Inaugural remarks at SEF 2020 reinforce power of entrepreneurship  in driving meaningful change

“الشارقة لريادة الأعمال” يدعو إلى ترسيخ قيم العدالة الاقتصادية

Five-day Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) organised by Sheraa opens with a packed 5-day virtual programme of inspiration for global changemakers The 4th annual edition of the region’s fastest growing festival celebrating entrepreneurs, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) opened on Sunday, December 6, under the theme #BeTheHero. Organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), this is the first fully-virtual edition of SEF, powered by Sahab Smart Solutions. In her keynote address to mark the opening of the five-day festival, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson, Sheraa, said: “The world right…

Hubilo Raises $4.5 Million From Lightspeed to Build the World’s First Intelligent Hub for Virtual Events

Hubilo Raises .5 Million From Lightspeed to Build the World’s First Intelligent Hub for Virtual Events

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Hubilo, a global virtual events platform, is excited to announce a $4.5 million seed round, led by Lightspeed and backed by marquee tech angels, Girish Mathrubootham (Founder, Freshworks), Nishant Rao (ex-CEO LinkedIn India), Jonathan Boutelle (Co-founder, Slideshare), and Abinash Tripathy (CEO Helpshift). Starting its journey amidst the Covid crisis in April, Hubilo has grown over 32x organically and is projected to comfortably exceed $10 million in bookings run rate and host over 1 million attendees in the next few months. The $800 billion global events industry was one…

Landmark Deal Puts Coca-Cola at the Heart of the Entertainment Industry in MENA as the UAE’s First Indoor Venue Is Named the Coca-Cola Arena

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) has signed a 10-year agreement for the exclusive naming rights of the brand new indoor multipurpose arena in Dubai. Now known as the Coca-Cola Arena, the breath-taking venue is the largest of its kind between Istanbul to Singapore and will further establish Dubai as a major destination for world music tours, sporting competitions, family shows and corporate events. The venue, with an impressive capacity of 17,000, is scheduled to open in June this year. The Coca-Cola Arena will put Coca-Cola at the centre of the entertainment landscape in the region and…