Kelsey Warner

ARTICLES

2 years ago

Too Good To Fail

In 2014, Hany Rashwan was in his dorm room at Columbia University in New York when he got an email from Joel Yarmon, a partner at Draper Associates, one of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms....
2 years ago

After Being Snubbed By An American Cosmetics Company, Kawthar Al Shamsi Started Making Her Own Beauty Products

On Valentine’s Day 2014, 1,000 people at the Dubai Mall watched as 100 manicurists filed and painted 51,930 nails ruby red over the course of eight hours. That feat earned Kawthar Makahlah Al...
2 years ago

Financial Comparison Site Compareit4Me Looks To Sell Insurance In Saudi Arabia

On a Thursday morning in December, Jon Richards is holding a Christmas ornament auction at his Dubai office. He gives groups of employees $25 to decorate their workspace, but then proceeds to also...
2 years ago

Founder Of Hot Entertainment Startup UTURN Anmar Fathaldin Builds A New Venture

In August 2012, a month before the birth of his third child, 28-year-old Anmar Fathaldin quit UTURN, the YouTube entertainment network he founded with two friends, and cashed out a 5% stake for...
2 years ago

How OrderMe Plans To Use Big Data To Deliver Your Food

Mohammad Al-Abdulqadir was putting the finishing touches on an application for making home deliveries more efficient, when he started looking for a warehouse to stock it with consumer products to...
2 years ago

Why Nearly Half Of U.A.E. Consumers Shop Online Outside The Country

In the U.A.E., nearly half of people who shop online purchase products from outside the country, a new study finds. The online payment systems company PayPal and market research firm Ipsos asked...
2 years ago

GlaxoSmithKline Is Changing The Way Salesmen Pitch Their Drugs To Doctors

In March 2017, GlaxoSmithKline’s head of consumer business, Emma Walmsley, will become chief executive of the world’s sixth largest pharmaceuticals company. She takes over from Sir Andrew Witty, who...
2 years ago

A Relative Newcomer To The Middle East, UPS Is Now Vying For A Piece Of E-Commerce Shipping

Back in September, a UPS driver named Tony drove to his destination in Ajman, U.A.E. to deliver an iPhone 7 to a customer. When no one answered the doorbell, Tony called the customer. He was 130...