Sources of funding for startups and SMEs in Kuwait مصادر التمويل للشركات الناشئة والصغيرة والمتوسطة في الكويت

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges faced by most startups and SMEs is funding. Whether it is required at the outset of starting a business or when the company reaches its growth stage, knowing where to go for funding and who to ask can pose a dilemma for entrepreneurs. In Kuwait, entrepreneurs are lucky to […]

H.E Khaled Al-Roudan speaks to entrepreneurs at niu Talk وزير التجارة الاستاذ خالد الروضان يتحدث للمبادرين في الحوار المفتوح المقام بنيو

  During the niu Talk held last month in Business District 1, H.E. the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Khaled Al-Roudan addressed a crowd of young entrepreneurs, advising them to unite their efforts and define their needs and requirements as an economic sector. Moreover, H.E. suggested that entrepreneurs […]

Artista: A star growing within the untapped markets of Kuwait ارتيستا: نجم ينمو في أسواق الكويت غير التقليدية

During her senior year of business school, niu member Anwaar Al-Asousi knew she wanted to turn one of her hobbies and interests into a potential career path. After deciding to take a summer to explore her passions, Anwaar traveled to the UK. It was there that she started noticing and appreciating all the intricacies of […]

Kids Engineering

How the idea came about Mona Al-Sheikh describes herself as a strong advocate of educational structure. The owner of Kids Engineering in Kuwait finds herself in what seems to be a never-ending quest to quench her thirst for education. From high school to university to graduate school, Al-Sheikh did not stop until she obtained her […]

Elevation Burger

An investment banker by trade, Ali Ashkanani originally worked in an investment bank from 2004 to 2010. His experience in this consistently competitive sector proved to be an asset when he decided to switch over to the food and beverage (f&b) industry, seeing as how investment banking means having a finger on the pulse of […]

Solo Pizza Napolitana

It was his love for travelling and experiencing local cuisines that led Amr Alrefaie to Italy, where he found himself asking locals for their personal recommendations on where to find the best pizza. They all seemed to point him to the south of the country. Upon taking the locals’ advice, Alrefaie was able to experience […]

St. Al Makan

Inspired by one of the most well-established “passion districts” in the U.S., Kuwait’s Almakan has definitely proven itself to be a place to see and be seen. Having successfully married the various appeals of a “passion district”, this venue is an art gallery, studio, restaurant, and cafe all under one roof. It was originally the […]

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