Featured on Startup Grind’s stage was Mona Ataya, the founder of Mumzworld, arguably the most productive on-line search engine for jobs in the Middle East, is now functioning to disrupt the nicely-ingrained retail space in the Middle East with the aim of assisting mothers with their maternity, infant and childcare item requirements.
Mona began her profession at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, US, at the age of 20 years right after graduating with a dual honors degree in advertising and finance. She grew in the business and climbed the leadership ladder till 2000 when she began her entrepreneurial journey as the VP of advertising and co-founder of Bayt.com – a notion that quickly proved to be a genuinely revolutionary a single in the area and is right now the biggest and most recognised recruitment website for the MENA area.
Over 50 entrepreneurs, students and young experts joined the occasion at Innovation Factory space in Knowledge Oasis to hear Mona’s story to entrepreneurship. Sharing the largest lessons she’s discovered in enterprise via Bayt.com and Mumzworld, Mona mentioned, “The quantity a single lesson is that excellent teams develop excellent companies. This can by no means be mentioned sufficient occasions. Secondly, often maintain the customer in thoughts. Everything you do ought to be primarily based on the customer’s want.
“If you constantly ask yourself which consumer need can I fulfill, not what competitor can I beat, you won’t have to worry about competition. Lastly, keep your vision on capital, because without that, your company can’t grow.”
Startup Oman co-founder Ali Daud, mentioned, “We are thrilled to function an knowledgeable entrepreneur such as Mona on the Startup Grind stage. Her encounter showcases how to succeed in creating options for difficulties all mothers face, and performing it in a way which highlights influence of her enterprise.
“We hope that her story will inspire Omani entrepreneurs, especially females, to develop solutions that will solve the problems they face by filling true gaps in the market.”
Startup Grind (www.strartupgrind.com) is a worldwide entrepreneurial neighborhood produced up of 400,000 entrepreneurs in 200 cities and 85 nations about the globe. Founded by Derek Anderson in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind educates, inspires and connects entrepreneurs about the globe.
Startup Grind was hosted by Innovation Factory as the occasion companion and Wadi Accelerator as the exclusive sponsor.
Information Source: Muscat Daily