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  • The perfect pitch: An entrepreneur’s secret weapon?

    The perfect pitch: An entrepreneur’s secret weapon?

    As entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley swap tanning stories. Kipp wonders what venture capitalists in the UAE look for in a perfect pitch? Tailored suits, well-gelled hair and full-on make up?

    November 22, 2011 3:58
  • Group launches first Islamic Interchange Benchmark

    Group launches first Islamic Interchange Benchmark

    A sharia-compliant alternative to LIBOR and formed through collaboration of 16 firms, IIBR may be used to price range of Islamic instruments although widespread use may not be so easy.

    November 22, 2011 3:13
  • Schroders’ Staying positive

    Schroders’ Staying positive

    Schroders renews its commitment to the Middle East-hey it may not be much, but in these troubled times of ‘headcount reductions’ Kipp will take what we can.

    November 21, 2011 5:02
 
  • Born to be wild, not pets

    Born to be wild, not pets

    The appearance of a Royal Python near an Al Ain shopping mall gets Kipp thinking of the UAE residents’ somewhat unfortunate attitude towards exotic animal as pets.

    November 21, 2011 3:50
  • Is the future of mobile really here? Not exactly.

    Is the future of mobile really here? Not exactly.

    Frequent visits to travel sites and mobile-credit purchases lead researchers to pronounce mobile phones "reign supreme". Don't hold out for an all-mobile future just yet though, says Precious de Leon.

    November 21, 2011 3:24
  • The Importance of Being Earnest about Eating-Out

    The Importance of Being Earnest about Eating-Out

    Developing and implementing stringent regulations will benefit both the business and clients of Dubai’s dining out scene.

    November 20, 2011 5:19