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Showtime, Hydra to launch international business reality series

CANNES: Hydra Properties, a leading Abu Dhabi-based international real estate company, has teamed up with Showtime Arabia and Infinity TV to launch a new reality-TV series, The Hydra Executives.

This series invites 16 would-be entrepreneurs, 8 Americans and 8 Brits to Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates to compete against each other whereby at the end of the 15 week competition one winner will be entitled to get his business venture funded to the tune of $1,000,000.

"Its entertainment, but of a different kind," said the show’s founder and host Dr Sulaiman Al Fahim, CEO of Hydra Properties.

"The show will further emphasize Hydra’s association with innovation and leadership in the UAE and the International real estate development arena. The show will aim to educate and entertain, while simultaneously tapping international entrepreneurial talent to start their real estate venture in the richest and fastest growing development market in the world, Abu Dhabi," Dr Suleiman added.

Selected contestants will fly to Abu Dhabi where they will spend their first two weeks in boot camp to learn the art of the real estate deal and how to identify various playing fields. Following this, they will be split into two mixed teams to compete in real estate business assignments for a three month period.

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