GE launches the MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda for eleven start-up ventures at its GE Ecomagination Innovation Center, which acts as an industrial incubator. This six-week program is part of the company’s strategic vision in the region to accelerate digital industrial entrepreneurship ecosystems across the Middle East and North Africa region.
The National Business Centre (NBC) which falls under the umbrella of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) is incubating successful models of Small and Medium Enterprises which are continually growing and expanding further aiming at contributing to the advancement of the Sultanate. Among these successful models are Al Salama Fire Engineering Consultancy of its founder Hilal Al Rawahi, and Taraneem Design of its owner Sumaiya Al Ghaithi.
Emaar Founder and Chairman, HE Mohamed Alabbar, shared his inspirational career and life story at NBO Chairman’s Speaker Series. Mayank Singh reports. He grew up in a one-room house with nine siblings in the 1960s; but currently heads a company which has built iconic structures like Burj Khalifa – the tallest building and Dubai Mall – the largest shopping mall in the world, and is ranked as the world’s second most powerful Arab business leader after HRH Prince Al Waleed bin Talal.
The NTI Bizpro Awards’ main objective has been to recognise talented young Omani business professionals in the private sector and prepare them to be future beacons of success for the next generation. The ninth edition of the NTI Bizpro Awards is all set to take the initiative to new heights.
Medical insurance posted a whopping 38 per cent growth over 2012, marking the highest rise among different insurance segments, according to the latest statistics released by the Capital Market Authority
Al Habib and Company financially supported and sponsored a series of children’s books, as part of its CSR initiative, Ali Malallah Habib, Chairman of the company tells Oommen John P.
Oracle, the world’s second-largest software maker, chose Dubai to launch its global CloudWorld roadshow to introduce the company’s expertise in ‘cloud’ technology and its benefits to business and public and private sector industries.
The recently held SME development symposium focussed on instilling entrepreneurship culture in Omani youths and linking education to the labour market’s requirements.