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Blackjack and Business: The Unlikely Recipe for Financial Success

It’s not the most common piece of business advice, but being an entrepreneur and building a financial fortune is a lot like being a professional blackjack player. As you’ll find out on your journey through the world of business, though,…

Samsung’s Exploding Scandal in Numbers (Infographic)

2016 has been a bit of an unfortunate year for Samsung. The smartphone brand has been faced with bad press left, right and centre. Batteries on their new device, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 started bursting into flames. In September, they…

GCC Women Striving Professionally, but Expect Employment Difficulties

In light of the upcoming Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, Oxford Strategic Consulting compiled key findings from its GCC Employment Reports 2016 to help shed light on female aspirations and employment views across the region. The reports, which…

10 Scam Proof Ways to Make Money from Home Using Your Skill and the Internet

The world-wide web offers plenty of opportunities to individuals looking to earn an income. However, scouring through job placements over the internet has one major risk – Deception! Many websites offer lucrative jobs for small upfront fees and promise you…

Dr Liam Fox MP Reiterates Strong Economic Bonds Between UAE and UK post-Brexit at Capital Club Dubai

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a nationwide referendum which resulted in the shock decision to leave the European Union.  Before the vote, Dr Liam Fox MP had visited Capital Club Dubai, the leading Private Members’ Club in the…

All In? 5 Reasons Why Poker Players Make The Best Entrepreneurs

I’m guessing you have never been asked to play a game of Texas Hold’em in a job interview before. Fortunately if you had, a lot of your foundational skills and characteristics would present themselves: a couple of hands of poker transpires…

Unleash 2016 Speakers Spotlight: Daniel Gomez

24 years old. Forbes 2015: 30u30 in Energy. His company transforms animal and vegetable oil into biodiesel. Daniel Gomez is the co-founder and CEO of Solben, a company that designs and manufactures a press that extracts oil from plants to…

10 Amazing Businesses Launched While Their Founders Were At University

Facebook, Snapchat, Google… what do these amazing companies have in common? they were all started by University students! Taking the entrepreneurial route and starting a business is a great way for students to earn an income as well as gaining…

Money Tips: Which Stocks Should We Be Focusing On In 2016?

There are usually winners and losers in the stock trading arena and, of course, the aim of everyone looking to profit from the markets is to pick the winners (or as many as possible). It’s easier said than done, but…

VUL9 Security Solutions: UAE’s Newest Cybersecurity Provider Warns of Weak Cyber Defences in the GCC

The recent Qatar National Bank data leak came as a reminder to companies and governments alike in the GCC that cybersecurity is no joke (Check if you have been affected by the leak here). Whether it is financial institutions, digital…

World Class Innovations Maintain Dubai’s Status as One of the World’s Top Investment Destinations

Dubai remains a key destination for global investors, as many of the city’s upcoming property developments are set to break dozens of Guinness World Records over the next few years—records that will be in good company with existing world record…

Capital Club Dubai to Celebrate 8th Birthday with James Bond Themed Party

April is upon us, bringing with it the arrival of one of the most sought after events on the year’s social calendar: the 8th anniversary of Capital Club Dubai on the 21st of this month. The occasion is proudly supported…

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the E-commerce Giant Amazon.com (Infographic)

If you are in love with Amazon.com, you got to know about some of these interesting facts that make the company the giant tech behemoth it is today. Here is infographic by Unboxing deals that will help you know more…

Go Big or Go Home: How Massive Is Samsung? (Infographic)

Most of you know Samsung as one of the world’s greatest electronics companies, up there with the likes of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft. But did you know that Samsung, started 38 years before Apple, is much more than just a…

Startup Challenges: 8 Warning Signs Staff are About to Quit and How to Deal With it (Infographic)

In this latest piece are 8 warning signs staff are about to quit and how to deal with it. By identifying these key indicators, organisations will place themselves in a better position to help prevent staff from quitting their job.

Seedstars: Forget Aid and Volunteering, Here are the Businesses that Drive Real Impact

Have you ever been in the same place with the 60 best startups from emerging markets? No? Put away your TV, your apps, and let me invite you to a snapshot of innovation around the world. There’s the 13-year old…

Making Money and Doing Good: 7 CEO’s Saving The World (Infographic)

NeoMam and Buddy Loans pulled together 7 CEOs that are contributing to saving our planet, and how they’re doing it. From Jeff Bezos’s General Fusion to Glen Tullman’s Livongo Health, there is no shortage of CEOs who are going green for more than…

Email Done Right: How to Create the Perfect Email Signature

Though countless emails are sent every day, many people don’t give their email signature much consideration. However, conveying the right corporate image – big or small – requires thought, so up your professionalism today with these top ways to improve…

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2015

QNB Group, a leading bank in the Middle East and Africa, continued to record robust growth in profitability, with Net Profit for 2015 amounting to QR11.3 billion (USD3.1 billion), up by 7.7% compared to 2014. Based on the strong financial…

Hong Kong Trade Fairs in January and March 2016 Strengthening Bilateral Trade Between Hong Kong and UAE

Hong Kong and UAE have enjoyed robust bilateral trade relations on a range of products and services over the years. Adding to the Hong Kong’s business advantages, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organises more than 30 exhibitions each year…