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Youth Entrepreneurship Support Initiative

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YESI is the youth initiative, recently introduced by CBFS with the objectives of building and nurturing future Entrepreneurs in designing viable business model; including market strategies, communication skills, funding techniques, team development, and startup business. YESI Initiative offers its supports to all CBFS future businesspersons. 

This group is for students and alumni of YESI.

My Mujtama - Site Improvement Ideas

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This group is your area to provide feedback on changes, updates and improvements you would like to see to My Mujtama. Please don't be shy, My Mujtama will only be as good as the feedback you provide! 

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Business Growth

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Growing a business is exciting but not without its challenges. This group is the place for OmanSMEs to share knowledge and hacks for building a business in Oman.

Managing Investors

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Whether its friends and family or one of Oman's many financial providers, managing the investment of funds in your company made by others requires skill and no small amount of finesse.

This group is to help #OmanSMEs learn how to manage the expectations of investors as well as deliver on your commitments.

The Lounge

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As a young entrepreneur, you need a place that inspires you yet, at the same time, feels like home. A place to chill, dream big or get energized by your peers.

The Lounge is the hip new hangout for Omani youth seeking a place to explore big ideas and challenge each other as they create the new face of Oman.

Part-time Entrepreneurship

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Having a day job and starting a business on the side is the preferred approach for many SMEs, not just Omani entrepreneurs. A steady pay cheque and lower risk are compelling reasons to take this approach.

This group is for part-time entrepreneurs to discuss the challenges of growing their business and to find like-minded SMEs to share the journey with.

Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 will prove to be Oman's best GEW project yet with all stakeholders new and old, coming together to give you a week you won't soon forget! 

Download GEW 2015 events calendar by clicking on the links below:

English: https://drive.google.com/a/startupoman.om/file/d/0B2nya19UhAh5dURjbzNaOTY0SVE/view?usp=sharing

Arabic: coming

Financial Acumen

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The Central Bank of Oman is strongly urging Oman SMEs to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards. How do you feel about that?

This Group is for SMEs and stakeholders to debate the necessity of improved financial practices for the entreprneurial sector. 

Entrepreneur's Glossary - Common Words and Acronyms

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A list of common words, phrases and terms associated with entrepreneurship. 

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Fear of Failure

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One of the hardest things to come to grips with as an SME is the fear of failure. We get it! Fortunately, being part of a bigger community who are walking that mile in your shoes, helps steady the nerves.

This forum is your place to share the stuff that scares you, get support from your peers and come together to keep us all moving forward!