Business should be a force for good, founders tell aspiring changemakers

رواد أعمال: التحديات التي نواجهها فرصة ثمينة للنمو وحافز للإبداع والابتكار

 at SEF 2020 Five-day virtual Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival, held under the theme #BeTheHero, concludes on December 10 “Leadership is about resilience; it is the unbelievable drive to not let anything get in the way of achieving your objective,” said David Jones, Co-founder of One Young World and Founder of You & Mr. Jones, on the final day of the virtual Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) 2020, organised by Sheraa Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa). At the session titled, ‘Mobilising the World’s Most Impactful Leaders’, Jones, alongside co-founder and CEO of One Young World Kate…

SEF 2020 concludes with inspiring stories of entrepreneur heroes

نماذج ملهمة لصناع التغيير في ختام فعاليات “الشارقة لريادة الأعمال 2020”

from around the globe who kept the faith The fourth annual edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) came to a powerful close on December 10 (Thursday) after five days of presentations and workshops aimed at motivating and inspiring entrepreneurs and the public to work collectively to make an impact in their communities and build a better future together. Organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and powered by Sahab Smart Solutions, this was the first fully virtual and completely free-to-attend edition of SEF. The festival’s concluding discussions continued to…

-World-renowned masters in productivity and personal growth inspire

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 at SEF 2020 Successful entrepreneurs, international speakers, and bestselling authors outline ways to approach leadership and resilience at Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2020  What does it take to be a superhuman at the workplace? Sharing the knowledge he has gained from thought leaders, experts and entrepreneurs as the host of the podcast series Superhumans at Work, international speaker Jason Campbell highlighted four ways to rewrite the rules of performance at work yesterday (December 9) at the ongoing Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) 2020, organised by Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa). “If you want…

SEF 2020 attendees taught the mindset and emotional intelligence skills

 that drive successful entrepreneurship  Workshops led by experts from UK-based self-development organisation The School of Life “Working together brings much better results than doing it alone, as we have seen in many instances during this period of crisis due to the Coronavirus pandemic,” said School of Life coach and consultant Susan Kahn, opening the first workshop of Day Three of the ongoing fourth edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) 2020, organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa). “That is why collective heroism is so important in this day and…

Expert-led workshops at SEF 2020 cultivate   more impact-focused entrepreneurs

Don’t miss three illuminating free-to-attend workshops today at the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival; register here https://hopin.com/events/sharjah-entrepreneurship-festival At the ongoing fourth annual edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) 2020, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) has curated five expert-led workshops to empower entrepreneurs and enable them to develop winning mindsets in these challenging times. Organised under the theme #BeTheHero, Sheraa’s flagship event has gone fully virtual for the first time and is taking place until December 10. The festival’s workshop agenda reflects a continuation of Sheraa’s efforts to cultivate an entrepreneurial culture that…

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…

Sheraa’s UCAN Startup Awards honours changemakers from Jordan

“الشارقة لريادة الأعمال” يعلن فوز 4 شركات ناشئة

, Kenya, Egypt, South Africa for building enterprises that are driving real societal change Winners of the UCAN  $250,000 equity-free prize purse describe their purpose-filled entrepreneurial journeys at Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2020 The recently announced winners of the inaugural edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa)’s $250,000 equity-free prize purse ‘UCAN’ or the Ubuntu Care And Nurture Startup Awards  featured in a discussion yesterday (Sunday, December 6), as part of the inaugural proceedings of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2020. UCAN was launched in September to empower entrepreneurs in the region…

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…

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…

Najla Al Midfa, CEO, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center – Sheraa

Najla Al Midfa, CEO of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), said: “The UAE National Day is as much a time of reflection as it is a time of celebration. Marking the historic moment of our beloved nation’s union, it is a reminder of the foundational values that are still deeply rooted in our culture today: unity, tolerance, generosity, and a commitment to progress for all our people. These values, and our forward-thinking leaders who uphold them, are what have led to the UAE so rapidly becoming one of the most developed…