April 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Incubating the GCC

The United Arab Emirates has been recognized as a hub for entrepreneurship in the Middle East and specifically in the GCC. With the strong support programs such as Dubai SME, TwoFour54 and Shelter, the UAE has lead the way in promoting entrepreneurship in the region.



Added by Shelter Community Manager on April 26, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Social Enterprise Cheat-Sheet

Tonight, Shelter hosts the first of a series of workshops held with Ashoka, an international impact investors network dedicated to supported social entrepreneurs across the globe. The Ashoka-Shelter Series will features guest speakers who are key players in social enterprises across the region, as well as…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on April 24, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The 8 Myths of Entrepreneurship

Instagram, the smartphone app that is responsible for vintage photos of the day-to-day filling your newsfeed, was recently bought by Facebook for a cool $ 1 Billion.…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on April 10, 2012 at 1:52pm — No Comments

TR35 Goes Pan-Arab

Technology Review’s TR35 Global Competition honors the thirty-five most inspiring innovators under 35. This year, Arab innovators are invited to join the competition in TR35 Pan-Arab.

The competition went global two years ago with TR35 India, a competition recognizing…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on April 9, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Dirty (Entrepreneurial) Dozen

Last week, Fortune Magazine released a list of the Twelve Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Time. The list, compiled by John A. Bryne, is a who’s-who of the minds that have shaped the world we live in. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates top the list; Jeff Bezos makes an appearance;…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on April 2, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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