In an exciting development for the burgeoning fashion scene in Qatar, Workinton Qatar, a globally connected, innovation and community-driven coworking hub, has joined forces with Scale7, the first fashion and design business incubator in Qatar. The strategic alliance aims to empower aspiring fashion entrepreneurs – “Fashionpreneurs” – with a robust platform to fuel their success.
Founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) in partnership with M7, Scale7 is a leading force in supporting the creative industry in the country. Together with Workinton Qatar, also a Resident Partner in Qatar Museum’s M7, they are ideally positioned to significantly impact the regional fashion industry and streamline the process for emerging Fashionpreneurs, enabling them to establish and expand their brands within Qatar’s thriving creative sector.
Commenting on the monumental partnership, Megha Sharma, Community Lead at Workinton, said, “This partnership with Scale7 represents a remarkable opportunity to combine our strengths and resources, providing the foundation for fashion entrepreneurs in Qatar to flourish. By offering cutting-edge tools, invaluable connections, and unwavering support, we’re confident these creative talents can succeed in the highly competitive global fashion landscape.”
Workinton Qatar will provide tailored office spaces, PRO services for establishing Trade Licenses, and access to an extensive community of like-minded professionals as part of the collaboration. Additionally, Fashionpreneurs will enjoy exclusive access to custom events and workshops designed to meet the unique needs of the fashion industry, provided by Workinton and its esteemed partners.
On this occasion, Ms. Aysha Khalifa Al Romaihi, Project Manager of Scale7, said “By joining forces with Workinton Qatar, we can harness our collective expertise and resources to offer unparalleled support to Fashionpreneurs. This collaboration is an essential step in our journey to transform Qatar into a global fashion and design powerhouse. Together, we will enable innovative, commercially viable brands to emerge, fostering the diversification of Qatar’s economy and cementing its status as a leader in the creative industry.” This momentous partnership reflects the unwavering dedication of Workinton Qatar and Scale7 to nurturing innovation and fostering the growth of Qatar’s fashion startup ecosystem. Through their collaborative efforts, they aim to create a wealth of opportunities for the next generation of fashion entrepreneurs that will transform unique fashion and design concepts into viable commercial brands.