Putting the Adventure Back in Venture Capital

May 24, 2021

In India, Women Entrepreneurs Are Still Outliers

February 11, 2020

On the Index of Women Entrepreneurs, India ranks 52 out of 57 countries. In the Indian start-up scene, it’s rare to see a woman directing an enterprise. Bhavna Anand Sharma, founder of Cureveda, a dietary supplements company, is one of the few Indian women leading the charge in revolutionizing...

Collapse Chat: Silviculturists, Entrepreneurs and Social Science

November 18, 2019

The Rising Expectations of Women Entrepreneurship

October 17, 2019

Over the years, I have met many Moroccan professionals committed to becoming the next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs and role models in their country, even if that means going abroad to take advantage of opportunities that have not yet matured in Morocco. I recently met with Najwa...

What Traits Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed

January 05, 2019

Audacity and courage are among the hallmarks of successful startup founders, according to panelists at the recent Wharton India Economic Forum. Launching a startup and building it is fraught with unforeseen risks. It calls for passion and commitment that extend beyond business goals, according...

Can Promoting Arab Women as Entrepreneurs Make a Difference?

October 30, 2018

Providing better opportunities for Arab women to succeed as entrepreneurs will benefit the Middle East and North Africa. The economic and business roles of Arab women have been discussed for more than two decades, and initiatives have been launched on the consensus that their participation is...

A Muslim Leader Honored in the US

March 20, 2018

Religious leaders such as the Aga Khan may be difficult to decipher in Western contexts. On March 14, the governor of Georgia presented a state proclamation to Prince Shah Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. The proclamation recognizes the Aga...

Beyond Business Plans: Women Entrepreneurs in MENA

September 30, 2016

Greater support for female entrepreneurship will help the MENA region achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a region that is more often in the news for bombs and bullets than booming businesses, is experiencing a startup revolution. Nearly...

The Checklist for Entrepreneurs in MENA

September 03, 2016

In this vlog, Moroccan national Yassine Maghnouj, the marketing director of Evaptainers — a US-based startup that produces low-cost, electricity-free refrigerators — presents a quick checklist for entrepreneurs in the MENA region.

Entrepreneurial Zeal and Accelerator Growth in India

August 30, 2016

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Raghav Kanoria, the founder and partner of Neoleap Business Ventures LLP. The entrepreneurship bug has spread in India, and a positive drive to encourage entrepreneurs resonates throughout society. The Global Entrepreneurship...

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