The Big Start Season 4 Finalists
Three contenders have progressed to the final round of The Big Start Student Entrepreneur Competition Season 4 and will compete for a chance to launch their dream company. The finalists have been competing in different stages in The Big Start since the start of the competition in mid-February 2013. The contenders have been narrowed down from an initial 289 applications that were received and proven themselves to all be a potential winner of this season. The finalists are: Nikhil Pradhan (BITS Pilani Dubai) with his business idea of a global internet service applicable to anyone looking to continue education; Ahmad Tarabishi (American University of Sharjah) whose idea is to compete in the retail market by introducing a new brand of clothing with an Arabian theme; and Yacine Daoud (American University in Dubai) with his idea of a tailored web platform for students and professors. The finalists are a mix of nationalities, with heritage from India, Syria and France. The shortlisted contenders are now in for the final stage in the competition and will present their business idea to the Chairman of Al Tamimi Investments (ATI), Essam Al Tamimi, who will make the final decision on which business idea ATI will …
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Look out – an all new The Big Start season awaits you
With the proven success of its past three seasons, we at The Big Start student entrepreneur competition are launching our fourth season. Part of the competition’s success derives from a formula that has enabled the transformation of ideas into workable businesses, supported by personalized workshops, one-on-one sessions, lecture series and programs that this year will empower a fantastic bunch of individuals.