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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Jeff Thompson: A Movie/Game Production Entrepreneur Set On Building An Empire

Shooting a movie out of St. Louis about a local legend using an iPhone. Now that might sound like a high school project for some, but when you add in to the mix a passionate young man who dreams, breathes,…

Why Rejection Is Just An Invitation To Try Harder

Every entrepreneur at one point in his or her life will encounter rejection, from the simple “your idea is shit and won’t pick up” to the hard hitting truths from investors who tell you that your money ask is just…