Give Back to the Community
Start Local is a portal that aims to serve as a one
single point of access to promote, educates and
empowers locally owned independent businesses,
organizations and citizens. From starting and running
to growing the business, Align with the ministries to
give the right information about rules, regulations and
investments, create awareness to the importance of
buying local and how it can serve Qatar economy.
Support all activities and events and promote it on the
To grow a strong local economy and thriving
community, highlight the unique character of Qatar
and advocate for prosperity for all.
We are committed to strengthening our local
economy through businesses that value the people in
our community, the health of our environment and the
power of collaboration.
“ I am addressing you to emphasize that Qatar
needs every one of you to build its economy
and protect its security.”
- HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani
What We Do
We’re the movement that’s in your place
we walked in your footsteps and now we
are here for you. StartLocal shares reliable
resources and opportunities to the
businesses and organizations in our
network. If you need a hand ﬁnding the
right service provider, or you’re running
into issues and don’t know how to start ,
market and hire or anything else,
we’re here to help.
We provides businesses and
organizations with the tools and
resources to run a better business
and it connects with other business
and potential customers. Through
workshops, innovative approaches,
and networking events aimed to give
the skills needed to grow your
business and grow your network.
We Create awareness to the importance of supporting
locally-owned businesses and private sector and help
connect them to local options. StartLocal is working
to on a loyalty program and cash back rewards for
starting local and using local aligning the program
with banks, airlines, hospitality and others to
encourage citizens and residents.
We help you increase revenues by increasing your sales
through our e-commerce platform. Fund and market your
project through our crowd fundraising program and
platform .Find the right investment through our through
our consulting team.
If you’re a local business running
into any barrier to success our
door is always open.
We bond by helping local businesses securing
exclusive o ers and opportunities. Market their
business which include co-marketing, advertising
discounts, community discounts, and ﬁnding the
right vendor or service provider from our
Working together as one will beneﬁt our
business and grow our local economy .
Why We Should
One voice can make a change,
One voice can change the world.
Help us make a change!
• Build a strong local economy
• Protect our sovereignty
• Community well-being
• Environmental Sustainability
• Product Diversity
It takes one to start the movement
• Local Decision-Making
• Support local entrepreneur
• Increase wealth of the Local economy
• Keeping Qatari wealth in Qatar
• Create jobs and opportunities
Local is where you Live,
Work and Grow.
Be a part of the biggest movement
that will support Qatar’s local economy
and global position.
spend at a local business,
45 Dirhams is reinvested
spent at an international
business, 15 Dirhams is
reinvested in Qatar.
Qatar Local is the New Global.
Join the Movement and
be a Local Hero.
“I am addressing you to emphasize that
Qatar needs every one of you to build its
economy and protect its security”
H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Get Vocal about Local.
Take The Pledge and
Follow Us on Social Media Platform
Add Start Local Qatar frames to your
proﬁle photos on social media
Go to Facebook frames or visit our
website www.startlocalqatar.com and
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Why Register Your Business with
Start Local Qdirectory
• Gain exposure and create customer loyalty
• Promote and market your business
• Increase your sales and revenues
• Get access to all events that support Qatar economy
• Get discounts and o ers for your business
• Get information on investment and government
support that can beneﬁt your business
• Our business consultant will help you grow your business
• Get free access to workshops by experts
• Be the ﬁrst to be informed of networking opportunities
and business to business o ers within our Community
How Startlocal Can beneﬁt
• Free consultancy
• Free advertising
• Free social media mentions and sponsored ads
• Discounts and deals from start local community
• Drive potential sales
• Workshops and training
• Start your company, grow your company and take it global
I Support and I will Start Local to grow
Qatar’s economy and community.
How to register
Local businesses invest 3x more QR back into
the community that international business.
• Fill the registration form for free
• Share your story
• Create an o er that works for your business,
one that creates customer loyalty and
tempts new customers to discover you.
• Follow us on social media
• Take the pledge of supporting
Qatar local economy
Criteria to Register
Ownership Owned Qatari Citizen
Decision Marking Qatari citizen is Responsible
for own decisions regarding
marketing, operations, and
Registered As a Local /private organization in Qatar
Franchises must be headquartered in Qatar.
We wouldn’t be anywhere without the
help of Qatar’s community
Special thanks and warm appreciation
to our local heroes and partners