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Co-Founder Dubai Stories: It’s All About Instinct and Ideas, Say WakeCap’s Co-Founders

Co-Founder Dubai Stories: It’s All About Instinct and Ideas, Say WakeCap’s Co-Founders

Most people aren't inclined towards applying for a job that advertises that it can't really pay you at the moment but promises equity someday in the future. But not only did Ishita Sood apply to it immediately, she also accepted the role as WakeCap's founder without putting anything on paper and before the company was officially formed.

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  • co-founder
  • cofounder communication
  • cofounder relationships
  • WakeCap
Follow Your Entrepreneurial Dreams: Full-time Employees In The UAE Can Also Work As Co-Founders Of Startups

Follow Your Entrepreneurial Dreams: Full-time Employees In The UAE Can Also Work As Co-Founders Of Startups

Wannabe entrepreneurs in the UAE can benefit from changes in the country’s labour system that allows for employees to take on part-time work in addition to their full-time roles, a legal expert has said.

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  • co-founder
  • employee
  • employment
  • labour law
  • part-time work
  • UAE
Leading With Your Gut

Leading With Your Gut

Your gut is an important decision-making tool- so don't dismiss it so quickly when it comes to call and let it lead the way.

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  • bias
  • business decision
  • business leaders
  • decision-making
  • instinct
  • intuition
  • leadership
Cream Of The Crop: Why You Need To Screen Senior Hires For Your Enterprise

Cream Of The Crop: Why You Need To Screen Senior Hires For Your Enterprise

For businesses to hire with confidence and mitigate employment risk, a consistent level of due diligence should be undertaken for all candidates to verify basic details such as identity, previous employment, and education history.

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  • employee commitment
  • Hiring
  • recruitment
  • talent sourcing
Collaboration Is Key As Old And New Business Models Collide In Traditional Sectors

Collaboration Is Key As Old And New Business Models Collide In Traditional Sectors

The sharing economy, whilst still in its infancy in the GCC, is rapidly gaining momentum across the region. This growth is an encouraging sign that the region’s investment to become a tech- and innovation-friendly environment is paying off.

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  • AIG
  • collaboration
  • digital disruptions
  • disruptive technology
  • innovation
  • insurance
  • insurance tech
  • insuretech
  • sharing economy
Choose Wisely: Your Co-Founder Can Make or Break Your Startup

Choose Wisely: Your Co-Founder Can Make or Break Your Startup

Some of the world’s most successful companies of our time - Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Procter & Gamble (P&G), Hewlett Packard - have two or more founders.

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  • Airbnb
  • Apple
  • cofounder
  • entrepreneurship
  • Facebook
  • microsoft
  • Startups

du Joins CBSG Consortium For Blockchain Innovations

du Joins CBSG Consortium For Blockchain Innovations

du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is set to work alongside some of the world’s leading multinational telecommunications firms, as a member of the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG).

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  • blockchain
  • Carrier Blockchain Study Group
  • CBSG
  • disruptive technology
  • du
  • technology
  • telecom
Why Entrepreneurs Should Better Understand The Psychology Of Their Collaborators

Why Entrepreneurs Should Better Understand The Psychology Of Their Collaborators

Are people reducible to specific bundles of traits and characteristics that make them behave in a certain way rather than another? That is a question that psychologists seem to more or less agree on.

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  • collaboration
  • employee engagement
  • employee morale
  • employee motivation
  • people management
  • psychology
  • Talent Management
  • Team
  • Team-building
  • teamwork
The Collaboration Vs. Competition Dilemma Among Business Executives

The Collaboration Vs. Competition Dilemma Among Business Executives

Differentiating between what business executives should share and what they need to keep to themselves constitutes a real business dilemma! Companies often encourage their executives to place a high value […]

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  • collaboration
  • competition
  • competitors
  • corporate cultures
  • Startups
UAE Female Leaders Put More Trust In Their Companies Than The Global Economy

UAE Female Leaders Put More Trust In Their Companies Than The Global Economy

KPMG reveals that the UAE-based female leaders believe they are equipped with the necessary skills to drive digital transformation in their organizations.

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  • female leaders
  • Gender Inclusion
  • gender inequality
  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • women in UAE
Start Off On The Right Foot: Strategies For Effective Talent Onboarding

Start Off On The Right Foot: Strategies For Effective Talent Onboarding

Your employee's first 100 days at your enterprise can make all the difference in how they perceive you as an employer.

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  • employee engagement
  • employer brand
  • onboarding
  • productivity
  • talent
  • Talent Management
  • talent sourcing
Four New Government Initiatives To Engage Emirati Youth In Shaping The Future

Four New Government Initiatives To Engage Emirati Youth In Shaping The Future

The UAE Government Annual Meetings has approved four initiatives aiming to encourage young entrepreneurs and support their start-ups, national news agency WAM said in a statement last week.

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  • Area 2071
  • Emirati entrepreneurs
  • innovation
  • UAE
  • UAE startups
  • Youth development
  • Youth empowerment