Thursday, May 19, 2022

Unicorns, Singapore

Land of unicorns: what’s behind Singapore’s entrepreneurial magic?

Owing to policies that encourage entrepreneurialism amongst its highly-educated workforce, as well as investment from venture capitalists,... Nov 14, 2018

Services | Asia-Pacific | Singapore

Waste management in Malta

WasteServ helping Malta clean up its act

David Borg, chairman of local waste management and recycling firm WasteServ

Local waste management and recycling firm has put itself at the center of solving Malta’s waste management problem

Feb 22, 2017

Services | Europe | Malta

Networking Entrepreneurs

DMM.Africa sponsors Startup Weekend Tokyo on Africa

Seattle-based Startup Weekend meets DMM.Africa to promote innovation and build new business connections between Africa and Japan

Three months after the African Business Idea Cup (ABIC) 2016 was held in five countries in Africa, DMM.Africa is sponsoring Startup Weekend Tokyo on... Oct 05, 2016

Services | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Tabelog’s foodies give ample food for thought

Tabelog’s interactive online community posts informative reviews of places to eat across Japan and the US and shares a passion for fine dining experiences

Japan’s well established premier restaurant review website, with more than 60 million users every month, Tabelog has now also been helping food... Jul 25, 2016

Services | Asia-Pacific | Japan

Start-ups & Scale-ups

QBIC entrepreneurs reach new startup milestones

Since its launch in 2014, QBIC has invested QAR 1.9 million in its incubatees’ startup businesses, generating approx. QAR 6 million in revenue

Leading entrepreneurship hub, Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC), founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and Social Development Center (SDC),... Jul 18, 2016

Services | Middle East | Qatar

Entrepreneurial Qataris

QBIC marks two years of successful Demo Days at special event

QBIC celebrates its incubatees’ successes and announces its newest LeanStartup winners at special ceremony with key partners

Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) has announced its sixth wave of LeanStartup winners, marking their two-year success in a celebratory, special... Jul 11, 2016

Services | Middle East | Qatar

Digital & Beyond

LeanStartup winners pitch their ideas

The LeanStartup program focuses on providing entrepreneurs with real-world, hands-on experience and knowledge on how to successfully transform their business idea into a thriving start-up

The first round of successful entrepreneurs from the Digital & Beyond specialized incubator, which was launched by Ooredoo and the Qatar Business... Jul 06, 2016

Services | Middle East | Qatar

Improving Quality Of Life

Zona Franca Foundation educates and feeds 1,500 children daily, restoring hope, the desire to excel, and joy

Various public and private-sector initiatives, such as those by the Zona Franca Foundation, are helping to raise living standards in Colombia (Photo: Ministerio TIC Colombia ©CC BY 2.0)

The Zona Franca Foundation in Barranquilla was created in 2005 to contribute to quality of life in Colombia by sponsoring a series of programs in education,... Dec 04, 2015

Services | Others | South America | Colombia

Saudi Retail growth

Strong consumer spending sends retail sales soaring

Simon Marshall, CEO of Fawaz Alhokair Fashion Retail

Retail sector growth is being driven by the country’s many wealthy citizens and residents, a young population eager for Western goods and more... Jun 24, 2015

Services | Middle East | Saudi Arabia

Panama's growth

Harness Panama’s role as a global services hub

With the landmark expansion of the iconic Panama Canal under way, leaders of the diverse and vibrant economy have their say on the country’s remarkable... Jun 04, 2015

Finance | Services | North America & Caribbean | Panama

Welcoming environment lures gambling sites to seek licensing

Regulatory changes to Europe’s online gaming industry are providing challenges but also opportunities to Malta’s flourishing position in... Jan 16, 2015

Government | Services | Europe | Malta

Tech-savyy Malta earns 12% of GDP from online gaming

Malta’s booming iGaming industry has increased the number of licenses issued by 25 per cent in 2014 and revealed plans of a €220 million... Jan 15, 2015

Services | Europe | Malta

“Our dream is to establish a legal platform that provides total interconnectivity between lawyers”

Mr. Huang Ningning Henry
Managing Partner at Grandall Law Firm (Shanghai)

Marked by the new Foreign Investment Law and the Belt & Road Initiative, China’s... Jan 21, 2020

FM experts expand SE Asian network

Ryusei Kajiyama
President of Biken Techno Corporation

There are two sides to a business: the people that create things from scratch, and the people... Dec 09, 2016

Investors bet on Malta’s long-term appeal

Mario Galea
CEO of Malta Enterprise

Malta is not only successful in attracting companies and industries to set up shop on the... Nov 22, 2016

Ad agency takes profound market analysis & unique youth insight global

Shinichi Ueno
President and CEO of ADK Group

One of the few Japanese advertising agencies to compete on US soil, ADK Group aims to go... Nov 18, 2016

“Much like the American Dream, this is the era of the Japanese Dream”

Yasuyuki Nambu
Group CEO of the Pasona Group

From its beginnings as a temporary staffing company, the Pasona Group is now an industry... Nov 11, 2016

On a mission to promote open innovation

Toshiyuki Shiga
Chairman & CEO of the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan

Founded in July 2009 to promote innovation, encourage entrepreneurialism and inspire R&D... Nov 08, 2016

Africa-wide scope for Rwandan ICT & print model

Mario Safari Rugambwa
CEO & Owner of Touch Media Design Ltd

Five years ago Mario Safari Rugambwa spotted a gap in the quality and quantity capabilities... Oct 07, 2016

Center of Excellence closes air skills gap

Patrick Nkulikiyimfura
Managing Director at Akagera Aviation

Akagera Aviation is creating a Center of Excellence in Aviation that will train not only... Sep 08, 2016

SAMOOCM cements its position amongst the world’s top construction management firms

Hur In
CEO of SAMOOCM Architects & Engineers

Ranked as Korea’s leading CM company and the 13th best in the world, SAMOOCM Architects... Sep 02, 2016

Investors stand to gain a great deal in EG

Francisco Shaw Thompson
General Manager of the Franmar Group

Francisco Shaw Thompson, head of one of the top companies providing logistics services in... Aug 08, 2016

“We do not have any competitors in this business”

Isao Senoo
President of Tri-Stage Inc.

Offering “total solutions” in the direct marketing services business has enabled... Jul 11, 2016

Boundless trust

Sherif Khaled
CEO of Falcon Group International

Since its foundation ten years ago, the private security firm Falcon Group International... Jun 21, 2016

QBIC sparks new energy into startups & SMEs

Aysha Al Mudahka
CEO of Qatar Business Incubator Center

Significant support is on hand from all sides for Qatar’s potential startups and SMEs... Jun 17, 2016

The pressure is on to develop a creative, resourceful workforce

Taro Mineo
President of Intelligence, Ltd.

The head of one of Japan’s largest recruitment specialists, Intelligence Ltd., sees... Jun 10, 2016

Security provider Alsok eyes hi-tech solutions

Yukiyasu Aoyama
President of Alsok

Securing public safety with the latest in technological innovations and the spirit of gratitude... Jun 04, 2016

Legal insight into Mexico’s new energy sector

Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.

One of Mexico’s leading legal advisors and a Partner at Baker & McKenzie, Benjamín... May 10, 2016

Background music leader launches first pod hotel

Kimimasa Tamura
President of the USEN Corporation

One of the leading Japanese providers of broadcasting media content, the USEN Corporation... Apr 26, 2016

Legal expert looks at the impact of Mexico’s reforms

Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly
Partner at Nader Hayaux & Goebel

A partner at one of the most prestigious law firms in Mexico, Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly takes... Mar 09, 2016

Potential, quality & skills: Brand India

Subramaniam Ramadorai
Chairman of the National Skill Development Agency

Very few foreign companies have lost money in India; success is inevitable for those looking... Feb 19, 2016

SGS ready to handle growth and competition

Qaid Khalaf Al-Otaibi
CEO of Saudi Ground Services Company

Saudi Ground Services Company (SGS) is facing a rapidly expanding air transportation sector... Feb 04, 2016

Cypriot shipping agent targets creating a regional niche market for next-gen expansion

Christakis P. Papavassiliou
Managing Director of Shoham Cyprus Ltd

Christakis P. Papavassiliou, Managing Director of shipping and freight forwarding agent... Dec 10, 2015


Kuwait Finance House

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Ultimate Developers Limited

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Qatar Petroleum (QP)

Our mission is to ensure the State gets maximum benefit...

Turkish Airlines

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