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March 16, 2021
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Series: Join the UAE tech boom – Part 1: Time to invest in the gig economy

The global gig economy has really come into its own, and it’s showing no signs of slowing. According to Statista, by 2023 its value is expected
March 10, 2021
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Series: Join the UAE tech boom – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence

Let’s be clear from the start: the UAE aims to be the world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) by 2031. An ambition that was made concrete with
February 24, 2021
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Flexi Desk Dubai, UAE: 2021 Cost and Benefits

Dubai is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses, across vast industries such as finance, healthcare, technology, and travel. But every big business has to
February 15, 2021
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Series: Built in the UAE – Part 4: PropertyFinder – Building a real estate giant

Welcome to the final instalment of our ‘Built in the UAE’ entrepreneurial series. Today we learn more about leading real estate website PropertyFinder. Every great business
February 9, 2021

Series: Built in the UAE – Part 3: The Entertainer – Building a business from downtime

Welcome to the third instalment of our ‘Built in the UAE’ entrepreneurial series. Today is the turn of the Entertainer – a leading leisure discount app
January 31, 2021

5 things to consider when hiring your first employees

For months you’ve been steering a lone ship! You’ve controlled everything to do with your startup and burnt the midnight oil to make it work. Now
January 28, 2021

Series: Built in the UAE – Part 2: Souq – Harnessing the power of e-commerce

Welcome to the second instalment of our ‘Built in the UAE’ entrepreneurial series. Today is the turn of Souq, with its market-leading e-commerce site. If a
January 21, 2021

Series: Built in the UAE – Part 1: Careem – Super App = Super Success

Welcome to the first instalment of our ‘Built in the UAE’ entrepreneurial series. Today we take a look at Careem and its dominant internet platform. Of course,
January 20, 2021
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How to start an online business in Dubai

Online businesses are certainly nothing new. But, with every passing year, the shift towards trading on the internet continues at pace. By 2040, it is estimated
January 13, 2021

Series: Tech startup success – Part IV: How to become a numbers person

Welcome to the fourth and final instalment of our “Tech startup success” entrepreneurial series. Here, we’ll look at how to develop a head for figures.  You
January 3, 2021
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Series: Tech startup success – Part III: Mastering marketing and sales

Welcome to the latest instalment of our entrepreneurial series. Here, we’ll look at the relationship between marketing and sales.  It’s often said that a great product
January 3, 2021
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Series: Tech startup success – Part II: How to build a great team

Welcome to this week’s instalment of our entrepreneurial series. Today, in part two of our four-part series, we’re looking at how to build a winning team.