TiE Dubai is inviting some specialists including a start-up that has just scaled up to discuss these challenges and how an entrepreneur can prepare for these and successfully sustain the growth pattern.
One ambition for every entrepreneur is to grow their business but other than getting financed, the process of scaling up as they grow can be fraught with challenges.
Amanda Perry, Founder, Vital Corporate Solutions
Amanda has over 20 years specializing in incorporating and structuring Free Zone and Offshore companies around the world. She has extensive knowledge and experience in the licensing of businesses here in the UAE and is passionate about giving Entrepreneurs the boost they need to become successful. “Love what you do” is Amanda’s business philosophy and she strives to see her clients succeed.
Hari Padmanabhan, Chairman, Encore Group
Hari is a serial entrepreneur, Venture & Angel investor and mentor. He is currently Executive Chairman of the Encore Group ( set up 2010 ). Encore is a ‘Venture Operating Partnership’ that takes a majority stake in early growth stage companies in the Enterprise application software space to drive their growth globally.
He is currently Chairman and Mentor of OS Labs, the creators of INDUS OS.
Maria Pearson, CEO & Founder, grow.ME
Maria is the CEO & Founder of grow.ME, a Dubai based global economic development consultancy and co-founder of Women-able, a regionally funded business skilling & growth program for women. grow.ME was appointed strategic development partner by the Dubai Business Women Council in 2013, to shape a value proposition to support women in business, not only in Dubai but nationally and regionally. As a grass roots practitioner in entrepreneurship, grow.
Talal Bayaa, is the CEO and co-founder of Bayzat, a UAE-based technology start-up that empowers businesses with smart and effective insurance & HR solutions. Launched officially in April 2013, the platform is the first one-stop-shop to offer a real-time comparison of health insurance rates in UAE and help clients use their health insurance policies online.