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Hamdan International Photography Award Launches World’s Coolest Winter Photography Competition

Entrepreneurial Nation’s Startup Competition Attracts 1200 Participants

The Ministry of Economy announced the results of the final round of the Startup Leap competition, which was launched in November 2021 under the...

Saudi Arabia Unveils More than US$6.4 Billion in Technology, Startup Investment

Saudi Aramco Ventures launches US$1 billion Prosperity7 fund for transformative start-ups STC to invest US$1 billion in MENA HUB to create regional center for cloud...
Wasta Launches First AI-Based Professional Matchmaking Platform in MENA

First AI-Based Professional Matchmaking Platform Launched in MENA

Wasta launches to help make stronger professional connections across MENA and to support the start-up ecosystem Wasta is an invite-only platform that helps founders, entrepreneurs,...
Encubay Launches in Dubai to Enable More Women Founders, Experts, and Investors Globally

Encubay Dubai to Enable More Women Founders, Experts, Investors

After speaking to 1000+ women globally and facilitating 10,000+ business interactions, India’s diversity focused network, launches its first global chapter in Dubai India based Encubay,...
The Pearl Initiative, a leading non-profit organization which fosters corporate governance transparency in the Gulf region, launched a pilot series for ‘Governance in Tech’.

Pearl Initiative, Letswork Launch Pilot Series on Corporate Governance for Tech...

With over $1 billion invested in MENA startups in 2020, there is a greater opportunity for startups to access more capital by strengthening their...

Digital Health Startups Receive Over $4.6 Billion in Q3 2020, Thrice...

The year 2020 is set to be a banner industry for investments in the digital health industry. From Q1 to Q3, the sector has...

New $60m Venture Capital Fund to Invest in 120 MENA Startups

$60 million fund will invest in 120 early-stage tech startups across MENA region Focus sectors include FinTech, HealthTech and EduTech amid anticipated post-COVID tech boom A...

Dubai Economy, noon.com Create Online Programme to Support Emirati DED Trader...

Dubai Economy has partnered with noon.com, the region’s leading homegrown digital marketplace, to connect local startups that have a Dubai Economy’s DED Trader license...

UAE, Bahrain Rise in World’s Top 100 Startup Destinations Ranking

The UAE and Bahrain have ranked among the 100 top destinations for startups around the world, according to a new study by StartupBlink. The research...

Dubai Sees 179% Increase in DED Trader Licences in Q1 2020

‘DED Trader’ licence sees strong interest with online business and e-Commerce growing 5,353 DED Traders already conducting diverse businesses online and on social...

Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai 2nd Cohort Raises $2.8m; Signs over 40 Proof...

Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai’s second cohort has completed its accelerator program featuring 10 start-ups from the UAE, Singapore, USA, India, Finland, Egypt, Uzbekistan, South Africa,...

Dubai Future Foundation Launches ‘One Million Arab Coders’ COVID-19 Hackathon

Dubai Future Foundation, DFF, has launched the "One Million Arab Coders" COVID-19 Hackathon to engage Arab coders from around the world to develop innovative...

Dubai Launches New Initiative to Attract Innovators

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum launches initiative to attract innovators to Dubai Targets 25,000 startups worldwide that are looking at Dubai...

Wamda Launches State of Pre-Seed Startups in Mena Report

Wamda, the Middle East region's leading startup ecosystem enabler, has launched 'The state of the pre-seed startups in Mena' report in collaboration with STEP Conference, the...

Giant Leaps Forward for Future World Capital of the New Economy

The Government of Dubai kicked off the new year with announcements on major plans for global promotion strategies for the emirate as an investment...

Ministry of Economy Plans for SME Sector For the Year 2020

The plan includes training programs to empower entrepreneurs; new channels to connect with global and regional markets; and extensive participations in specialized exhibitions The...

Dubai SME and FAB Join Efforts to Facilitate Receivable Financing for...

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Fund (MBRF) of Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai Economy mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector,...

Dubai Future Accelerators to Pick New Cohort of Innovative Startups

Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA), an initiative of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) and the Government of Dubai, is once again scouting new talent from among...