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Startup Grind Dubai Hosts Aman Merchant (IMPACT HUB Dubai)

Startup Grind

Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (GST)

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Aman Merchant, IMPACT HUB Dubai

Aman Merchant is a Dubai-based serial entrepreneur passionate about creating better futures through the power of ideas & disruptive thinking. With an entrepreneurial journey that began in 1991 even before he entered uni, he brings over two decades of experience to the various ventures he is associated with, having launched nine & led three others in markets across the Middle East & Asia regions.

Most recently, he co-founded INOS, the world's first global leadership strategy consortium. In 2011, he launched Future Leadership Academy, a pioneering social venture that is a greenhouse for preparing future world leaders, thinkers & entrepreneurs aged 3-24. In late 2010, he co-founded Impact Hub Dubai, part of a global network that is part-campus, part-incubator & part-innovation hub for over 8000 impact-driven entrepreneurs.

He is founder & CEO of Leading Concepts, a boutique leadership strategy consultancy, focused on helping CEOs optimize their organization's leadership engines. He is also the Chief Disruptive Thinker @ 10x Futures, a boutique advisory firm that partners with C-level teams to create bigger futures through disruptive thinking, strategic alignment & holistic innovation. In 2002, Aman launched the region’s first ever performance consultancy Paradigmz through an exclusive regional alliance with Mercer. He is also an executive director & board member at Dubai 9 Group.

He holds a 1st Class Masters Degree with Hons from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy & Economics as well as a Diploma in Marketing from London School of Economics. He is a lifetime member of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association, Oxford Business Alumni as well as past President of the UAE Chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization & a past Regional Learning & Membership Director.

Between 2009-10, he also served as a board member of the Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals at the World Economic Forum.

Agenda   6:30 Networking and Food
7:30 Fireside Chat
8:30 Networking

Hosted By

Christine Souffrant, Dubai Chapter Director

Christine is an aspiring Haitian-American entrepreneur with 7 years of business management experience, 6 years of international study in over 26 countries, and 2 years of banking expertise. Christine spent her early years managing a family business in New York that featured Haitian street artwork. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2011with a Bill Gates Millennium scholarship, Christine completed a management career in retail/ commercial banking in DC. She is the Founder of Belle Femme Diaries-a resource blog for "Experiences that Inspire".  She currently lives in Dubai as a member of the Leadership Circle of the Rotary Club of Jumierah and will complete a Masters degree at Hult International Business School in 2014.

Email: Christine@startupgrind.com

What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

Disclaimer: Startup Grind event ticket sales are non-transferable, non-refundable, and final. If an event is cancelled due to weather, speaker availability, or any other unforeseeable event you will be refunded automatically. If a speaker moves the event date you will have 48-hours to request a refund if you are unable to make the new event date. Please direct any additional ticketing issues to customerservice@startupgrind.com.

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When & Where


Impact Hub
Saaha Offices, Block B - Core F.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Around corner from Palace Ho
United Arab Emirates

Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (GST)


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Startup Grind

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 135 cities and 60 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

For more information visit www.StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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