Dr. Abrar Al Awadhi proves that talent and experience are the cornerstones of successful entrepreneurship. With a bachelor’s and master’s degree as well as a PhD you’d think she’d say that education was the one overarching qualification for the success of any venture, but you’d be wrong. When she...
AWhat do you get when you combine books, art, and coffee? You get inspired. Welcome to Muse Lounge, an incredible creative retreat nestled in the symphony complex of Salmiya. Founder, Maha Alhasawi’s unyielding love of great literature was the driving force behind this thriving new startup that is one part...
A“I’m brave. I believe in myself. I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished.” Powerful statements, each and every one of them, and all from the mouth of Fatma Hussain, founder of Atom House Health Club, and Kuwait’s first CrossFit Trainer and Weightlifting Trainer. With a no nonsense approach to dreams, Fatma knew taking...
StartUps had the pleasure of interviewing the four tinkerers, inventors, engineers, and friends behind the web based startup, IdeaLink. With their DIY approach, IdeaLink educates aspiring inventors in the fields of Innovation, engineering, and Hardware Technology. They provide a learning center, educational products, R & D and manufacturing, services, and...
Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait,recently concluded the fourth edition of its Zain Great Idea accelerator program, where Zain’s entrepreneurs pitched their startups to Kuwait’s investment community at Zain Demo Day, the final phase of the program. Zain Demo Day, the final phase of Zain Great Idea, aimed at...
1. Please introduce yourselves to our readers. We are a group of three Kuwaitis; Sanaa Al-Ghemlas, Saud Al-Fozan and myself Farah Shaban, trying to change the wasterecycling culture by being the change and lead by example.The three of us aiming to start a PET recycling factory by changing the segregation...
Doha, Qatar, December 31, 2017: Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), kicked off the first edition of its Arab Innovation Academy (AIA) today, hosting almost 150 young entrepreneurs and innovators from across Qatar and the region. The AIA, taking place at...
1. Hi, please introduce yourselves to our readers: We’re Sayer and Hamad Al-Sayer, founders of Uula.io; an online study-aid and test-prep platform. 2. Tell us about your education. Sayer: I have dual bachelor’s degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Management from the University of the Pacific in California. Hamad: I have a bachelor’s...
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