Prescription for growth

Prescription for growth

Featured September 18, 2016

We speak to Dr. Ramadan AlBlooshi, CEO of Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulatory (DHCR).

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Operation Navas

Operation Navas

Featured September 18, 2016

A very small percentage of actively practising physicians across the globe have an entrepreneurial mindset and even fewer have the foresight to introduce innovations within existing systems. Chatting to Dr. Navas Usman, Chairman and CEO, Medilife, however, makes you realise that it only takes one industry maverick to disrupt... Read more
Trends shaping healthcare in GCC
We explain why dissolving global barriers – combined with technological advancement – have ignited a new range of possibilities within the regional healthcare sector. Prediction and policy The way that healthcare is delivered in the UAE is rapidly transforming. Speaking to SME Advisor, experts at GE Healthcare defined the... Read more
Bridging the communication gap
As a digital and media communication agency, ValueFirst found a way to expand its operations from a single office with 14 people in 2003 to over eight offices in multiple cities with 300 people. Arvind Kalla, Head of Operations – Middle East talked to SME Advisor about the myriad... Read more
How Careem came up with its brilliant campaign
When Careem launched its bold ad campaign across Sheikh Zayed Road and other prominent areas in the UAE, it caught the attention of every onlooker. It had a punchline that wasn’t just tastefully cheeky, but also sent out a clear message. We get talking to the man at the... Read more
Unstoppable Uber

Unstoppable Uber

Featured August 10, 2016

A leaked document reveals the huge growth and even bigger losses behind the infamous ride-hailing app.

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Walmart’s $3.3bn acquisition

The retail giant looks to reinforce its position in the online retail market and take on its competitors.

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How to recover from failure

Is your business suffering from financial losses and looking to find success again? We offer top advice on the way moving forward…

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Master of Marketplaces: JadoPado’s Omar Kassim

JadoPado continues to dominate the e-commerce landscape and bring innovations to the market. SME Advisor digs deeper and gets a closer look at this ever-evolving business…

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Changing the world…one bench at a time
How does a start-up, pioneered by three MIT and Harvard graduates, manage to raise one million dollars in funding from the likes of Atlas Ventures and Cisco Systems? More importantly, how does it launch a prototype that not only attracts serious global attention, but is invited for a demo... Read more