Dr Nasser Saidi comments about the main challenge of SMEs in the region. There is a lack of access to long term finance. Small Medium Enterprise growth depends on banking and the financial sector, venture capital, micro-credit, crowd funding and investment.
Dr Nasser Saidi talks about corporate governance being critical because it brings a level of confidence to investors and improves company performance. There has been a push in the UAE to further advance and promote the adoption of best corporate governance practice. Regulators and government authorities have become more aware of governance. There are now [...]
Dr. Nasser Saidi talks about how SMEs can expand by crowd investing. It allows investors to invest directly into a company without going through financial intermediaries. Crowd Investing is a form of democratic capitalism with a community that can support young entrepreneurs and businesses rather than anonymous investors. The goal is to make it easier [...]