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Dubai Lessons

Dubai Lessons

By Boris Grozev
Dubai Lessons offers value by sharing interesting insights in various areas including fintech, business development, investment and healthy lifestyle. Dubai is a melting pot of different cultures that offers unique opportunities to meet exceptional people and learn from them. The host, Boris e is fintech executive and entrepreneur by heart. He has helped number of businesses grow.
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Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - Future of finance, the voice of Africa
In this episode Boris is hosting Mark Kamugisha for a chat exploring the fintech innovation happening in Africa. The conversation starts around the concepts with defining the concepts of value and money. We than explain how technology is changing the way value is transmitted. Mark gives practical examples of the current innovation happening in Africa. Examples that can be used for sure elsewhere. There is a post that you can use to find more about the numbers and companies mentioned. At the end of the conversation he shares three lessons he has learned from his experiences as a banker in London, senior director in across Africa and an EA for a US based technology firm that can be applied to help you succeed. 
May 9, 2020
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - What are the three big tech opportunities in Africa? Sum Up
In this episode Boris is speaking to Thomas Alemayehu, a renown expert on Sub Saharian Africa.  In a lovely sitting insight of D1 Tower in Dubai we discuss how African companies are innovating and become competitive in the tech and fintech space. Thommy shares his experiences from across the continent. Three key interesting opportunities worth looking at become apparent. The conversation becomes even more interesting when Thommy explains how big finance is fueling growth and innovation. Three key take aways on Africa and fintech you must listen to. Thanks for listening and please do let me know what you think,
February 8, 2020
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - Why would you chose Bulgaria as a place to invest or reside?
In this episode, I am looking at why someone would chose Bulgaria as an investment and residence destination. I do some comments on a publication which has originally appeared here. There are few examples of people who have done such a move. They include the story of a French guy who runs the international sales for Historical Park, a British entrepreneur and much more. Few of the advantages discussed include the the low taxation environment, the Bulgarian start up ecosystem as well as the economy, the nature and much more. Happy listening and reading. Let me know what you think. 
December 12, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - What is the mindset shift driving fintech innovation?
In this episode I am joined by a the author of "Investing on the Shoulders of Giants: How I made 100% in a year in the Stockmarket" Nigel Pope. In a lovely sitting outside in Jumeirah Beach in Dubai (yes you can hear that) we discuss what is the mindset shift occurring in financial markets and what are the reasons for innovation we have witnessed over the last couple of years. Nigel shares few tips on investing as well as few insides on what are the challenges solved by his latest venture 55EastFX. Inspiring conversation that pushed me to research a little more the mindset topic and share few other facts. Thanks for listening and please do let me know what you think, 
December 5, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - How to reach a deal with a Russian?
On today’s episode of Dubai Lessons we discuss what is like to deal with Russians and how you can reach a deal. Especially useful for people coming to live in Dubai as there is about half a million of them...
April 24, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - How to invest in classic cars? First Steps
After having a discussion with my friend Jean François a wealth expert speaking on the Middle East Investments Summit about classic car investment decided to share the main points of our discussion. Happy listening and thank you.
April 24, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - How to invest in watches? Your first steps
In this episode we continue exploring alternatives forms of investment. We look closely at the intersection between a personal passion and investment, which ultimately bring financial independence.  We discuss what makes a watch an investable asset. We discuss the characteristics of investment in watches. Also, we look at ways of investing in watches. Finally, there is a tip on where to buy a good every day watch at a reasonable price. Thanks for listening and let me know what you think.
April 9, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - Financial freedom, step one top 5 readings
In that episode we discuss the concept of financial freedom. What it is ? How it can be achieved? Also, we look at step one of the process and Boris is sharing his top five reading titles tat can motivate you to achieve financial freedom. 
April 8, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - 5 easy steps to social selling
In this episode we discuss what’s is social selling and how you can use it to create credibility, engage with your customers and eventually close more deals. The same technique applies for entrepreneurs, business owners, students, investors and many others who are willing to gain exposure and get involved with something of their choice. Happy listening. Looking forward to hearing what you think.
April 8, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - How to prep for a mile race in 30 days?
What is the relationship between physical fitness and on the job performance? Are fitter people better performing better in sales and financial services? All that and how to prep for a mile race in 30 days on Dubai on the block this week. Enjoy and share.
March 17, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - Why do we follow someone’s content?
Today we are trying to understand why do we follow someone s content. Personally, I am looking for value. I am also doing my best to offer value on
February 8, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - Real Estate investment in Sofia Bulgaria, is it really investable?
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev on the block goes to one of "the Motherlands"  Bulgaria. We look in detail on the numbers behind the recent real estate boom in Sofia. We share experiences about investing  in Bulgaria as well as we share some hard facts about the economy, the business cycle and real estate investment there. Visit for the whole in depth analysis and the powerpoint presentation that I did for the our family owned company before we took a decision whether to invest in the Bulgarian capital this year.
January 16, 2019
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev: Blockchain 1-1 with Allen Wazny
Allen Wazny is a dear friend of mine. Former CFO, he left his full time job about a year ago to become a full time advisory role to companies innovating by using blockchain technology. Really good episode where we discuss what are implications of blockchain technology in finance and transportation. 
June 8, 2018
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - What it is this podcast about?
So ... So... What is Dubai on the Block?
June 8, 2018
Dubai Lessons with Boris Grozev - Rule number one
Rule number one - focus
May 27, 2018