Dubai’s Newest Apple Store Might Have the Best View Ever

Dubai’s Newest Apple Store Might Have the Best View Ever

  Apple’s third store in the UAE will not be your ordinary Apple store. It’s unique on so many levels, mostly because of its main theme; “Creativity. Connected.” The theme will focus on linking Apple’s technical expertise with the creative community of Dubai – from startups, local app developers and independent art galleries, to boutiques, […]

From Italy Through Egypt: KEMET Takes over the Greek Campus with Milan Design School IED

From Italy Through Egypt: KEMET Takes over the Greek Campus with Milan Design School IED

  Over the last few years, Egypt has seen so many brilliant talents. From upcoming designers that are taking over the fashion world to creative entrepreneurs that are bound to reshape how we see business in the region, and so much more. KEMET, a pioneering institute in Cairo and the Middle East that works on […]

10 Indian Entrepreneurs in the UAE Who Are Dominating Their Industries

10 Indian Entrepreneurs in the UAE Who Are Dominating Their Industries

By Monaliza Wahba

Forbes Middle East held an exclusive award ceremony last week to celebrate the most successful Indian leaders in the Arab Region, especially the UAE, in both multinationals and Arab companies. The “4th Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World 2016” event was held in Dubai and attended by 300 prominent individuals, including the Ambassador of India […]

22 Most Powerful Emiratis Under 40

22 Most Powerful Emiratis Under 40

The UAE has broken many records, but it never stops amazing us. That is because its people are so ambitious, hard-working and determined to make a difference. Recently, Arabian Business released its 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40 and tge UAE came first with 22 Emiratis out of the top 100!     Khaldoun Al […]

Suffering Startup? This Is Where You Should Go

Suffering Startup? This Is Where You Should Go

As an early-stage startup, you might find it difficult to get your feet off the ground. You don’t know what resources are available and find yourself asking questions like, where do I get funding? How do I find mentors? How do I break into the U.S. market? So you start to look for an accelerator, […]

Q&A: What’s Missing from Egypt’s Startup Scene? Top Investors Answer

Q&A: What’s Missing from Egypt’s Startup Scene? Top Investors Answer

As AUC’s downtown Cairo campus bore witness last month, Egypt’s entrepreneurial spirit is measured in the droves. The RiseUp Egypt Summit held there over two days was a veritable celebration of the country’s eager entrepreneurs. Even Talaat Harb, the godfather of Egyptian entrepreneurship, made an eleventh hour appearance in hologram form. While the atmosphere was […]

One on One with Zeyad El Tahawy: What Makes ‘Cairo Best Cuisine’ the Best?

One on One with Zeyad El Tahawy: What Makes ‘Cairo Best Cuisine’ the Best?

Meet Zeyad El-Tahawy, the man responsible for bringing one of the city’s most popular restaurants, Abdel Wahab, to Egypt. Co-founder and managing partner of Cairo Best Cuisine, Zeyad El-Tahawy’s career story is simply one of a young man who never saw himself as a corporate person. After years of working for multinationals, he delved into […]

Q&A: Ali Faramawy, Microsoft Vice President

Four weeks ago, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President Ali Faramawy was contacted by Sawari Ventures’ Ahmed El-Alfy telling him about his plan to turn the AUC Greek Campus into a hub for technology startups, and that the launch would be on the birthday (Nov. 25th) of Talaat Harb, the godfather of Egyptian entrepreneurs – an offer Faramawy […]