Tag: Dubai

The Coding Circle

Coding for Kids

The ability to read and write computer code from a young age is becoming increasingly important in our technology-driven age. In an effort to address the need for greater ICT skills in the Middle East, a group of Harvard and…

MEED Projects

Deloitte and MEED Projects: Dubai projects planned and underway in 2016

The total value of Deloitte and MEED projects under construction in Dubai equates to USD53.6bn, with a further USD337.2bn in the planning stage. These are significant amounts of investment for most mature economies, but for an emerging market such as…

Remuneration

The Right Remuneration

Deciding what salary they should pay themselves can be one of the trickiest questions that founders face. By Rebecca Irvine While Emile Cubeisy, managing partner at venture capital firm Silicon Badia, believes there’s no clear cut answer to how big…

High Fashion Gets Online

The founders of elmuda.com are confident they can tap into the region’s growing taste for designer fashion. By Rebecca Irvine Their online luxury fashion magazine elmuda.com may only have launched under a year ago, but Editor-in-Chief Badea Jaber and CEO…

Four Seasons Dubai

Four Seasons Dubai Implements Sky Software Bayan HRMS

Four Seasons continues its cooperation with Sky Software and chooses to implement Bayan Human Resources Management at its second property in Dubai; Four Seasons Dubai Hotel DIFC. This came upon Bayan’s outstanding performance at Four Seasons hotels in Dubai, Riyadh…

CASHU

CASHU moves its regulated business to Singapore

CASHU responds to changing global regulations by moving financial operations under The Monetary Authority of Singapore; commits to creating a safer, more secure prepaid services market with the adoption of new standards. CASHU, one of the leading players in the…

Venture Explains: The Middle East’s Climate Change Catastrophe

What is it? Recent high-profile talks in Paris again highlighted what a big challenge climate change represents to the planet’s future. But some scientists are now predicting it could make parts of our region too hot for habitation in the…

Deloitte: Data analytics transforming higher education

Across the Middle East, educational institutions and providers face a myriad of challenges and opportunities. On the demand side, changing student and employer expectations place pressure on providers to improve learner outcomes and maintain relevance. Changes to regulations, growing competition…

Ayla Oasis

Aqaba Rising: Ayla – Build it and they will Come

Ayla, a sprawling Dubai-style development featuring a world class golf course and man-made lagoons, is shaping up to be central to Aqaba’s plans to become a world class tourism and leisure destination. There are several multimillion-dollar mixed-use mega projects under…

Ronaldo Mouchawar, Souq.com CEO

Souq.com: Riding High on the E-Commerce Wave

Over the past decade, Souq.com has quickly risen to become the region’s largest online retailer. The company’s CEO and Founder Ronaldo Mouchawar is confident of even greater success as enthusiasm for e-commerce amongst consumers picks up pace. By Dina al-Wakeel…