5 Things To Consider Before Moving To The UAE

YoungUpstarts

While the UAE is one of the most expat friendly countries in the world and attracts expats from all over the globe, understanding the intricacies of Emirati culture, business and professional climate is essential if you want to get off to a good start. Getting a Job in the UAE.

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Why Successful Startups Go To The UAE

YoungUpstarts

For an increasing number of successful startups, they are foregoing London, New York, or Silicon Valley for the business-friendly UAE. We all know the UAE is a business-friendly environment. This does not mean that starting up in the UAE is easy.

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YFS Magazine Announces Global Media Partnership With ITCfest 2017 — Dubai, UAE

YFS Magazine

Today, YFS Magazine announces a new global media partnership with ITCfest, the UAE's preeminent global business festival celebrating innovation and technology.

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Help Detained USA Citizen In Abu Dhabi

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Dr. Robert Alan Black, an Athens resident, is being held in Al Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. The United States Embassy in the U.A.E. The Creative Thinkers Conference was attended by government and public sector officials of the U.A.E. This is a departure for this blog.

FAQ Re: Dr. Alan Black

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I would make the kind request to avoid any rants about the U.A.E. American creativity expert currently held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This conference was attended by government and public sector officials of the UAE as well as educators and non-profit organizational leaders from many Arab Gulf countries. Designframe USA has no affiliation with the UAE. Dr. Black was honored to speak at the conference and be a part of the ongoing initiative for innovation in the UAE.

The Big Start Business Plan Competition for UAE Students

Campus Entrepreneurship

This is the first year of an annual program which aims to cultivate, inspire and reward young people’s interest in entrepreneurship within the UAE. Just learned about The Big Start Business Plan Competition for students in the United Arab Emirates. The competition is supported by Al Tamimi Investments.

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Innovation from Parts Unknown

deal architect

Inspired by Anthony Bourdain’s travels, innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Wushu Painting – Malaysia High-tech camel racing – UAE Global Video Blogger – Dennis Howlett Wi-fi Hopping – Zambia Raspberry Pi -.

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Learn And Adapt – Keys To Startup Success?

YoungUpstarts

There are literally thousands of companies from across the world, many of them from the United States, queuing up to start a venture in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Persian Gulf. All are good reasons in their own right to set up a venture in the UAE.

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[Infographic] Business Etiquette Around The World

YoungUpstarts

In fact, in the UAE – as with most Islamic nations – you’re only supposed to use your right hand when passing over a business card.

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Reducing Risk And Optimising Business Opportunity In The Middle East

YoungUpstarts

Within the UAE, says Communicaid, Islam plays a major part in shaping society. Thus understanding the effect this has on everyday life and on business culture is a vital first step in conducting effective business in the UAE.

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Dubai: Top Pick For Graduate Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

The UAE is now recognized as having one of the world’s fastest growth rates and students studying here have access to business creation opportunities unlike anywhere else in the world.

[ADV] 4 Products Businesses Can Import From Qatar

YoungUpstarts

Bordering Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf, UAE and Iran, Qatar is one of the most important Middle Eastern countries despite its small size. Middle Eastern countries have build an immense reputation in the world of business by exporting goods to many countries and Qatar is one such country.

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Mexican Food and Entrepreneurship for Lunch in Dubai

Feld Thoughts

They then spent the next two hours answering questions that I had about Dubai, its history, entrepreneurship in the region, and the geopolitical dynamics with other UAE states, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iran. Amy and I are spending the week in Dubai on the annual Wellesley Art Trip. I’ve been doing some of the art stuff, visited one of our LPs, and have been getting together with local entrepreneurs and investors.

Why Was Winter in Venture Capital Funding so Short?

Both Sides of the Table

GLOBAL” Warming The first thing that’s clear is that global investors from China, Singapore, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Japan and elsewhere stepped in to fill the gap that was initially created by the VC pull back.

[ADV] Boodmo – Online Catalog For Buying Car Spare Parts

YoungUpstarts

They import auto-related items from Japan, Europe, UAE, USA, South Korea, and China. Boodmo.com is India’s largest online company which provides a suitable marketing platform for people looking to purchase auto parts. It was established back in 2015, as a section of Smart Parts Online Pvt.

How To Start A Business In Dubai: A Complete Guide

YoungUpstarts

However, if an investor wishes to start a business outside a free zone, then a local sponsor, in this case, is a must where the UAE national investor will own 51% of the company which will allow the business to be located anywhere in the city.

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HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

As a second-year Harvard Business School student and NextView Ventures MBA Associate, constantly keeping up-to-date with the start-up world, I have heard some skepticism about the ability of MBAs to found top companies.

Everyone’s Business: Palo Alto Software CEO in NY Times, Jay-Z keeps stacking dough, Dubai police get Lamborghinis

Up and Running

UAE’s Dubai is a beacon of wealth and the metropolitan lifestyle. Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break. Today’s shameless self-promotion moment: The New York Times conducted a fascinating Q&A with Palo Alto CEO Sabrina Parsons , detailing her experience working for a digital startup and how what she learned about company culture.

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Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

in Üniversitesi Istanbul, Alcebra Mediaone UAE: Dubai UK: Brighton Edinburgh Leeds London Manchester Uruguay: MontevideoOne of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total.

5 Entrepreneurs Celebrate Summer Business Accomplishments

Hearpreneur

Summer is over. While many were going on vacations and traveling, business was still being completed for many entrepreneurs and business owners.

Success Stories of Previous Winners at the Vernadsky Challenge

The Startup Magazine

More than 2 thousand pieces have been sold so far, with the distribution mainly in CIS, UAE and Germany. Ukraine is a country rich in talents in the technology industry. The number of startups that has sprung in the country in the last decade is beyond expectations.

How To Engage Employees Effectively

YoungUpstarts

John Hallenbeck, Vice President (Park Operations) of Universal Studios Singapore together with Shaun McKeogh, Training and Development Manager of Ferrari World (Abu Dhabi, UAE) shared some useful tips on staff engagement at the IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2011.

What is Your Favorite Biometric Modality?

Austin Startup

You have one, right? It’s not just me? I asked a bunch of people (via Twitter, to be honest), “For being identified before being allowed access to a public space (airport, courthouse, etc.), which #biometric would you prefer to use?”

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Give Your Advertising ROI a Serious Boost by Maintaining Scent (11 examples)

ConversionXL

“Job vacandies Dubai UAE”, says the ad. Want to know how to deal a serious blow to your landing page conversions? Have it look different from the ad they saw before landing on the page, and have it contain different words.

My Water Pilgrimage:

Austin Startup

Men spend anywhere from 3–7 years in neighboring countries like Qatar, UAE, China, etc.

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Service Exports - Driving U.S. Startups and Small Businesses

Growthink Blog

In the last 6 months, we have advised clients and investors, in no particular order, from Kenya, India, Italy, South Africa, Germany, China, Brazil, Mexico, Switzerland, the U.A.E., Almost completely shrouded in the anemic U.S. stock market performance and the drumbeat of negativity that passes as business reporting these days has been the massive growth in U.S. service exports – increasingly from U.S. startups and small businesses.