Author Archives: Yousef Baarah

About Yousef Baarah

Yousef is Venture Magazine’s Principal Associate and Head of Business & Concept Development. He can be reached at yousef.b@alfaridah.com.jo
Saudi Transport Hajj season

Saudi Transport Sector Readiness for the Hajj Season 1440/2019

Saudi Arabia’s minister of transport H.E. Dr. Nabeel Al-Amudi assured the readiness of all transportation services in the holy cities of Makkah and Al Madinah for the Hajj season this year (9-14 August), after an inspection tour with the presidents…

Amazon IPO 1997-2019

If You Had Invested In Amazon’s IPO…

In 1994, the 30-year-old Jeff Bezos filed the paperwork to start a company called Cadabra, an online bookstore. Quickly re-named Amazon, after the world’s largest river, the company sold its first book one year later and went public in May…

Regus in Amman

Regus Expands in Jordan

With the opening of two new centers in Amman, Regus expands in Jordan. Leading global work space provider Regus has announced the opening of two new business centers in Amman, bringing the number of centers offered in Jordan to five….

Brands

Brands Are More Valuable Than Ever!

Why Brands Matter More Than Ever? Brands have the potential to create incredible value for companies and corporations. “People buy  brands, not products” – this sentence is valid especially in the global communication society. No brand – no differentiation, no…

kour&kour

Kour&Kour: A New Visual Identity

kour&kour launches a new visual identity with a MENA mandate to design relevance. Today sees the re-launch of kour&kour as next-generation MENA and Digital Mashreq focused business innovation, people insight and design impact boutique firm, offering progressive leaders and entrepreneurs…

G20

Key Remarks From The 2019 G20 Osaka Summit

The 2019 G20 Osaka summit was the fourteenth meeting of the G20, a forum of 19 countries and the EU that together represent most of the world economy. It was held on 28–29 June 2019 at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka and was the first G20 summit to be hosted by Japan….

Euromoney 2019: Jordan’s Economic Challenge

Euromoney Conferences has announced its sixth annual conference in Jordan to be held on Tuesday 2 July under the theme: Stability, Innovation and Transformation – Jordan’s Economic Challenge. Euromoney will be partnering with the Central Bank of Jordan as the…

Hormuz by Venture

The Strait Of Hormuz: A Global Strategic Importance

When faced with heightened U.S. tensions or an extension of sanctions down through the years, Iran frequently threatened to shut down the strategic Strait of Hormuz shipping route. Amid the current tensions, Iran’s top general once again made the threat in late…

Queen's birthday

The Queen’s Birthday Party 2019 in Jordan

The British Embassy Amman hosted the Queen’s Birthday Party last night Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II turned 93 on 21 April, but the Queen’s birthday is officially celebrated on the second Saturday in June each year. For this reason The…