HomeShield: Fix her upper

We investigate the high points and hazards of taking on someone else’s enterprise.

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Al Tibbi: Pocket doc

Al Tibbi: Pocket doc

SME Stories September 22, 2016

According to an American study about 70 per cent of doctor visits are unnecessary. Jordanian entrepreneur Jalil Allabadi is hoping to stem the flow of patients with his interactive Arabic health app, Al Tibbi. Like father, like son Just like inheriting your grandfather’s strong jawline or your mother’s beautiful... Read more
Canadian Specialist Hospital: Local origins, global appeal

With its 40 outpatient clinics and newly opened rehabilitation centre, the Canadian Specialist Hospital is a healthcare lighthouse for locals and foreigners alike.

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The Cycle Hub: Power to the pedal

The founders of The Cycle Hub have chosen an unconventional path to disrupting the industry with their innovative retail outlet in Dubai Motor City.

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Chi Tayeb: Cooking up a 60 second storm
In the Middle East our appetite for cooking videos is big, but our attention span is often much smaller. Kamal Saleh, Founder and Director of Chi Tayeb TV, has created a series of one minute cooking videos that offers a satisfying light bite of content. The perfect pairing Fish... Read more
Socialize Agency: From start-up to star
How to win over customers, understand your company’s strengths and weaknesses and bounce back from challenges. Hardened entrepreneur Akanksha Goel, Director of Socialize Agency, opens up in a candid chat with SME Advisor… Walking into the swanky, plush offices of Socialize, something immediately catches my attention, and it’s not... Read more
MCN Holding: A remarkable journey
Like most small businesses, this marketing communication conglomerate had a humble beginning – weathering its fair share of misfires, failures and challenges. But, with every passing milestone, it learned valuable lessons. In an exclusive sit down – courtesy of our valued partner Etisalat, SME Advisor spoke to Group CEO... Read more
Miranda Davidson Studios: Lights, camera, action!
From undulating desert sand dunes to a skyline pierced with record-breaking skyscrapers, the Middle East’s stunning scenery is finding its way onto the silver screen. We talk to local casting director Miranda Davidson about the triumphs and challenges of making western movies in the Arab world. Setting the scene... Read more
ValueFirst: 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
UTURN: Saudi’s secret cinema

Kasawara Al Khatib, CEO of UTURN, is on a mission to create a signature Saudi online entertainment offering.

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