Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Returning for its third consecutive year, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF), is set to take place November 25th & 26th 2019, at the Expo Center Sharjah.
This year will see SEF and Mindvalley, an educational company focused on personal development and lifelong learning, forge a partnership where they will be bringing ‘Mindvalley Live’ to the Emirate of Sharjah. Attendees will get the opportunity to participate in an immersive experience that will accelerate personal growth, overcome limitations, and shift mindset towards success.
SEF has become one of the fastest-growing entrepreneurship events in the country; gathering youth, aspiring entrepreneurs, and ecosystem players from around the world, to fuel their passion for building a better future.
Najla Al Midfa, CEO of Sheraa, said, “Sheraa’s objective with this year’s Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) is to enable entrepreneurs to tap into their full potential, and help them lead enriched lives both within and outside their startups. We are excited to be partnering with Mindvalley to bring the concept of conscious entrepreneurship to Sharjah. SEF and the Mindvalley Live experience promises to elevate the entrepreneurial experience, while inspiring the next generation to dream big, find focus, and build the resilience they need to succeed.”
Vishen Lakhiani, CEO of Mindvalley, said, “We are really excited to be bringing Mindvalley’s models of health and wellness for the workplace to the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival. We believe that the next era of entrepreneurship is about conscious entrepreneurship and that is the alignment of the mind, body, and soul with the entrepreneurs’ mission to bring a great product and service out to the world. When done well, this creates not only better companies but happier, more well-rounded, well off human beings.”
Tickets for SEF 2019 are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.sharjahef.com
About Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center):
Launched in January 2016, Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center) is a platform that supports entrepreneurs. From strategically transforming ideas into reality, to effectively nurturing established businesses, to promoting networking opportunities with investors and stakeholders - it cultivates change-makers and builds a thriving entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Sheraa – ‘Sail’ in Arabic - runs four different programs that are tailored to every stage of the entrepreneurial journey : Idea Lab, Pre-seed, Seed, and Series A.
Idea Lab breaks down an entrepreneur’s business model and ensures proof of concept. Pre-seed consists of customized deep-dive sessions and interactive workshops on topics such as project management, rapid prototype testing, financials, pitch rehearsals, as well as personal and team strength training. The Seed program addresses a startups key milestone in the journey of growth, focusing on marketing channels and enhanced customer experience. Lastly, Series A is an in-depth program, helping advanced startups refine their strategy, internal processes, and external customer experience to ready them for the next stage of growth.
Sheraa, a non-profit government organization, is headquartered at the American University of Sharjah and hosts a thriving community of ambitious entrepreneurs. The second Sheraa hub, launched in September 2018, is located at the University of Sharjah.
Since its’ inception, Sheraa has successfully built a community of over 7,000 entrepreneurs and ecosystem players. Validated 300+ ideas through the Idea Lab and graduated over 70 start-ups from the programs. In
addition, Sheraa start-ups have generated over $19 million in revenue and raised over $14 million in investment.
For more information, please visit - https://sheraa.ae/
Mindvalley is the world’s leading personal growth education company with a mission to teach wisdom and trans-formational ideas that our education system ignores. We are creating a more conscious and connected world by teaching people how to become the greatest version of themselves while doing good for the planet. Mindvalley’s learning platform, called ‘Quest’, introduces a new way of learning that creates 5x better results in human trans-formation by combining leading technology with great storytelling, brilliant teachers, learning theory and community interaction. Mindvalley’s international community spans 100 countries and 10 million followers across its media channels and engages nearly half-a-million students on the Mindvalley learning platform each year.
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