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Sheraa hosts One Young World MENA Caucus

As part of its commitment to support aspiring entrepreneurs in the region, Sheraa recently hosted the One Young World MENA Caucus  at the Sheraa Hub in American University of Sharjah, bringing together delegates to debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues facing the region. One Young World (OYW) is a global platform founded in 2009 that gathers ...

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Shurooq and Dubai SME partner to develop UAE’s SME sector

As part of its strategy to enhance cooperation with government departments in advancing business and entrepreneurship, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector. Under the MoU the two sides will ...

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Sharjah FDI Forum to address SME global connectivity

There are several equitable added values which are derived from the significant role which SMEs play to the strategic global economic development process. Sharjah FDI Forum, organised by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), in collaboration with Financial Times (FT) and the fDi magazine, has geared up its 2nd edition with a series of complete and comprehensive panel sessions, which ...

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Sharjah chamber offers free space to start-ups

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) will provide 50 new offices free-of-charge to entrepreneurs as part of the chamber’s Incubate Business Programme. According to the chamber, office space will be offered to entrepreneurs that have creative ideas and innovative projects to be executed in the UAE. The chamber hopes that providing office space to promising start-ups will help support ...

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Sheraa: helping to accelerate the UAE’s entrepreneurial ambitions

Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre), launched under the patronage of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Chairperson of Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center), has laid the foundations for a thriving community of young entrepreneurs who will contribute to the growth of the United Arab Emirates and the region. The centre, which commenced operations ...

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AUS and Sheraa to help create culture of entrepreneurship

American University of Sharjah (AUS) and ‘Sheraa’, the new Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre launched recently by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost economic development and help create a culture of entrepreneurship in the emirate of Sharjah. Sheraa, which aims to inspire young people to start their own enterprises and raise the emirate’s ...

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Sharjah establishes media free zone

Sharjah Media City Free Zone has now been established by royal decree, which orders the creation of a competitive and sustainable tax-free zone city with world-class infrastructure and services. The new zone will have legal independence over licencing and media regulations, although governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates and Sharjah. The move follows in the wake of ...

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Sharjah launches entrepreneurship centre

A new Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre has been launched at the American University of Sharjah this week. The centre, which is branded ‘Sheraa’, is an initiative of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and aims to inspire young people to start their own enterprises and raise the emirate’s profile as a preferred destination for startups. The launch event was attended by ...

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Bodour Al Qasimi announces establishment of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre

With the support of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has announced the establishment of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) to support and develop the entrepreneurial environment in the Emirate of Sharjah. Sheraa aims to ...

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