Category: Entrepreneurship

Brunel Alum Honoured At British Council Awards

By CJ Fairfield March 17, 2017   By Tom Fish A Brunel graduate’s inspirational achievements have been recognised at the 2017 British Council Alumni Awards. Dr. Talal Al-Maghrabi won in the Entrepreneurial Alumni category at the event celebrating the outstanding achievements of leaders in their respective field, who have used their experience of studying at a UK…
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British Council awards Brunel graduate for outstanding international achievements

London 03 Mar 2017: Brunel University London alumnus Dr Talal Al-Maghrabi has been named winner in the Entrepreneurial Alumni category of the British Council UK Alumni Awards for Saudi Arabia. The Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of international university graduates and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and…
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Chairman of the SBMMA receives the UK Entrepreneurial Award 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: The Study UK Alumni Awards took center stage Wednesday night as British Ambassador Simon Collis announced the winners in three categories at a gala ceremony he hosted at his residence in the Diplomatic Quarters. Dr. Talal Al-Maghrabi, Chairman of the Saudi British Marketing and Management Association, received the entrepreneurial award. Dr. Almaghrabi…
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Is the Start-Up Craze Ruining the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the Middle East?

By Tatjana de Kerros   A prolific academic once wrote “Getting economic growth and jobs creation from entrepreneurs is not a numbers game. It is about encouraging the formation of high quality, high-growth companies. Policy makers should stop subsidizing the formation of the typical start-up and focus on the subset of businesses with growth potential[1]”.

From promoting entrepreneurship to creating entrepreneurs: A case study of #SWRiyadh

By Tatjana de Kerros An entrepreneurial leap-of-faith in 54 hours? Riyadh Startup Weekend has completed with a bang: 40 teams, 16 finalists and one winner over the course of an intense and highly active weekend for nascent entrepreneurs in the Kingdom. Powering the footsteps of the Kauffman Foundation’s original Startup Weekend concept of “No Talk, All…
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