How LEAP is positioning Saudi Arabia as a technology hub

Public and private sector enterprises are setting standards for digital excellence with the support of events such as LEAP2023

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SD Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence partners with GEMS Education

Through the platform, SDCEE will curate specific programmes for all GEMS stakeholders and develop other initiatives such as conferences, networking events and venture funding support

Saudi Arabia launches program to develop cybersecurity sector

National Cybersecurity Authority launches ‘CyberIC’ in Saudi Arabia

The first phase of CyberIC aims to increase the number of cybersecurity startups in the sector by assisting more than 60 national companies


Pandemic sparks surge of female entrepreneurship in the UAE – report

New data from LinkedIn and World Economic Forum shows that gender bias and economic impact of the pandemic led to a rise in ‘necessity entrepreneurs’

Interview: Onpoint Staffing’s Diamond Fares on staffing trends and opportunities for women in hospitality

Onpoint’s founder and managing director tells us about the challenges of being a female entrepreneur and opportunities for women in the regional job market

UAE firm, European group partner to offer entrepreneurship education in Dubai

Located in Dubai, the SD Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence will offer subjects such as new venture creation, internationalisation strategies and entrepreneurial finance

Dubai’s DAFZA, Export Bahrain sign agreement

The MoU seeks to encourage companies across the two countries to expand joint trade relations and enhance cooperation

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Why entrepreneurship education is vital for the region

Experiential learning journeys, collaborations at a university level and even the private sector, all have a role in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs

Emirati employee

A brief history of entrepreneurship

From ancient merchants to the modern startup, here are the lessons to be learnt for a present-day entrepreneur

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District 2020’s Scale2Dubai opens applications to global entrepreneurship programme

Successful applicants to be announced at end of Expo 2020, with 80-100 businesses expected to move in to their workspace by October 2022

Embarking on the journey of a lifetime: Shailesh Dash

Any successful business needs a vision and goal which could add value to their customers and help the economy

Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council award helps female entrepreneurs

The award is open to female graduates whose ideas are still on the drawing board as well as women entrepreneurs

Osama Al Fares UOWD

Is now a good time to be an entrepreneur in the UAE?

Innovation and entrepreneurship play a key role in responding to the significant challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis, says UOWD associate professor

Revealed: Top 10 entrepreneurs in the Middle East

From luxury supercars to e-commerce platforms these entrepreneurs have proven the region’s creative credentials

How To Set Up A Business In Dubai

All the information you need to get up and running with your venture in one of easiest places in the world to do business in.