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1 August 2019

The scent of entrepreneurship

The scent of entrepreneurship

Perfumes are an integral part of Arab culture,” says Mohammed Rashid Al-Matwi, the 25 year-old Founder and CEO of ‘The Perfume Factory’ in Qatar, and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation (QF) partner university. “In fact, the relationship between perfumes and this region goes back to at least 5000 years. In Qatar, the number of shops and home-based businesses that sell perfumes in malls and souqs is proof of this.

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