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Uber Is Now Losing Money Thanks To Their New UberX

According to a couple of financial calculations executed by Forbes, Ubers’ “newly” announced UberX service is losing money. UberX is a cheaper “version” of the regualr Uber experience, where UberX chauffeurs drive “regular” vehicles, unlike the luxurious and high-end machines Lux Uber…

Jean Drummond: The Ultimate Strategist

If inspiration is to be found anywhere, it sure rests in the story of Jean Crowder Drummond, an African American woman whose path to success is nothing short of a motivational account for all of us who aspire to make…

The Importance Of Personal Branding: Let’s Talk About That Snapchat

Everyone you meet around the corner thinks that they are the real deal, that he or she is a one of a kind, a unique being with an exceptional story. Every job seeker shouts that he or she is an…

Everything You Need To Know About Startup Funding

We can all have that mind-blowing idea, you know, that “OMG, this is it!” moment. But quite often, the most difficult stage of our venture is to find the right individual to fund you with the right money in order…

Beating All Odds: The Complete Guide To Successfully Launching A Start-Up

The Idea: The most lucrative business you can create is the one your passionate about, the one that makes it impossible for you to sleep at night. Now aside from passion, there has to be some kind of demand for…

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…

Christine Souffrant: A Female Entrepreneur Getting Rid of Middlemen

Christine Souffrant is a Dubai-based businesswoman with a degree from an Ivy League University. But her Haitian mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are among the 2.5 billion people around the world who eke out a living from selling goods on the…

15 Harsh Realities Entrepreneurs Face When Launching A Start-Up

Believe it or not, but I’ve been in this business for over five years now, sure it might not sound like an unbelievably long time, but then again, I’m not that unbelievably old either. Nevertheless, there is a crazy amount…

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…

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…

3 Tips to Find Any Investor’s Email

Finding the email of a potential investor or mentor is an invaluable tool to have. By getting acquainted with Google’s advanced search methods, public directories, and Rapportive, you will be able to find almost anyone’s email. Google Search Using advanced…

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…

It’s Not Always That Difficult: Three Simple Ways Of Finding Success

Yesterday I spoke with Wayne Dyer on a podcast. The guy has sold over 100 million books, he’s just like JK Rowling only times five. And instead of being about a boy magician, all his books are about how people…

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…

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 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….

How to Start-Up in the Nightlife Industry

Product Origins “A one-stop shop for entertainment” Jeremy Fish, Jeff Hanna and Ashwin Singhania met while completing their undergraduate degrees at the University of California Santa Barbara. After collaborating in college start-up competitions they realized they had a good thing…

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…

The Shark Tank Method: Treat Entrepreneurship Like A Shark

I have a branding company. It is a business just like any other. People pay for our services and in return they get exceptional coaching, expertise, branding, networking connections, and websites. Earlier today, a potential client reached out to me…