Africa’s Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration Accelerator, Startupbootcamp AfriTech, Now Open for Applications from the Most Disruptive Startups

Africa’s Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration Accelerator, Startupbootcamp AfriTech, Now Open for Applications from the Most Disruptive Startups

DUBAI–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Technology sectors such as FinTech, InsureTech, AgriTech, eCommerce, HealthTech, and CleanTech are not only solving some of Africa’s most pressing problems, but also contributing significantly to the continent’s economy. In fact, the so-called Internet economy is set to reach 5.2% of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, contributing about $180-billion to the African economy. To develop the potential of startups driving the Internet economy, Telecel Group has opened applications for the ASIP Accelerator Program, powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech. The Program helps startups achieve 18-24 months of growth in…

Sidra Capital’s USD Private Finance Funds Continue To Achieve Target Returns despite The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

Sidra Capital’s USD Private Finance Funds Continue To Achieve Target Returns despite The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

USD Income Fund generates an annual return of 8% while USD Mutajara Fund registers healthy 5% returns Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 24, 2021, (AETOSWire) – Sidra Capital, a Shari’ah compliant asset management firm headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and regulated by the Capital Market Authority (CMA), has announced healthy annual returns on two of its US Dollar-denominated funds: the USD Income Fund, which generated above-target returns of 8%, and the US Dollar Mutajara Fund, which met its targeted return of 5% for 2020. The returns are especially impressive in light…

Sandy Leong x Gemfields Sol Collection Release Embargo release 00:01 EST Friday 19 March 2021

ثمرة التعاون بين مصمّمة المجوهرات ساندي ليونغ وشركة “جيم فيلدز”

On the heels of her 10 year anniversary and the start of a new year, Sandy Leong is renewing her commitment to sustainability by partnering with world-leading gemstone supplier Gemfields on the release of Sol, a new fine jewelry collection rooted in the brand’s values by featuring responsibly sourced emeralds, 18 karat recycled yellow gold and conflict-free white diamonds. It is with great pride that we also announce a first-of-its-kind partnership between Sandy Leong Jewelry and the newly formed Gemfields Foundation- the charitable arm of Gemfields that supports community and…

9 Gift Ideas for Eid and Ramadan

9 أفكار هدايا للعيد ورمضان

Eid marks the end of Ramadan. It’s the grandest, most celebrated festival of the year. Family gatherings and gift-giving are the highlights of this joyous occasion. Have you thought about what gifts to give your loved ones this year? Here’s a list of gift ideas for your inspiration. Let’s make Eid 2021 extra special! Valuable Time with the Family Nothing is more precious than the gift of time. While the pandemic has given us the opportunity to be with our family almost 24/7, the “new normal” also made our lives…

Radisson Hotel Group reinforces its position across the Middle East

Radisson Hotel Group reinforces its position across the Middle East

Despite the challenges, due to the current circumstances, Radisson Hotel Group has started moving towards normality with a host of expansion and opening announcements over the past months. From the first Radisson RED in the region to making history with the appointment of the world’s first female Saudi General Manager in the hospitality industry, Radisson Hotel Group looks back on a year of mixed emotions and many great achievements. Looking back at 2020, Radisson Hotel Group has announced more than 40 new hotel signings across EMEA, five of which comprising…

Introducing the Gemfields Foundation

شركة “جيم فيلدز” تُطلق جمعيّة “جيم فيلدز”

Highlights: Today, Gemfields is launching the Gemfields Foundation; Borne organically as a result of increasing demand from donors, the Foundation is the charitable arm of Gemfields, through which donors can contribute funding to directly support community and conservation projects in sub-Saharan Africa. It is a charitable vessel to manage and scale-up activations that have been carried out by Gemfields over the last decade; Gemfields Foundation functions quite unlike most charities: 100% of donor funds are directed, in full, to the underlying charitable projects. All overhead, administration, travel and management costs…

Live Your American Dream With EB-5 Immigration Investment Program

The United States of America is undoubtedly one of the best economies in the world with an excellent education system, state-of-the-art business infrastructure, ample tourism activities and high standards of living. For foreign individuals who wish to live and work in the United States permanently and who have a significant amount of money to invest, US EB-5 is an ideal visa choice. US EB-5 Program is an exclusive category of immigration Visa that offers foreign High Net worth investors a chance to obtain a coveted piece of American life while…

Investing in impact enterprises a solid business model for our times , experts opine at SEF 2020 inaugural discussions 

في جلستين حواريتين خلال فعاليات اليوم الأول من مهرجان الشارقة لريادة الأعمال

4th annual Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival convenes leading innovators from around the world at two riveting panel sessions The fourth edition of the fully virtual Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) opened on December 6, Sunday, with two powerful discussions, which have impressed upon the need for investing in the next generation of impact entrepreneurs. Everyone can be a changemaker Titled ‘The Butterfly Effect: How Everyone can be a Changemaker’, the first discussion of the day saw the participation of a distinguished panel featuring Muhammad Yunus, Nobel…

SEF 2020 discussions focus on leveraging entrepreneurship for the greater good

“الشارقة لريادة الأعمال” يقدم آليات عملية لترجمة مبدأ المسؤولية الجماعية

Ethologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall spoke to Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi at a session on the opening day of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival organised virtually by Sheraa Session two had experts presenting their views on how to build ecosystems that can nurture entrepreneurship Founders spoke about their experiences in creating world-changing startups in the third session “Focus on the sciences that will help create the technology that will let us live in harmony with nature,” was Dr. Jane Goodall’s advice to young entrepreneurs participating in the fourth edition of Sharjah…

TAKREEM – Inspiring Generations

“تكريم” تحتفي بالإبداع العربي في بيروت

TAKREEM was founded with the aim of celebrating the Arab men and women who are making history in their own way and domain. After touring most of the Arab region for the past decade and despite the strenuous year that the world in general and Lebanon in particular went through, the Foundation stays true to its mission and has strived to recognize and honor the unsung heroes of the Arab World during its yearly Award Ceremony. Initially scheduled for November 2019 and postponed time and again due to the unrelentless…