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DubaiStartupHub stand attracts over 200 entrepreneurs at Gitex

During the first three days of its participation in the 35th Gitex Technology Week, the stand of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly-launched online platform DubaiStartupHub attracted over 200 business ideas from start-ups who pinned their projects onto a giant digital billboard displaying the map of Dubai. This magnetic tool is inviting investors to express interest in the projects …

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Qatar Development Bank sponsors participation of Qatari entrepreneurs at 36th GITEX Technology Week exhibition

In the interest of regionally advancing local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship in Qatar, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) is sponsoring local entrepreneurs, currently incubated at Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) at the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016 conference and exhibition. The expo is currently taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, …

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Afriland First Bank and the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) have signed an agreement to create an Islamic Window in Ivory Coast

The cooperation reflects ICD’s ambition to promote Islamic Finance in its member countries, and support its growing presence and activities in Africa The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, in partnership with Afriland First Bank Ivory Coast (www.AfrilandFirstBank.com), a Pan-African full service bank, have signed …

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Bayt.com and YouGov Survey: 65% of UAE Respondents Expect Business Conditions to Improve in a Year’s Time

More than 10,000 jobs are available on the region’s #1 job site for job seekers to apply for. In a recent survey, the “Middle East Consumer Confidence Index”, 31% of respondents in the UAE believe that their country’s economy is worse today compared to six months ago. The survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and …

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Entrepreneurialism among Arab youth to fuel next stage of Islamic economy, GIES delegates told

Arab Youth Survey findings reveal attitudes to education, jobs and start-ups. ‘Generation Z’ show a shift to self-awareness and personal responsibility. A surge in entrepreneurialism among young Arabs may hold the key to the future Islamic economy, according to experts in the fields of media and business. That was the key out-take from the fourth joint plenary at the second …

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GIES 2016: Innovation and Technology to Boost Global Islamic Economic Performance

H.E. Al Awar: Together, we can lead the industrial revolution. Our role is to ensure that innovative solutions are aligned with the ethics and standards embedded in the Islamic economy ecosystem H.E. Al Hashemi: Muslim countries should join forces to develop their technological know-how and share best practices. Investing in human capital and research would help accelerate this process. As …

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DREI Promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship amongst Emirati Youth

Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), is partnering with Impact Hub Dubai (IHD) to launch the new Emirati Launchpad. This programme starts in the 2nd of November 2016 and will provide a number of specialised training courses for nationals, aimed towards assisting them in joining the Dubai real estate market, in engaging in …

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RAKBANK Offers a Suite of Innovative Products to SMEs in the UAE

With an aim of addressing the financial needs of SMEs in the UAE, RAKBANK extends its lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) through the launch of a suite of new Business Banking products. The ‘Point of Sale’ loan (POS), machinery loan, real-estate financing, and lastly a buy-out loan that will assist SME customers in managing their day-to-day liquidity as …

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority signs strategic partnership with DSIPE executive body of Moscow

To Develop Collaborative Technology Entrepreneurial Projects. Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship of Moscow (DSIPE of Moscow), the executive body for developing and implementing national policies related to industrial, scientific and technological …

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Affin Islamic Bank announces plans to strengthen its strategic collaboration within the Asian region

The cooperation reflects ICD’s ambition to expand its geographic footprint and exert its influence within the Asian region. The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, in partnership with Affin Islamic Bank Berhad (AffinIslamic.com.my), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Affin Bank Berhad, have signed a memorandum of …

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