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The Zuck Effect: Here Is How Mark Zuckerberg Started Out

How Mark Zuckerberg really started is not how the movie The Social Network showed it. Mark Zuckerberg meets a computer His father, although not an engineer, was an early computer enthusiast. Running a dental office he had a vision that computers would…

Locked Up: 5 Harsh Lessons I Learned In Prison That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

The full body tattoos, obnoxious screaming, and violent conflict resolution were foreign to me as a nerdy, upper-middle class kid with thin wire-frame glasses. Keeping my head down and ears open was the only thing I could do to prevent…

Finally Have Your Own Paparazzi Drone With The New Lily Camera

We all dream of becoming the centre of attention, the talk of the hour, the guy or girl everyone wants to take a selfie with… The pinnacle of success is having paparazzi running after you to take a picture, a glimpse…

The New Record Breaking Kingdom Tower Will Be 173 M Taller Than Burj Khalifa (Pictures)

The tallest tower, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, is about to get smashed by a new bad boy in the neighbourhood: The Kingdom tower. The new tower, built in Jeddah Saudi Arabi. The record breaking structure will tower from the height…

These 22 Crazy Quotes About Elon Musk Will Make You Understand Why He Is Insanely Succesful

Ashlee Vance’s new book, “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future,” is sure to make a hit and sell out in a matter of minutes! Why? We’re talking about a chronicling of the life of one…

Schlep Blindness Phenomenon: Where All The “Next Big Thing” Ideas Are Hiding

A good idea is a useful idea. Useful ideas come in three varieties: easy and obvious, hard and obvious, and hard and non-obvious. In the startup world people are no different than everywhere else- most of us come up with…

Transformers Are Upon Us: This New Self-Driving Truck Is Beyond Awesome!

After years of talking about self-driving cars, now is the time to up the level and talk about self-driving trucks! Daimler unveiled the first self-driving truck to be granted a license to operate in Nevada, which is a first in…

5 Ways To Stay Productive, Healthy And Happy While Working From Home

For anyone who works in an office setting, working remotely may sound like a dream situation. You can sit on the couch in your sweatpants, have Netflix on in the background and click away at your emails when you feel like…

Arab Money: Buy A Dh150 million Airbus A340 Jet On Dubizzle

Have you ever wanted to buy your own Airbus A340 but didn’t want to go through the hassle of ordering it online and waiting years for it to be delivered? Well, it’s your lucky day because a listing on Dubizzle…

The Difference Between Successful People And Unsuccessful People (Infographic)

Success is not the product of chance or the fruit of luck, it’s the outcome of hustle, grind and hard work. The good thing is, small habits over time can make you or break you, and the sooner you start incorporating…

Why Ivanka Trump Is Setting Her Eyes On New Projects In Abu Dhabi

Ivanka Trump, the executive vice president of development and acquisitions at The Trump Organization and daughter of property tycoon Donald Trump, is to use her stay in the UAE to scout for potential projects in Abu Dhabi. “I’m going to…

Developing Africa’s Future Entrepreneurs Through The Global Scholars Program

About GSP The Global Scholars Program (GSP) at African Leadership Academy is an intensive, nineteen-day, summer youth camp for a select group of secondary school students from across the world.  Built around ALA’s unique Entrepreneurial Leadership and African studies curriculum,…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma On Persistence: I Was Rejected From Harvard 10 Times (Video)

Alibaba’s founder and CEO is the perfect example for persistence and determination. From learning English a decade ago through giving free tours to tourists, to his rejection from KFC when he applied to work there, Jack Ma’s story is an inspiration…

6 Steps to Becoming a Successful Student Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Bill Gates. Mark Zuckerberg. Larry Page. Sergey Brin. They share more than a few enviable accomplishments. They’re billionaires, they made their fortunes in tech and they started their businesses while they were still students. It also doesn’t hurt that they’re…

It’s Inevitable: 7 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Handle Rejection

If you’re an entrepreneur, then you’ve been here before: You come across a great idea; you believe in it; it feels right. You get behind it and push with all your might, trying to get it off the ground. You, finally, get…

Elon Musk Pulled A Steve Jobs Moment And Made Batteries Look Sexy Again

Elon Musk is no stranger to innovation and impressive technology. From pioneering electric car production with Tesla to revolutionising the space industry with SpaceX, the real life “Iron Man” pulled another magic trick from his sleeve again with the unveiling…

The Real Connection Between Being Successful And Extremely Competitive

I’ll never fully understand why being “competitive” holds such a negative connotation among certain people. I don’t know, I guess I’ve always viewed the world as “dog-eat-dog” and considered competitive people the ones best suited for success. But that’s also…

Don’t Fake It, Make It: How To Get Really Rich, Really Fast

Want to be remarkably successful? Want to get really rich? (While there are many ways to feel “rich,” in this case we’re talking about monetary wealth.) Then check out this little gem of an investment opportunity. It’s a simple investment. You…

Elon Musk’s Wife On What It Takes To Become A Billionaire

Justine Musk, Elon Musk’s first wife, gave a kickass response on Quora to someone who asked “Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?”. If you were Elon Musk’s…

Bulgari’s First Hotel In Dubai Is A True Paradise (Photos)

Dubai keeps on impressing and stepping up its game, from building the biggest, fastest and tallest to hosting the most iconic brand names to ever exist. The latest move by the innovative emirate is to host a new luxury development project…