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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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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Evolvin’ Women’s Assia Riccio On Starting A Social Enterprise (And How Dubai Startup Hub Helped)

Evolvin’ Women’s Assia Riccio On Starting A Social Enterprise (And How Dubai Startup Hub Helped)

At the 2018 STEP Conference in Dubai, we talked to entrepreneurs who had worked with Dubai Startup Hub, the entrepreneurial support arm of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to […]

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  • Assia Riccio
  • Dubai
  • Dubai Chamber
  • Dubai Startup Hub
  • Evolvin' Women
  • hospitality
  • Market Access
  • Middle East
  • Startups
  • STEP 2018
  • STEP conference
  • UAE
Hacking For Good: UAE Startup VUL9 Wants You (And Your Enterprise) To Be Cyber Resilient

Hacking For Good: UAE Startup VUL9 Wants You (And Your Enterprise) To Be Cyber Resilient

Launched in July 2016 by CEO Mohamed Amine Belarbi and CTO Mohamed Zakariae El Khdime, the co-founders saw a gap in the market and leveraged their access to stellar talent in security and ethical hacking community groups. “Ethical hackers are a very rare resource, and they tend to have a tendency to dislike bureaucracy, corporate structures, and authority,” says Belarbi. With VUL9, the co-founders cultivated an environment for hackers to “feel free to pursue their passion in a legal and ethical way, and at the same time, not feel as if they were forced to work for a paycheck.”

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  • cybersecurity
  • ethical hacking
  • Startups
  • technology
  • UAE

Creative Pursuits: What does it take to be a part of the GCC’s art gallery scene?

Creative Pursuits: What does it take to be a part of the GCC’s art gallery scene?

MENA entrepreneurs share their insights on what it takes to build (and be a part of) the art gallery scene in the GCC.

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  • art business
  • arts
  • gallery
  • GCC
Design Your Way To Better Productivity: Seven Tools And Resources To Help Boost Your Efficiency At Work

Design Your Way To Better Productivity: Seven Tools And Resources To Help Boost Your Efficiency At Work

Regardless of how organized or ambitious you are, being productive is a constant battle.

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  • grammarly
  • infographics
  • productivity
  • Slack
  • trello
  • upwork
Entrepreneurship Has No Minimum Age: Lessons From BizWorld UAE’s The Kidpreneur Award 2018

Entrepreneurship Has No Minimum Age: Lessons From BizWorld UAE’s The Kidpreneur Award 2018

Out of all the students that applied from across the UAE, 10 finalists under the age of 15 were selected to pitch their business ideas through elevator pitches to a panel of judges.

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  • children
  • entrepreneurs
  • KidPreneur
  • KidPreneur Award
  • kids
  • UAE
  • youth
  • Youth empowerment
How To Run Two Businesses At The Same Time

How To Run Two Businesses At The Same Time

It is possible to be a 'parallel' entrepreneur with multiple companies.

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  • entrepreneurship
  • parallel entrepreneur
  • parallel entrepreneurship
  • Richard Branson
  • Startups
Pivoting To Success: ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman On Entering The UAE Market

Pivoting To Success: ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman On Entering The UAE Market

The CEO of ClassPass on how his enterprise built a winning business model (and thus managed to secure a total of US$255 million in funding.

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  • ClassPass
  • company culture
  • fitness
  • Funding
  • geographical expansion
  • global scalability
  • Global Startups
  • innovation
  • pricing
  • sports
How Infographics Can Help Educate (And Engage) Your Audience

How Infographics Can Help Educate (And Engage) Your Audience

Whether you’re a teacher, a marketer, or have pretty much any job that involves working with people, there are going to be many times where you are going to have to communicate complex or large amounts of information to engage and educate your audience.

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  • content
  • infographics
  • presentation