start of a joke, it’s the crazy story of how a successful Make Up service specialising in bridal beauty in the…

KicksOrDie: The Amazing Story of Sneakers Sensation Daniel Haddad

He’s a legend who built a following in the tens of thousands within the sneakers lovers community, he’s dealt with underground Chinese suppliers and he was the go to guy every celebrity phoned if they wanted to be the first…

Start Your Day Like A Pro: What Successful Business Leaders Have For Breakfast (Infographic)

They say that Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so what you do and eat in the morning can have a profound influence on your day. For business leaders – or anyone striving to achieve – it’s important to…

LaunchScale: A Snapshot of The Startup Scene in San Francisco

According to Angel List, there are over 11000 startups in San Francisco. That is as much as the startups in Oceania, Africa, and South America combined. In one city. So, what a better way to experience the vibe than attend one…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…