4 Individuals that changed the future of business.
    Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg Challenges: The biggest challenge Mark Zuckerberg currently faces is keeping up with the likes of Apple, Google and Amazon in the augmented reality space. Moreover, it will also be interesting to see how Facebook sustains its fast-paced growth. It is in a strong... Read more
Everything is connected
In a Q&A with CK Vishwakarma, Founder and CEO, AllThingsConnected, SME Advisor delves into the practicalities of Internet of Things (IoT) and explores its implications. How do you view the term “Internet of Things”? The “Internet” in the term Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the connectivity. Internet as... Read more
Food on-demand: In conversation with Talabat.com
Abdulhamid Al Omar, CEO of Talabat.com, on his company’s growing appetite… Talabat recently crossed the 100,000 order milestone. How would you describe your journey so far? We were naturally very proud when we hit that 100,000 order milestone last month. Initially, Talabat was established by young Kuwaiti entrepreneurs, and... Read more
Pressman’s – not just another sandwich shop!
Amit Gandhi and Sawan Ravani swear by the simplicity of their concept. But in a market flooded with seasone foodpreneurs, is simple enough? The heart of Pressman’s pitch is simple: they make fresh, tasty sandwiches. It’s definitely not the first business with this offer; fast food restaurants have been... Read more
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SME Stories April 12, 2017

Walking into Taqado Mexican Kitchen’s Dubai Media City branch, we get a glimpse of Nadine Benchaffai in action. She’s looking at the ingredients, welcoming walk-in guests and assisting her staff with their orders. As we sit down with her, she says with a cheeky smile: “It’s not that they... Read more
Zomato and its appetite for growth
Since its launch in 2012, Zomato has regularly transformed its business strategy to target fresh customers and stay well ahead of its competitors. Now, it prepares for new highs. Rohin Thampi, Regional Director, Zomato MEA, speaks exclusively to SME Advisor… What was the biggest challenge to Zomato’s growth in... Read more
Rotte Gulf: The nuts and bolts of success

Rotte Gulf is all set to take the manufacturing industry by storm with its innovative solutions and ambitious growth plans. We sit down with Tiberiu Calinescu, GM, Rotte Gulf.

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Propertyfinder.ae: Places and profitability

Propertyfinder on the challenges of building a world class team while running a million dollar business.

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Business owners often believe that having a unique product offering sets them apart from competition and is enough to sustain in today’s fast-paced markets. But, is that really enough? SME Advisor offers top advice… “Number one, cash is king. Number two, communicate. Number three, buy or bury the competition.” –... Read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, Dubai SME, has started registering applicants in the Dubai SME100 ranking for 2015. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed said: “SMEs today represent 95% of... Read more