Talks

The Cognitive Future of Cities

Imagine a future where you no longer have to think about how to respond to an email, research a new market, analyse an annual report, recommend a strategy for the next quarter, or plan the…

The Cognitive Future of Cities

Imagine a future where you no longer have to think about how to respond to an email, research a new market, analyse an annual report, recommend a strategy for the next quarter, or plan the…

Live Tweeting: Arab Social Media Influencers Summit 2015

Team Xische will be live tweeting from the #ArabSMIS. Follow our tweets and the conversation by reading the tweets below. Don’t miss out on the insightful talks by the creator of the #hashtag, the lady …

Live Tweeting: Arab Social Media Influencers Summit 2015

Team Xische will be live tweeting from the #ArabSMIS. Follow our tweets and the conversation by reading the tweets below. Don’t miss out on the insightful talks by the creator of the #hashtag, the lady …

Live Tweeting: 2015 UAE #GovtSummit

Listening to Kevin Kelly, founder of @WIRED talking about the future of Internet of Things. https://t.co/a4j77F6g7S #GovSummit

— Xische & Co. (@Xische) February 9, 2015

“Data about your customers is as valuable as your customers.”—Kevin …

Live Tweeting: 2015 UAE #GovtSummit

Listening to Kevin Kelly, founder of @WIRED talking about the future of Internet of Things. https://t.co/a4j77F6g7S #GovSummit

— Xische & Co. (@Xische) February 9, 2015

“Data about your customers is as valuable as your customers.”—Kevin …

Business in a City Named Dubai

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to share his experience running businesses in the Middle East by International Referral Conference in Dubai last month. The audience was bound to be sceptical, given it was almost …

Business in a City Named Dubai

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to share his experience running businesses in the Middle East by International Referral Conference in Dubai last month. The audience was bound to be sceptical, given it was almost …

5 Lessons at #FFWDDXB

1) Too many hashtags spoil the broth.

One hashtag per event can generate the ‘viral’ buzz. Yes, we said it: #VIRAL. The more the hashtag is used – the more likely it is to trend …

5 Lessons at #FFWDDXB

1) Too many hashtags spoil the broth.

One hashtag per event can generate the ‘viral’ buzz. Yes, we said it: #VIRAL. The more the hashtag is used – the more likely it is to trend …

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller from Danish Farhan

We were asked by the Digital Tourism Think Tank from London to deliver a keynote at the first Yahoo! Digital Tourism Campus Dubai at MAKE Business …

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller

Confessions of a Brand Dubai Storyteller from Danish Farhan

We were asked by the Digital Tourism Think Tank from London to deliver a keynote at the first Yahoo! Digital Tourism Campus Dubai at MAKE Business …

Panel: To Tweet or Not to Tweet

UBIK, Alexander McNabb & Danish Farhan at the Pavilion panel talk.

When I first joined “social media,” Facebook was just over a year old. I was more excited about my .edu email address than my …

Panel: To Tweet or Not to Tweet

UBIK, Alexander McNabb & Danish Farhan at the Pavilion panel talk.

When I first joined “social media,” Facebook was just over a year old. I was more excited about my .edu email address than my …

Video: How Xische was founded with $3,339

SMEInfo is one of the definitive SME portals in the Middle East, featuring inspiring entrepreneurial stories of the UAE. Our founder Danish Farhan was invited to join their Business Mentor panel and share his experience …

Video: How Xische was founded with $3,339

SMEInfo is one of the definitive SME portals in the Middle East, featuring inspiring entrepreneurial stories of the UAE. Our founder Danish Farhan was invited to join their Business Mentor panel and share his experience …

The Debate: Philanthropy vs Social Enterprise

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to host a panel last night for Acumen Fund–one of the world’s most innovative non-profit venture funds that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Entitled …

The Debate: Philanthropy vs Social Enterprise

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to host a panel last night for Acumen Fund–one of the world’s most innovative non-profit venture funds that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Entitled …

Xische at the UAE Apps Masterclass

Last night, the Shelter hosted an insightful gathering of app-minded individuals in Dubai. Three stories from UAE-based app designers and developers were showcased in pitch sessions of 10 minutes each. On the other side of …

Xische at the UAE Apps Masterclass

Last night, the Shelter hosted an insightful gathering of app-minded individuals in Dubai. Three stories from UAE-based app designers and developers were showcased in pitch sessions of 10 minutes each. On the other side of …

7½ Lessons From Designyatra 2012

(This blog post originally appeared on danishfarhan.com by our CEO).

Back in Dubai after attending Kyoorius Designyatra 2012–an alarmingly inspiring event that bridges the divide between the popular irrelevance of design as a concept, and …

7½ Lessons From Designyatra 2012

(This blog post originally appeared on danishfarhan.com by our CEO).

Back in Dubai after attending Kyoorius Designyatra 2012–an alarmingly inspiring event that bridges the divide between the popular irrelevance of design as a concept, and …

Danish Farhan presents at The Internet Show 2012

Measuring Social Media ROI from Danish Farhan

Our CEO Danish was asked to present a keynote on how ROI is measured for social media. He jumped at the opportunity because he believes asking to measure …

Danish Farhan presents at The Internet Show 2012

Measuring Social Media ROI from Danish Farhan

Our CEO Danish was asked to present a keynote on how ROI is measured for social media. He jumped at the opportunity because he believes asking to measure …

The Case for Digital Startups

This post was published on The Shelter’s blog and was authored by Mary Ames. Download the full report here.

In September, Shelter Dubai hosted a panel discussion with regional experts in online business in the …

The Case for Digital Startups

This post was published on The Shelter’s blog and was authored by Mary Ames. Download the full report here.

In September, Shelter Dubai hosted a panel discussion with regional experts in online business in the …

Mentoring at Startup Weekend Dubai 2011

We’re super excited to have witnessed Dubai’s first Startup Weekend–featuring an incredible bunch of entrepreneurs from the city under one roof for 54-hours. Our CEO Danish was invited to mentor selected teams to define, refine …

Mentoring at Startup Weekend Dubai 2011

We’re super excited to have witnessed Dubai’s first Startup Weekend–featuring an incredible bunch of entrepreneurs from the city under one roof for 54-hours. Our CEO Danish was invited to mentor selected teams to define, refine …

Xische at The Luxury Forum

Update on November 3, 2010 – Danish speaking at the conference.

Our chief Danish Farhan will be speaking at The Luxury Forum in Dubai this afternoon. As a take-home kit, he wants to share a …

Xische at The Luxury Forum

Update on November 3, 2010 – Danish speaking at the conference.

Our chief Danish Farhan will be speaking at The Luxury Forum in Dubai this afternoon. As a take-home kit, he wants to share a …

Keynote: Of Banks and Movies in the UAE

Some of you might have attended our CEO Danish Farhan’s keynote yesterday at Social Media World as part of The Internet Show in Abu Dhabi. Danish wanted to share his slides, so here they are. …

Keynote: Of Banks and Movies in the UAE

Some of you might have attended our CEO Danish Farhan’s keynote yesterday at Social Media World as part of The Internet Show in Abu Dhabi. Danish wanted to share his slides, so here they are. …

Xische at the Social Media World ME Conference

Social Media World MENA brings together the region’s leading consumer brands, social networks, and their partners. As consumers open up to new channels, brands across the region are under pressure to develop a social strategy …

Xische at the Social Media World ME Conference

Social Media World MENA brings together the region’s leading consumer brands, social networks, and their partners. As consumers open up to new channels, brands across the region are under pressure to develop a social strategy …

Art Dubai: Weapons of Mass Attraction Talk

Art Dubai is the definitive art fair of the Middle East, bringing collectors, artists and art professionals from across the Middle East and South Asia to our bustling city. We’re big fans and routinely take …

Art Dubai: Weapons of Mass Attraction Talk

Art Dubai is the definitive art fair of the Middle East, bringing collectors, artists and art professionals from across the Middle East and South Asia to our bustling city. We’re big fans and routinely take …

CEO Danish Farhan talks social business on TV

Last night, our CEO and founder Danish Farhan appeared on “Inside Business Report” talking about why there can be no experts on social media — given how recent the phenomenon is, rules are still being …

CEO Danish Farhan talks social business on TV

Last night, our CEO and founder Danish Farhan appeared on “Inside Business Report” talking about why there can be no experts on social media — given how recent the phenomenon is, rules are still being …