Silatech And Cisco To Build Invitational Technology Platform

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Silatech recently announced that it will be working with Cisco, which is one of its founding members and its global strategic technology provider, on the development of an ‘Invitational Technology Platform’, which will deliver Silatech services and solutions to the youth across the Middle East and North Africa. Silatech is an initiative, that was launched by Her [...]

Salam Business Club Takes Important Step Into Islamic Finance and Banking

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Salam Business Club (SalamBC), the social business network built especially for the Arab, Asian and Muslim business world, and that recently launched versions in Arabic, Urdu and other languages (and soon in Persian), will be officially announcing an interesting new business development for their service in the upcoming days. Through a partnership with the Institute for Islamic [...]

What Is The Best Business Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

I thought it was about time to do another crowd-sourced post experiment where I throw a question out there on social networks, try to gather different people’s feedback and bits and pieces of their shared wisdom, and then share it with everyone here. The question I asked this time was: What is the best business advice [...]

Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

For years, marketers have talked and continue to talk about the “five Ps” (in fact, there are more than five, but everyone picks their favorite ones): product, pricing, promotion, positioning, publicity, packaging, pass along, permission…etc. With time these became the components of a basic marketing checklist, a formula that people followed time and again to [...]

Tunisian Business Portal Web Manager Center Launches Arabic Version

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Web Manager Center, the leading online portal for economic and business news in Tunisia just announced the launch of their Arabic version today. Over the past years, the French version of the site has become a well known resource for business people and reporters alike. This move comes to cater to readers from Tunisia who [...]

Salam Business Club Launches Arabic Version Of Their Business Social Networking Service

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Salam Business Club, the social business network built especially for the Arab, Asian and Muslim business world, has just launched an Arabic version of their service. SalamBC was previously called MuslimBC, before undergoing a rebranding aimed at showing that the service isn’t just strictly for Muslims, and that anyone interested in joining, networking and getting into [...], Middle East’s First Business & Franchise Marketplace

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

Dubai-based RichWeb, a member of Tharaa Holding, has just launched the beta version of, the region’s first portal dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises, in a move that aims to cater to and boost company acquisitions and expansion activities by business establishments in the Middle East and North Africa (including Turkey and Iran). [...]

What Makes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurial?

Monday, December 8th, 2008

About a year ago, I came across a really interesting study by Saras D. Sarasvathy from University of Washington’s School of Business on “What Makes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurial?“. Today, I remebered it, thought I’d dig it up and share it here. In her study, Sarasvathy  examined the reasoning of 30 founders of companies, ranging in size from $200 [...]

Biz Report Middle East, First Corporate Internet TV Channel In The Middle East

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Biz Report Middle East (BRME) was recently launched as the Middle East’s first dedicated corporate web television channel. This Middle East channel will be the first of a series of similar channels to be launched around the world over the next 6 – 12 months. Future channels will include Biz Report North America, Biz Report [...]

Mohammad Bin Rashid Establishment For Young Business Leaders To Create Business Networking Portal With Tejari

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

The Mohammad Bin Rashid Establishment for Young Business Leaders has signed an agreement to create a new online portal for small and medium enterprise (SME) members, made possible through the partnership of Tejari, a Middle Eastern e-commerce network, considered to be the hub of online trade for the region and emerging markets across the world. [...]

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