Why Successful Startups Go To The UAE

YoungUpstarts

However, not all emirates are created equal. But other emirates, such as Ras Al Khaimah , offer competitive advantages for founders and investors alike. During his time as the emirate’s shake, he has continued to implement pro-western policies. In addition, the emirate has received international recognition as a leading city for human capital, lifestyle, and connectivity. Others ecosystem startup startup ecosystem United Arab Emirates

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Help Detained USA Citizen In Abu Dhabi

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The United States Embassy in the U.A.E. Upon discovery of the situation on October 30th, members of the creativity community launched a web-based petition, asking the Department of State of the USA, American Citizen Services Unit, to use every tool of diplomacy to secure the release of Dr. Black. as well as educators and non-profit organizational leaders from many Arab Gulf countries. This is a departure for this blog.

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FAQ Re: Dr. Alan Black

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Why is he detained in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates? 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. Greetings from gray and chilly Three Oaks, Michigan. As gloomy as it is, I’m grateful to be here and free. Freedom is not something we should take for granted.

The Big Start Business Plan Competition for UAE Students

Campus Entrepreneurship

Just learned about The Big Start Business Plan Competition for students in the United Arab Emirates. Tags: Business Plans & Competitions Funding Students Al Tamimi Investments The Big Start United Arab Emirates The competition is supported by Al Tamimi Investments.

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Dubai: Top Pick For Graduate Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

Before looking up programs like a Master of Arts in Arabic, Master of Urban Planning, or Master of Science in Accounting online – take a look at what’s on offer. Growth rates have been seen across all in industries in the United Arab Emirates but especially in Finance, hospitality, construction, healthcare, technology, tourism and of course education.

Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study

YoungUpstarts

But the three standout countries in terms of ambition are United Arab Emirates (95-percent), South Africa (85-percent) and India (81-percent). Note: This study was conducted from the responses of some 5,500 Millennials aged 18-28 from across Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Russia, India, South Africa and the United Arabs Emirates.

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The Lure and the Danger of Seeking International Investment

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News SalesVu’s Pascal Nicolas told the kind of story every entrepreneur fears, of draining his company’s investment money on trips to Dubai, and a useless valuation report, in expectation of a huge infusion from a United Arab Emirates investor.

Reducing Risk And Optimising Business Opportunity In The Middle East

YoungUpstarts

While in some parts of the Middle East there is still a culture of keeping up with the Joneses, the truth is there’s no stereotypical MENA country, and while Arab culture and Islam are still dominant forces, the region is changing, sometimes dramatically as evidenced by the recent Arab Spring and the consequent civil war in Syria which sadly has led to the mass exodus of millions of refugees into neighbouring countries such as Lebanon. Arab culture and business etiquette.

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Most Overused Buzzword On LinkedIn Profiles? Creative.

YoungUpstarts

United Arab Emirates: Motivated. United Kingdom: Motivated. United States: Creative. So in Australia, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden and United States, professionals used the word creative in their profiles to give themselves an edge in the careers… except that many others also describe themselves similarly. If there’s one word most people describe themselves with professionally, it’s creative.

Why the Gig Economy is Coming for Architects, Engineers

ReadWriteStart

States like the United Arab Emirates and Qatar also adopted a mix of American and British codes for various engineering disciplines, from structural engineering to mechanical and electrical design. It’s official: The gig economy is coming to construction. While other industries have been quick to adapt to freelance employment, architects and engineers within the construction sector have lagged behind — and that is beginning to change.

The Top Reasons for Moving Your Company to Ras Al Khaimah

The Startup Magazine

So why are so many people attracted to this little brother emirate? Ras Al Khaimah is becoming ever more popular with foreign companies, in fact more than 100 countries are represented by over 7,500 companies operating from the emirate.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: Winding Tree

Austin Startup

Last summer, Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’ national carrier, joined the many airlines and hotels that have partnered with Switzerland-based Winding Tree to bypass intermediaries using distributed ledger technology. How Winding Tree works to improve travel bookings.

[Infographic] Best Business Climates Of The World

YoungUpstarts

In fact, Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates are amongst the top five cities in the first world (based on the Human Development Index) that have the best business climates. Did you know that the many of the best cities around the world for business is actually in the Middle East? On the other hand, much of Europe is languishing in recession – Portugal, Spain and Greece bring up the rear as three of the five cities with the worst business climates.

[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

Spanning halfway round the globe – from Turkey to the United Arab Emirates to India, South East Asia and China – the book brings one on a fascinating tour of the complex business characteristics governing our neck of the woods. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world? How big is the market for Muslim-friendly products and services? What are the promises and perils of trading in the East?

5 Entrepreneurs Celebrate Summer Business Accomplishments

Hearpreneur

In June, we partnered with NXP Semiconductors to deliver the first nationally sanctioned mobile wallet solution for the United Arab Emirates, launching a secure mobile payment platform that offers all UAE residents the ability to easily pay for a wide variety of goods and services using smart wearable technology or multifunctional devices. Summer is over.

How Israel and the Arab World Connect Through Technology

David Teten

However, Israel and the United Arab Emirates recently announced that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship. Other Arab countries are rumored to be working on similar initiatives. I’ve identified a wide range of organizations who are working on bridging the economic, cultural, and political gap between Israel, the Arab community, and the Middle East/North Africa region (“MENA”) through technology.

It’s Not All Progress in the World of Business—Although We’re Making Strides

Up and Running

In an article for Politico, Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer writes that the United States is doing its middle class workers and the overall economy a disservice by allowing lax overtime laws, which exclude the majority of American employees from receiving the time-and-a-half compensation they used to in the 1970s. United Arab Emirates holds “Wired Women” panel at Abu Dhabi Media summit. The sitting Supreme Court members.

Neurodiversity: Marie O’Riordan on the sense of belonging

Transformify - Recruiting

Marie is a Member of the Public Relations & Communications Association in the United Kingdom, a Member of The Academy of Marketing in the United Kingdom, and a Member of the New Media Professionals Association (NMPA) within the New York-based New Media Institute (NMI). ‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality.

March 11: SXSW Innovation Awards

Austin Startup

Are most of the finalists for the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards from the United States? For 2019, finalists come from Australia, India, Sweden, France, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, and the UK. The German marching band Meute performing at the 2018 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards The Forrest Four-Cast: Feb 19, 2019 50 of the world’s top startups will be showcased at SXSW Pitch 2019. Read interviews with many of these young companies via this Medium page.

The 4 Keys to Building Brand Loyalty with Millennials

Up and Running

In Cohn & Wolfe’s study (12,000 people participated from Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States), 69 percent of the participants claim customer relations is more important than the brand’s beliefs and environmental footprint. In the thirty seconds it takes to read this introduction, a commercial will run on TV.

Resources for Global Entrepreneurs

Up and Running

If you’re an entrepreneur planning to start a business outside of the United States, you might be looking for assistance and resources that are available in your specific country. On Bplans, we often share information about United States’ specific resources, like SBDCs (small business development centers), but those resources probably aren’t as helpful to global entrepreneurs. For example, you might try: “What kind of business plan does United Bank of India require for a loan?”.

Transcript And MP3 Of My $180,000 Website Flipping Presentation

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

This is Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and that was a desert safari trip. The response to the video I shared of my presentation – How I Made $180,000 Profit Buying And Selling Websites Part Time – was awesome, and as I promised, here is the text transcript for you. I’ll also include the MP3 download if you just want the audio without the video. I’d appreciate it if you shared this with as many people as you think would benefit from the information.