Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

10 Questions for Dan Rather

The 81 year old veteran news anchor and host of one of America’s most watched nightly news programs speaks to Global Citizen about the decline of ...
Entrepreneurship

Defining Fashion

GC Lifestyle Editor Aysha Majid sits down with MrPorter.com buying director Toby Bateman to discuss personal style, must have items and the secrets of success ...
Entrepreneurship

The Allure of Hong Kong

UAE banks are flocking to Hong Kong to open branches, despite an overheated property sector and a volatile economy. GC investigates the attraction to China’s ...
Entrepreneurship

Surrendering to the Digital Age

After resigning as CEO of Arab Media Group, Abdullatif Alsayegh embraced the world of digital media. He tells GC why. Abdullatif Alsayegh has become synonymous ...
Entrepreneurship

Fashion's most creative entrepreneur

By bringing fashion straight from the runway to clients’ closets, Aslaug Magnúsdóttir has revolutionized online retail. Aslaug Magnúsdóttir is one of the most accomplished women ...
Entrepreneurship

Saudi Arabia's reform minded ruler

Topping the 500 most influential Muslims list for three consecutive years, King Abdullah has been instrumental in guiding the kingdom to its current position as ...
Entrepreneurship

Saudi’s Forward Thinking Prince

Saudi Prince Abdulaziz Turki AlFaisal has become the poster boy for motorsports in the Middle East. GC talks to him ahead of his 24 hour ...
Entrepreneurship

Swiss Stakes

Banking confidentiality, political stability, and a liberal economic system have made Switzerland a premier offshore haven for Middle Eastern money. But with increasing competition from ...
Entrepreneurship

Start It Up: turning ideas into viable businesses

How do you create viable business in the Middle East? GC investigates... Just five years ago, an entrepreneur’s best bet to raise money for a ...
Entrepreneurship

Enterprising in Egypt

Egypt’s revolution led to gloomy perspectives for businesses, however one local start up, Mashaweer, has managed to flourish during the country’s economic depression.   Constant protests ...
Entrepreneurship

Sports and Sponsorships

From Formula One to Football, sponsors in the Middle East are putting their money behind popular sporting events. Two Italians sit in a dimly lit ...
Entrepreneurship

Russia emerges as a modern business hub

The former Soviet nation offers superior returns for Gulf investors. GCC companies with a firm eye on the Russian energy and mining markets have sent ...
Entrepreneurship

Nurturing African businesses

Ashish Thakkar, one of Africa’s youngest business leaders, has created an eco-system for young African entrepreneurs to thrive. Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder and Managing Director ...
Entrepreneurship

A New Business Hub Emerges

Can the UAE house two central business districts without competing with each other? GC investigates. Is the United Arab Emirates big enough for two business ...
Entrepreneurship

Investment Flows into Turkey

Turkey’s shift towards Islamic finance coupled with government reforms draws Gulf investors. Gulf investors are plowing more money than ever into Turkey. From hospitality firms ...
Entrepreneurship

East Africa: Land of New Riches

Foreign direct investment in East Africa has more than doubled in the past ten years totaling $1.7 billion in 2011. The prospect of huge oil ...