4 Reasons To Choose a Co-working Space

We’ve all been there — you walk into your favorite coffee shop, and that one table next to the wall with the outlet is taken. Miserably, you have a seat next to a (very) loud table and work for about half an hour until your laptop dies. You haven’t even finished your coffee yet...

Meet Our Members – Saleh AlRasheedi, Emerge تعرف على أعضائنا: صالح الرشيدي

As part of our ongoing series aimed at getting to know our community members a little better, we’re giving niu members an opportunity to share some of their professional wisdom and career advice. This month, we interviewed niu member, Saleh Alrasheedi the CEO of Emerge. Read his answers below:

Start Your Business Online! أسس شركتك إلكترونيًا

Thanks to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Kuwait, entrepreneurs can now apply to establish their businesses and issue their commercial licenses online by visiting the Kuwait Business Center’s (KBC) website.

When you visit the website, click on the “Start Now” button,

which will take[...]

Meet Our Members: Rashid Sultan تعرف على أعضائنا: رشيد سلطان

We’re launching a series to introduce you to some of our members, and give them the opportunity to share a little bit of their professional wisdom and career advice. This month, we interviewed our community member, Rashid Sultan. Read his answers below:

NameRashid Sultan


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,[...]

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[...]

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[...]

The story of Richard’s expansion تطور ريتشاردز من موقع مؤقت إلى محل مستقل دائم

Jarrah Albloushi, founder of Refit app and co-founder of Richard’s Coffee Bar, started both his businesses at niu. Richard’s story began in May 2015, when Jarrah had the idea of starting a speciality coffee bar in Kuwait. Along with his partners, Jarrah decided to pursue a better understanding[...]

Kids Engineering

How the idea came aboutMona 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[...]

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[...]

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