MENA entrepreneurs stand resilient against coronavirus

Friday, 03 April 2020

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina is an adviser to tech companies across the GCC, Chief Strategy Officer and Board Member at London-based FinTech company Blend Network. A former banker at Morgan Stanley in London, she now sits on the Board of Women in Finance 2020 and focuses on investing in, growing, and advising tech companies. She tweets @Roxana_M_Molina.


Saudi Arabia is a market that startups ‘really want to focus on:’ Jack Selby

Friday, 14 February 2020

Saudi Arabia “is clearly a market that you really want to focus on,” said Jack Selby, ......

UN patent data shows Asia innovation surge

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

More than half of all international patent applications filed last year came from Asia, a further ......

Career coaching: 12 things to know before starting your own business

Saturday, 14 July 2018

More and more people are considering leaving the corporate world and starting their own business. ......

Find out how the man who uploaded Youtube’s first video became a millionaire

Monday, 09 July 2018

More than 13 years ago, “Me at the Zoo” became the first video ever uploaded on YouTube. ......

Paving the way to sustainable SMEs through governance

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Amr Banaja is Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Responsibility at SEDCO Holding Group. He tweets @AmrBanaja.


ANALYSIS: What prevents Arab world from becoming hotbed for entrepreneurs?

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Los Angeles-based Rama Chakaki calls herself a connector. As co-founder of a non-profit social ......

Meet Marriam Mossalli, the Saudi fashion editor who became an entrepreneur

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Marriam Mossalli, a Saudi fashion editor turned entrepreneur, documents the distinctive development ......

How three Saudi women launched a mobile phone repair company

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Aljawharah Alqahtani was studying at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh when ......

Saudi Arabia considering allowing expats to invest in entrepreneurship

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Saudi Arabia is heading in the direction of allowing expatriates to invest in entrepreneurship for ......

Highlights from the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Friday, 15 July 2016

Ziad Haider serves as the Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. He leads the Office of Commercial and Business Affairs in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs in assisting and promoting U.S. business interests overseas; ensuring that private sector concerns are fully integrated into U.S. foreign and economic policy; and promoting global entrepreneurship and the protection of intellectual property rights. He previously served as a Senior Advisor for international economic affairs on the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of State; a White House Fellow in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice; and a Foreign Policy Legislative Aide in the U.S. Senate.

Mr. Haider was an attorney at White & Case LLP where he represented clients in investor-state disputes before the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes and counseled clients on regulatory and national security matters, including U.S. sanctions and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process. Fluent in Urdu and proficient in Mandarin and French, he received his JD and MPA from Georgetown and Harvard and BA from Yale and was a Fulbright Scholar in Southeast Asia.


Clinton proposes debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in ......

Obama champions youth at US business summit

Saturday, 25 June 2016

More than half the global population is under age 30, President Barack Obama said Friday, and it is ......

Rural Council the way to go in Global Entrepreneurship Summit season

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.


USAID commits more than $38 million to Global Entrepreneurship

Friday, 24 June 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced four new investments ......