Introducing The Radical Contemporary Podcast x Alserkal Avenue podcast mini-series in collaboration with Alserkal Avenue and hosted by Radical Contemporary founder Nour Hassan. This series of 6 episodes spotlights the risk-taking entrepreneurs who have molded and shaped the culture and community at Alserkal Avenue, across the MENA region and beyond. We share the unique stories of 6 founders from multidisciplinary backgrounds who chose Alserkal as their home, and through challenging convention and pioneering in their respective fields, have shifted the status quo.
Episode 1: CRANK
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to the founders of workout space and community CRANK based in Dubai at Alserkal Avenue with another facility in Abu Dhabi.
The four founders of CRANK are Ken Calleja, Kourosh Dara, Sami Hakim and Nuno Costa. Nour speaks to Kourosh, Sami and Nuno about the journey of building a brand rooted in passion, the regional fitness industry and how CRANK broke the mold, the struggles and triumphs of entrepreneurship and closing Alserkal Avenue as their flagship location.
For more information visit @crank.uae on Instagram to check out their class offerings.