All Blog Posts Tagged 'entrepreneurs' (8)

Regional Entrepreneurship Round-Up

While we are fasting and feasting during Ramadan, entrepreneurs in the Gulf have been busy launching new products and portals, attending workshops and making moves to establish lasting partnerships with like-minded businesses overseas. Read on for a round-up of some of the biggest stories in entrepreneurship this month.…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on August 6, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Celebrating Olympic Entrepreneurs

As Olympians compete for gold after decades of single-minded hard work and dedication, it is easy to see how the Olympic work ethic could inspire entrepreneurs, present and future.

But what happens to those entrepreneurial comparisons after the olympic flame is extinguished? For a growing number of Olympians, entrepreneurship is the perfect follow-up to their Olympic…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on August 1, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Who is your dream VC?

If you could pick any VC to invest in your start-up, who would you choose?

Law firm Dorsey and Whitney recently asked over 300 entrepreneurs this question, generating a list of the top venture capital firms in the…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on May 6, 2012 at 2:30pm — 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

Lesa Mitchell's Advice to Entrepreneurs: Avoid 'Founders Issues' and Think Big

I recently came across this interview with Lesa Mitchell, Vice President of Advancing Innovation for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

As an…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on March 14, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Honoring Arab Female Entrepreneurs

Last week, Arab released their list of the “100 Most Powerful Arab Women 2012.” The roll-call is inspiring, honoring groundbreaking women in finance, politics, art and media. I came across these entrepreneurial women,…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on March 11, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Ready, Set, Go!

Its competition season for entrepreneurs in the Middle East.

Du is making headlines with the launch of their new reality TV show, The Entrepreneur, but this televised race-to-the-investor is just one of many entrepreneur competitions taking place across the region.

Here we take a look at the various entrepreneur competitions that are wrapping…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on March 8, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

What Would Chuck Norris Do?

First of all, yes. We are in the UAE, not America. But when it comes to the wild-west of entrepreneurship, Dubai is the desert town where it all goes down. So, Chuck Norris, welcome to your new stomping grounds.

Secondly, Evan Peelle dishes some nice advice in this article (first posted here). So read on.…


Added by Shelter Community Manager on March 7, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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