Social Enterprise Could Be The UAE’s Next Big Venture

Article published in Forbes

Over the last few years, impact-driven enterprises are gaining traction in the UAE, where there is an appetite for start-up businesses and a focus on innovation. But greater support from the government and investors is needed to boost the work of entrepreneurs using business for social good, says experts.

While progress overcoming those obstacles is healthy and growing among…

Dubai-based Taka makes energy efficiency its task

Article published in The National
Forget solar power. Charles Blaschke, managing director of Dubai-based Taka Solutions, says educating consumers in energy efficiency could have 10 times the effect for half the cost.
Taka, a technology engineering company, has been working for three years with corporate clients such as Fairmont Hotels and Standard Chartered Bank, helping them make their buildings more energy-efficient for…

C3 chosen to be part of YOUTH SME NETWORK launched by the Emirates Foundation


We are very excited to have been chosen to be part of the Youth SME Network recently launched by Emirates Foundation. As described in the article below, the Youth SME Network was announced during a great event organized by Emirates Foundation and was created to coordinate all efforts done by multiple stakeholders to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem that fosters entrepreneurs and…

Register for AB StartUp Academy in Dubai: Cultivating a Business Culture of Giving

Article published in Arabian Business

The next Arabian Business StartUp Academy will take place on Tuesday, 31 May, featuring two expert sessions on how adding a charitable endeavour to a new business enables entrepreneurs to garner support for their brand while making a positive impact on their local communities.

Held in partnership with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and AJSM…