DubaiStartupHub enhances the emirate’s innovation environment


Online platform, jointly launched by Dubai Chamber and IBM , provides integrated services and information for start-up. Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to enhance the innovation environment of the emirate under the umbrella of Dubai Smart City initiative, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with IBM recently launched the DubaiStartupHub an online platform on IBM …

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Dubai Smartpreneur Competition application deadline is May 7

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Competition is launched by Dubai Chamber in cooperation with Smart Dubai Office. The ideas have to be developed on smart economy, smart living, smart mobility, smart governance, smart environment, and smart people. First three winners receive a cash prize and also get the opportunity to join Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme for a year. Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of …

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Sharjah Tatweer Forum organizes interactive seminar titled ‘Women and Entrepreneurship: What’s holding Women Back?’


Sharjah Tatweer Forum recently organized an interactive seminar titled ‘Women and Entrepreneurship: What’s holding women back?’ in collaboration with SAP which attracted several entities that support SME and entrepreneurship projects in Sharjah like Ruwad Establishment, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheraa, and Sharjah Business Women Council. Women entrepreneurs and leaders from the business and investment sectors also attended the …

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Tamkeen and Mowgli Foundation to Launch Entrepreneurial Mentoring Programme

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Tamkeen and Mowgli Foundation have partnered to launch an entrepreneurial mentoring programme to support the growth and development of Bahraini entrepreneurs during a 4-day Kickstart workshop which will start on April 16, 2016. The Kickstart workshop will mark the beginning of a pioneering mentoring Tamkeen programme, currently in its pilot stage, which has been recently accredited by the European Mentoring …

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Masdar Free Zone encouraging entrepreneurship and Abu Dhabi private sector growth

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Masdar City aims to grow its tenant base nearly four-fold by 2020, and to expand the net leasable area available within the Free Zone by around a third (32%) every year over the next four years. Free Zone tenants at Masdar City expected to increase nearly four-fold by 2020. Accelerator 1 office building set to open second quarter of 2017. …

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Facebook highlights tools for MENA entrepreneurs at STEP 2016; Video content sees high adoption rate

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97% of people online in the UAE watch video at least monthly. Participating at the STEP Conference, the Middle East’s largest interactive event for Tech, Digital and Entertainment, Facebook met a diverse mix of entrepreneurial talent successfully growing their business on the platform. Led by Ciaran Quilty, EMEA Director SMB, Facebook who presented a keynote on ‘Brand Building in a …

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BECO Capital Warns Entrepreneurs Against Relinquishing Control Over Their Businesses Too Soon

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BECO Capital , a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today warned young Arab entrepreneurs against relinquishing their businesses to investors too soon, and advised Venture Capital investors to allow promising young companies the control and freedom to pivot, experiment and build strong, attractive businesses. Speaking today at STEP Conference to …

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AUS and Sheraa sign MOU to pave way for culture of entrepreneurship

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American University of Sharjah ( AUS ) and Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further boost economic development in the emirate of Sharjah. The MOU will help establish a culture of entrepreneurship and support the creation of a framework to enhance Sharjah’s reputation as an entrepreneurial leader in the field of innovation in the …

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Innovation Arabia 9 kicks off today to explore new prospects to boost innovation in the Arab World

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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. International partnerships between the university, UNESCO and with Italian university UNINETTUNO to enhance quality of Arabic curriculums & provide innovative learning in line with requirements of 21st century. UAE – Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai …

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The 3rd Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum was inaugurated by HE Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani Minister of Economy & Trade

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Under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Doha, Qatar – Under the patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar, the opening day of the ‘Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum’ organised by …

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