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Entrepreneurship

All of the Firm’s programmes focus on empowering the future generation with the right set of skills and knowledge that will help them cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit and build a better future for themselves and those around them.


Youth Training and Knowledge Transfer

Gulf Capital collaborates with Emirates Foundation on meaningful initiatives, with a clear focus on the young generation of the region, using the three pillars of training, education and entrepreneurship. This partnership assists Emirati youth find the right training programmes in most appropriate companies, hasten their professional and personal development and contribute to the growth of private business in the UAE. Over the past eight years Emirates Foundation has built a vibrant and diversified portfolio. Through its programmes focused on social inclusion; community engagement; leadership and empowerment, the Foundation has empowered thousands of young people to make positive contributions to their communities.

The Firm has also supported the Higher Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi Career Fair. The event attracted over 700 students and graduates with over 250 opportunities available, hosting over forty private and government organisations.

Awards

Gulf Capital has been recognised by the Managing Director of Emirates Foundation, His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, for the Firm’s long-standing partnership with the Foundation and for its continuous support to the Foundation’s programmes.

The Award, which was organised under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Foundation, was given to Gulf Capital at a special ceremony and in the presence of an elite group of regional and international executives from the private and public sectors.

The Firm's social responsibility programme also earned it recognition from the Arab Organisation for Corporate Social Responsibility. Gulf Capital received the Golden Award of Excellence in CSR from the Organisation. This award recognises outstanding efforts by public and private sectors organisations which have created a positive impact on their communities through their proactive social responsibility programmes in the Arab World.

Entrepreneurship Support

SMEs are the bloodline of the regional economy and many of the region's largest conglomerates and family businesses started originally as small businesses. In 2012, Gulf Capital and MEED launched an Awards programme to celebrate successful entrepreneurs who were able to build and manage admired businesses in the UAE.

Hundreds of businesses take part in the programme every year. Winners represent a diverse range of businesses from different commercial sectors, which demonstrated outstanding performance, innovation and growth.

Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF)

In support of Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation’s (ADMAF) commitment to education, Gulf Capital has become official ‘Education Partner’ of the Foundation’s Abu Dhabi Festival since 2012, and that pledge continues to date. Gulf Capital helps drive the Abu Dhabi Festival’s deep and long-standing tradition of investing in innovative, world-class, educational outreach initiatives to inspire and nurture the next generation across the UAE. The Festival’s Education Programme provides multiple opportunities for children, young people and adults to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of the arts and culture, ignite their creativity and expand their horizons.

Abu Dhabi Festival is an inspiring international platform for young Emirati talent where they can get exposure to world-class artists while showcasing the magnificence of the UAE’s heritage. Gulf Capital’s association with the Festival reflects our commitment to contribute to the development of our youth. Gulf Capital and Emirates Foundation will allow us to reach the youth of this nation and to help them reach their full potential.

Emirates Foundation was established in April 2005 under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, with the purpose of assisting people, institutions, and community organisations that contribute to the nation’s long-term progress and sustainability.

 
 
 
 
 

Fraud Alert

Fraud Alert - Important alert to Gulf Capital Investors,Shareholders, the Financial Services Community and the Public

Fraudsters are engaging in a fraudulent email and website scams whereby websites and communications are targeting members of the public and potential investors (victims) by fraudulently using the identity of legitimate members of Gulf Capital's Executive team or Gulf Capital's Board of Directors to solicit investments and other dealings, without authority, and for a malicious purpose. Neither Gulf Capital's Chief Executive Officer nor any members of its Board of Directors or other members of its Executive team have made any offers for investment partnership or other dealings through these channels and the names, and identities of such individuals are being used illegally and without their consent.

Gulf Capital and its management have taken and will continue to take legal action against anyone found misusing Gulf Capital's name or the names or identities of any members of the Board of Directors of Gulf Capital or Gulf Capital's Executive team illegally or without consent for whatever reason.

Report Scams

We invite you to immediately contact fraud-detection@gulfcapital.com* if any of the following occur:

  1. You have received any unsolicited correspondence or investment advice or you think you have been contacted in relation to a possible scam (whether by telephone, email or courier) by sources fraudulently impersonating Gulf Capital's Board of Directors or any members of Gulf Capital's Executive team.
  2. You have received notice from anyone outside of Gulf Capital informing you or raising concern regarding the fact that they may have been contacted by any sources fraudulently impersonating Gulf Capital's Board of Directors or any members of Gulf Capital's Executive team.
  3. You have received any communications referencing any of Gulf Capital's Board of Directors that you consider are suspicious or which you are not sure how to respond to.
  4. You have any concerns about the authenticity of any website passing itself off as a website operated by Gulf Capital or referencing the names and identities of the Board of Directors of Gulf Capital or any of its Executive team without authority.
*Note: When forwarding suspicious e-mails to fraud-detection@gulfcapital.com:
  1. Do not modify the original subject line or contents enclosed, and do not include any personal or confidential information.
  2. Forward the full internet headers of any suspicious emails to fraud-detection@gulfcapital.com before deleting as this information willhelp Gulf Capital to track the true origin of the correspondence. The internet headers can be found through your e-mail system from within the e-mail. For example, in Microsoft Outlook, you can find the internet headers by opening the e-mail, then choosing "View" and "Options". Depending on the e-mail system that you use, the process for locating the internet headers will vary. We recommend you either copy and paste the internet header and message into a new e-mail or scan the e-mail and full headers and send as a PDF attachment to ensure it is received by fraud-detection@gulfcapital.com.

Protect Yourself

  1. We recommend that you avoid getting into a conversation with any fraudsters or revealingany personal or identifying information, but you should endeavor to record thepurported name of the person and organisation along with any other information they give you (e.g., telephone number, address etc.) and then forward all such information to fraud-detection@gulfcapital.com.
  2. You should obtain independent legal and financial and professional advice before handing over any funds or entering into any agreements in relation to such solicitations.
  3. We recommend that you not respond or open any attachments or links associated with any suspicious e-mails.
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