Society & Culture
The Dubai Wave Podcast’s influential Season 3 continues with a riveting conversation with one of Dubai's ultimate business insiders! Thrilled to present our world exclusive with Natalia Sycheva, Manager of Entrepreneurship at the famous Dubai Chamber - and the indefatigable firebrand brand behind the Dubai Startup Hub!
Produced by Dr. Spencer Striker, Digital Media Professor at the American University in Dubai, the show is created with the help of a talented student production team at AUD.
Entrepreneurship expert, Natalia Sycheva, is managing entrepreneurship strategy 2021 for the Dubai Chamber.
Program portfolio includes startup fund, MarketAccess (B2B) for startups, startup business advocacy, entrepreneurship education, and the truly innovative Dubai Startup Hub initiative.
Through partnership with public sector counterparts, industry leaders locally and internationally, fostering development of innovative private sector of Dubai. Before transitioning to public sector Natalia was in charge of developing industry programs for Deloitte Middle East. In her role she provided strategic, analytical, and operational leadership to develop and implement cross-functional strategies to effectively serve firm's clients and grow Deloitte's businesses in the region.
Additionally, Natalia is a Fulbright Scholar, with two masters degrees in International Finance and History. She is the author of numerous publications in the fields of government decision-making process, trade and energy policies. Her insights were presented at both national and international conferences including the World Energy Congress. And she is one of the most passionate, articulate experts on the past, present, and future of Dubai's promising startup scene!
About the Dubai Wave Podcast
The concept with Dubai Wave is to look at big picture Dubai. Each episode focuses on a unique topic, such as Dubai Fitness; Dubai Social Media; Dubai Food Scene; Dubai Music, etc., with the goal to illuminate a 360-degree viewpoint of all the exciting things happening here, the gem of the Middle East. The impressive guest list to date includes the founder of Dubai’s most influential MMA gym, Tam Khan (Dubai MMA); successful entrepreneur, Anas Bukhash (Dubai Entrepreneurship); the editor of What’s On Dubai, Laura Coughlin (Dubai Magazines); the host of Virgin Radio Dubai, Brent Black, (Dubai Radio); and the first Emirati filmmaker to achieve International acclaim and standing, Ali F. Mostafa, (Dubai Film). Previously, Dr. Striker, with help from talented Digital Media and MBRSC students, launched a successful podcast called Digital Media & Tech in Dubai, focused on the Dubai tech industry, with eight episodes to date, featuring some of Dubai’s most exciting digital thought leaders.
Spencer Striker, PhD, Digital Media professor at the American University in Dubai
& Eyad Al Shaar, Digital Media Student at AUD
Natalia V. Sycheva of the Dubai Startup Hub
Natalia's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nsycheva
Produced by: Dina Bashaireh, AUD Digital Media student
Kristine Khachatryan, AUD Digital Media student
Audio engineering by:
AUD Digital Media’s own Anil Mathew James
Special thanks to the AUD Marcom Team.
Ep 19: Dubai Style, ft. Shahd Al Jumaily
Ep 18: Dubai TV, ft. Shahad Ballan
Ep 17: Dubai Fitness, ft. SAL
Ep 16: Dubai Hip Hop, ft. Big Hass & Jamil Jabbour
Ep 15: Dubai DJs, ft. Saif and Sound
Ep 14: Dubai DJs, ft. Timothy Knight & Mr. Levier
Ep 12: Dubai Art World, ft. eL Seed & Afra Atiq
Ep 11: Dubai Digital Influencing, ft. Khalid Al Ameri
Ep 10: Dubai Filmmaking, ft. Ali F. Mostafa
Ep 9: Dubai Podcasters, ft. Dukkan and the Learning Curve
Ep 8: Anas Bukhash, Dubai Entrepreneurship, Part 2
Ep 7: Saleh Al Braik, Dubai Entrepreneurship, Part 1
Ep 6: Dubai Foodies - FoodeMag dxb & KeepEATreal
Ep 5: Dubai Tech - Ray Dargham
Ep 4: Dubai Radio - Brent Black
Ep 3: Art Dubai - Myrna Ayad
Ep 2: Dubai What's On - Laura Coughlin
Ep 1: Dubai MMA - Tam Khan