Where can I find examples and inspiration for a successful startup?

Learn how the best in the business went about building their enterprises–be it with the local upstarts in the UAE, or the international entrepreneurs that are role models for us all, here are the stories that will serve you the right boost of inspiration to take your startup to the next level.

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Co-Founder Dubai Stories: How Geetanjali Kaul and Sofia Chand Founded TurtleCard

Co-Founder Dubai Stories: How Geetanjali Kaul and Sofia Chand Founded TurtleCard

A toddler’s mum sharing her frustrations with a close friend one night is how TurtleCard came into being.

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  • co-founder
  • cofounder communication
  • cofounder relationships
  • Dubai Startups
  • mobile application
  • TurtleCard
Stronger Together: The Stories Behind How Some Famous Co-Founders Met

Stronger Together: The Stories Behind How Some Famous Co-Founders Met

Here's a list of how some co-founders of both famous and upcoming companies came together...

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  • Apple
  • co-founder
  • famous co-founders
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Larry Page
  • Mattel
  • Sergey Brin
  • Steve Jobs
  • Steve Wozniack
  • theSkimm
Dubai Startup Hub offers a promising future to startups with its Market Access program

Dubai Startup Hub offers a promising future to startups with its Market Access program

Other than developing their innovative products and hustling in the startup world to get the attention they deserve, the entrepreneurs of the 21st century have many other things to worry about. Startups, since they are almost always surrounded by other startups, usually forget about the ‘traditional’ corporate world.

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  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce
  • Dubai Startup Hub
  • Dubai Startups
  • innovation
Corporations that Seek Innovation Can Benefit from Dubai Chamber’s Market Access Platform

Corporations that Seek Innovation Can Benefit from Dubai Chamber’s Market Access Platform

Dubai Startup Hub’s Market Access is a custom-built program for corporations that seek further development and innovation. The Market Access program aims to be the bridge between well-established corporations and promising startups. This is done by identifying the needs of the corporation and then finding a suitable startup in the UAE or the global market that can potentially collaborate with the corporation.

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  • B2B
  • Dubai Startup Hub
  • Dubai Startups
  • entrepreneurship
  • innovation
  • Market Access
Growth Surge: Digital Falcon Doubles In Size After Winning In Dubai Startup Hub’s Market Access Program

Growth Surge: Digital Falcon Doubles In Size After Winning In Dubai Startup Hub’s Market Access Program

Founded in 2013, UAE-based digital marketing company Digital Falcon Inc., faced the same issues that almost all startups face – a lack of brand awareness, no customer-base, lack of credibility in the market and financing challenges. But fast forward to today and the company has doubled in size over the past year, and seen its annual revenue skyrocket by six figures.

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  • digital consultancy
  • Digital Falcon
  • Digital Marketing
  • Dubai Startup Hub
  • Dubai Startups
  • Market Access
Emaar’s innovation lab launches co-working spaces start-up

Emaar’s innovation lab launches co-working spaces start-up

E25, Emaar’s in-house disruption lab that serves as a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs aged 25 and under to build new startups or work on innovative projects within Emaar, recently launched […]

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Be Extraordinary: OmniAthletes Co-Founder Dani Afiouni

Be Extraordinary: OmniAthletes Co-Founder Dani Afiouni

Entrepreneurial lessons from OmniAthletes co-founder Dani Afiouni.

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  • Dani Afiouni
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The Recap: Enterprise Agility Forum 2019

The Recap: Enterprise Agility Forum 2019

The fifth edition of the Enterprise Agility Forum 2019 featured speakers from Careem, Faith Capital, Anghami, and more.

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  • Enterprise Agility Forum
  • Entrepreneur Middle East
  • entrepreneurial ecosystem
It’s Never Too Late: Entrepreneurship Has No Age

It’s Never Too Late: Entrepreneurship Has No Age

Entrepreneurs succeed because they have the knowledge, skills, and support necessary to build a sustainable business, not because they a have longer runway.

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  • age
  • entrepreneurs
  • entrepreneurship after 40
  • never too late
  • Startups
We Got Funded: UAE-Based E-Commerce Enterprise Awok Raises US$30 Million In Series A

We Got Funded: UAE-Based E-Commerce Enterprise Awok Raises US$30 Million In Series A

Ulugbek Yuldashev, founder and CEO of Awok, has led his startup from just three employees in 2013 to a 700-strong team.

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  • Awok
  • Ecommerce
  • fundraising
  • Series A
Good Things Come In Threes: JustClean’s Management Talk Running A Scalable Business

Good Things Come In Threes: JustClean’s Management Talk Running A Scalable Business

JustClean co-founders Athbi Al-Enezi and Nouri Al-Enezi, and CEO Mohammad Jaffar talk about running a scalable business.

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  • JustClean
  • Kuwait
  • laundry
  • Startups
A Milestone For the MENA Startup Ecosystem: Uber Acquires Careem For US$3.1 Billion

A Milestone For the MENA Startup Ecosystem: Uber Acquires Careem For US$3.1 Billion

The deal will see Careem becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Uber, though Careem will continue to operate independently under the leadership of current CEO and co-founder Mudassir Sheikha.

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  • acquisition
  • Careem
  • Dubai
  • Dubai Startups
  • innovation
  • success
  • Uber