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Entrepreneur’s Journey programme launches in Dubai

The Entrepreneur’s Journey, is a five-part event series open to students, alumni and Dubai technology entrepreneur centre (DTEC) founders in Dubai.

Developed by Jane Khedair, Head of Entrepreneurship within the LBS Careers Centre, the programme guides participants through the entire start-up process. Topics being addressed include the ‘the start-up toolkit’ (7 April), ‘turning an idea into a business’ (April 21), and ‘getting investment ready’ (May 12). It will culminate in a pitching competition on 23 June with a cash prize available to the winning team.

The launch of the programme in the Dubai campus included a variety of speakers including: Jane Khedair, Hans Christensen, Director of DTEC, Patrick Osman, a motivational speaker and two successful entrepreneurs from the region - Sarah Jones, Founder of Sprii and Bilal Ballout, Founder of BMB-group.

Students can sign-up to the programme via Career Centre.