Category: Entrepreneurship

Enabling Entrepreneurship

Experts from across the globe shared their expertise and disseminated awareness on the role played by incubation in growing businesses worldwide at Incubation Conference 2017 Held under the auspices of HE Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, chairman of the Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD),  the two-day conference, was organised by the Public Establishment […]

Sharakah signs cooperation agreement with Riyada

A cooperation agreement was signed between the Public Authority for the Development of Small and Medium Enterprises (Riyada) and Fund for Development of Youth Projects (Sharakah) early this month to conduct a 360 degree assessment of 10 selected SMEs. The objective is to identify each small and medium enterprise (SME) strength and areas which need […]

Committed to social entrepreneurship

The Zubair Corporation has embedded sustainability into the core of its business operations to create shared value for business and society In line with its CSR strategy, the Zubair Corporation (Z-Corp) has been making valuable contribution to the socio-economic development of Oman. Understanding that it is important for companies to create shared value by playing […]

Riyada, Omantel join hands for Entrepreneurship Awards

The Public Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Riyada) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Omantel as strategic partner to support and execute the third edition of The Entrepreneurship Awards. The strategic partnership signed by Khalifa Bin Said Al Abri, CEO of Riyada, and Sheikh Talal Said al Mamari, CEO of Omantel, […]

At BECO Capital we invest in innovative tech entrepreneurs: Amir Farha

BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today warned young Arab entrepreneurs against relinquishing their businesses to investors too soon, and advised Venture Capital investors to allow promising young companies the control and freedom to pivot, experiment and build strong, attractive businesses.

Muriya joins hands with NHI to empower young Omani women

In line with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s vision to inspire Omani women to be more involved in the progressive development process of the Sultanate, Muriya collaborated with the National Hospitality Institute (NHI) to offer 13 young Omani women from Sifah village, a two-day taster course in hospitality and tourism.

Lending a helping hand

Zubair SEC picks up ten small entrepreneurs out of 214 applicants after a four-stage evaluation to win its Direct Support Programme for the year 2016.