YAL discussing entrepreneurship – YAL Newsletter, May 2013

27 May, 2013
read < 1 minute

The below section appeared in the Young Arab Leaders (YAL) newsletter for May 2013 following the event held at Capital Club on Apr 22, 2013. 
YAL hosted a vibrant panel discussion on the 22nd of April, in the Capital Club, under the title: Re-thinking Entrepreneurship in the UAE, a New Roadmap to Sustainability. The discussion involved key stakeholders who represent both the public and private sectors. Khalifa Fund, represented by Najla Al Midfa, shed light on the current Emirati SME funding statistics, while Sulaf Al-Zu’bi, CEO of INJAZ, discussed the challenges faced by students when searching for jobs due to lack of essential skill sets and the pivotal role of education in this context. Fadi Ghandour, founder and vice chairman of Aramex, highlighted the important role that the private sector should play in promoting entrepreneurship as part of Corporate
Entrepreneurship Responsibility. Crowd funding was presented as a new method of generating funds, whether seed or expansion funds, by Dr. Nasser Saidi, founder and president of Nasser Saidi and Associates, who is also the deputy chairman of Eureeca; a crowd funding and investing platform. The session was packed with new information and witnessed great involvement from the audience in the form of questions and follow-up discussion.
For news clippings from 7 Days kindly click here, and Gulf News here.

Read Next

TV and radio

Bloomberg Daybreak Middle East Interview, 28 Nov 2022

Aathira Prasad joined Yousef Gamal El-Din  on 28th of November, 2022 as part of the

29 November, 2022

Reports & papers

“The Gulf Falcons Report”, prepared for the Abu Dhabi Finance Week, 14 Nov 2022

“The Gulf Falcons Report” (click to download) was prepared by Nasser Saidi & Associates (commissioned

15 November, 2022

media page

‘Economic Diversification 2.0’: Steering the Gulf through the global economic crisis, Op-ed in The National, 15 Nov 2022

The op-ed by Dr. Nasser Saidi and Aathira Prasad, titled “‘Economic Diversification 2.0′: Steering the

15 November, 2022