Book review: Dubai-based businesswoman’s success tips

Book review: Dubai-based businesswoman’s success tips

A successful serial entrepreneur, Rana El-Eid presents her first book Think like a Woman, Act like an Entrepreneur.

Flavio Briatore: The Fighter

Flavio Briatore: The Fighter

Nothing has come easy for Formula One’s most jaded boss, but despite career setbacks — and more than a few run-ins with the law — Flavio Briatore shows no signs of slowing down

Changing lanes: IAAF president Sebastian Coe

Changing lanes: IAAF president Sebastian Coe

Double Olympic gold medallist and former British politician Sebastian Coe has become the face of world athletics during one of the its toughest eras. With his experience as chairman of leading sports media agency CSM, he talks candidly about corruption, doping allegations and the Gulf’s potential to become an international sporting destination

Middle Eastern governments don't care about entrepreneurs, says Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Middle Eastern governments don't care about entrepreneurs, says Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Having blazed a trail for a new breed of tech-savvy art collectors in the Middle East, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is celebrating the sixth anniversary of The Barjeel Art Foundation this month. He talks with StartUp about social media, Arab artists, family businesses, entrepreneurship, and much more.

The most influential woman in the oil and gas industry: Occidental's Vicki Hollub

The most influential woman in the oil and gas industry: Occidental's Vicki Hollub

Vicki Hollub will become the most influential woman in the oil and gas industry when she takes over as CEO of Occidental Petroleum in May. In a bleak period for the sector, how will the future boss of one of America’s biggest energy firms cope with the challenges ahead?

Introducing the winners of Ro’ya 2015

Introducing the winners of Ro’ya 2015

The second edition of the Ro’Ya programme, an initiative of the Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) and MasterCard, has proved a successful strategy for harnessing the power of female entrepreneurial talent

Making sense of solar: Robert De Diego Arozamena

Making sense of solar: Robert De Diego Arozamena

The ramping down of electricity subsidies and the subsequent pressure on Gulf government budgets could — finally — prove to be a tipping point for solar power, says Abdul Latif Jameel Energy boss Robert De Diego Arozamena

Satya Nadella: the Indian tech geek who has brought Microsoft back to life

Satya Nadella: the Indian tech geek who has brought Microsoft back to life

The world’s largest software company’s comeback under CEO Satya Nadella has turned heads in the industry, as Microsoft changes the rules with its cross-platform systems, cloud computing dominance and the surprise release of its first ever laptop. The Indian-American executive reveals his strategy and what he has learnt from more than 20 years working with Bill Gates

Clean break: why a Citigroup investment banker quit to launch a high-tech laundry service in Dubai

Clean break: why a Citigroup investment banker quit to launch a high-tech laundry service in Dubai

Bader Al Kalooti, the founder of Laundrybox, explains how his high-tech luxury lockers inspired him to upgrade his Dubai-born business into a new concept – MyBox

Fetchr: the app that really delivers the goods

Fetchr: the app that really delivers the goods

Joy Ajlouny and Idriss Al Rifai – founders of delivery app, Fetchr – explain why their start-up is redefining an industry that hasn’t changed for 100 years, and suggest what Dubai needs to do for it to become a global hub for technology


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