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12 Ways to Fund Your Startup

Sometimes, coming with the right idea, finding the right team or even drafting the perfect business plan is not the hardest part of getting your startup up and running. The real trouble is finding the Benjamins to finance your little…

Why Black Is The New Green: 20 Mind-Blowing Facts You Need To Know About The Legendary Black American Express Card

It used to be a myth before Kanye coined the term “African American Express.” It’s a status symbol. It can buy you anything in the world (with the exception of class). We are talking about the “Black Card,” officially known…

Danish Genius David Heinemeier Gives You An Insight on Ruby On Rails

Self-made Millionaire, Bestseller, creator of Ruby on Rails, he’s been called the Hottest Hacker on Earth and has just given us an awesome interview. That’s what we like to call a kickass move, because after all, Gulf Elite is all…

Here Is How Angry Bird Started Out

Downloaded over 2 billion times, across all platforms available, in over 100 countries – as one out of 52 failed apps, talk about perseverance! Angry Bird is without a doubt one of the most successful and most downloaded apps in…

Who Said Money Can’t Buy Happiness?

Entrepreneurs – the modern day warriors who volunteered to take on society’s most epic battles, with no roadmap, no rulebook, they set sail in the hope of finding a better way of doing things. They’re in it for the prestige,…

The Startup Formula That Will Make You Billions

We all wish there was a secret formula, a magical recipe, that poured down money from the heavens, establishing that financial freedom we all seek. Well, as there might not be a precise socio-economic formula for success, there is definitely…

Luxurious Glass Super Yacht

There are people in this world who want to have a decent life, own a house and enjoy their days peacefully and quietly with their family in a cosy neighborhood, and there are people who just want to live life…

Bill Gates Projected Losing All Microsoft Stock In 4 Years

We all know Bill Gates, the ex-chief executive and chairman of the almighty Microsoft, the generous philanthropist who is spending his hard earned billions on noble causes around the globe – but is he being too generous? According to The…

Taking The Sting Out Of Shopping

If you’re anything like me, the idea of shopping both stresses and horrifies you. Don’t get me wrong, I love clothes. I keep up with all the trends, and know how to dress myself. But the physical act of shopping…

Elite Profile, Alan Wilzig: A Success Story

There are people in this life who give up, and those who fight their way ahead. There are people who give excuses, and others who make plans. There are many who don’t have the guts to pursue their dreams, and…

Ruthlessness: Eat Or Get Eaten

There are people we know we shouldn’t mess with or push to the limit, and there are some we pick on just for the fun of it. There are those you cant possibly upset and those you can fail without…

5 Essential Rules to Angel Financing

It was 9am when I landed in New York City for my 153rd angel investor meeting. After eating breakfast at Pret a Manger and a 2-hour angel investor meeting I had been convinced that there are 5 essential rules when raising…

What You Can Learn From The Wolf Of Wall Street

Who said there is nothing to learn from a Hollywood blockbuster, half of which is drugs, sex and cussing? Well, if you haven’t realized this already, there is always something to be learnt from every experience in life and The…

Life Is A Game, Here Is Your Strategy Guide

Basics You might not realise, but real life is a game of strategy. There are some fun mini-games – like dancing, driving, running, and sex – but the key to winning is simply managing your resources. Most importantly, successful players put their time…

Why You Don’t Need A New Year Resolution!

It’s the beginning of a New Year and many people have for many years tried to come up with New Year’s resolutions.  I’m not sure what that’s about really, because we all have the opportunity to change every day and…

Gulf Elite Issue 6

Learn from rising entrepreneur Hamad F. Behzad, haute couture visionary Danny Wise, stunning model Francesca Vegas or simply enjoy our lessons learnt from The Wolf of Wall Street or How To Make The World Love You. Gulf Elite Issue 6…

How To Achieve Recognition and Acceptance Through Business Awards

Today’s business landscape quickly changes and is an ever evolving menagerie of best practices, strategies, and time tested systems.  One way to get noticed, increase awareness and gain authority is by receiving recognition and awards for your businesses accomplishments. Business…

How To Become An Entrepreneur

You don’t need qualifications, money, a planet-sized-brain or even a particularly good idea. All an entrepreneur ever does is create something that consistently makes money. If you can design, build, own and care for such a machine, you can become very rich indeed….

Gulf Elite Issue 5

No better way to launch 2014 with a bang than getting your monthly dose of motivation and inspiration – Gulf Elite Magazine Issue 5! Ever wondered what it takes to stick to your New Year resolution? What it would take to become…

The Golden Rule of Starting Up: Product-Market Fit

You can have a million-dollar idea, but if people aren’t going to buy your product or service, it is worthless. To succeed, your concept must have a group of customers that want your product and will buy into it, a…