Friday , 22 February 2019

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Digital innovation boosts Middle East’s $650million startup market

Middle East and North Africa’s digital startup ecosystem is rapidly growing Ashoka ChangemakerXchange Talks and Actions Event in Bahrain Sees Ashoka, SAP, and World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community Members Scale Startup Innovations MANAMA, Bahrain: As the Middle East and North Africa’s startup market nears USD 650 million, global social entrepreneurship organization Ashoka, global technology company SAP, and members of …

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Emphasizing the importance of the UAE government’s partnership with global technology companies

Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens have begun one of the largest installations of smart building technologies in the world, with more than 130 structures to be connected to digital solutions that boost energy efficiency, comfort, safety and security Site to be a world-leading showcase for the transformative potential of smart cities MindSphere IoT system to help ensure comfort and security …

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Dubai: Leading the World in 5G Technology

Dubai is leading the world in the use of 5G network with the new 5G technology being rolled out by Etisalat. In line with the country’s vision of becoming a global reference point for technology innovation, mobile network operator Etisalat launched its 5G system in May 2018. This makes Etisalat the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North …

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The Kindergarten Starters school leads the way with Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) programme

School hosts ceremony in recognition of its 129 teachers certified as MIE Experts – the highest number for a single institution in the region School’s principal becomes first and only certified MIE principal in Middle East Dubai: The Kindergarten Starters (KGS), part of GEMS Education, has today been recognised for its high number of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIEEs), with …

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UAE leads Arab region in artificial intelligence adoption

Artificial intelligence (AI) solutions is set to see an annual growth rate of 33.5% in UAE: report The UAE is leading the Arab region when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, which is set to see an annual growth rate of 33.5 per cent, a new report has revealed. The report by the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship …

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Scale-ups offer significant opportunity for public and private sectors in MENA to accelerate economic growth

Scale-ups are SMEs with a proven business model that are poised for exponential growth Scale-ups have a higher impact on economic growth. In MENA, they are estimated to generate 3.4 times more revenues and 8 times more jobs than SMEs Strategy& and Endeavor assessed the state of the Scale-ups eco-system in the region and outlined the priorities for five key …

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Capillary Technologies appoints EMEA Region President

Nitin Kaushalas its new President and General Manager – EMEA Region Capillary Technologies, Asia’s leading Software as a Service (SaaS) product company, announced the appointment of industry veteran Nitin Kaushal as its new President and General Manager – EMEA Region. He comes with over 20 years of experience in leading Enterprise Business & Channel Development initiatives for global enterprises likes …

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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces portfolio sale of 18 aircrafts

18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, DAE, has entered into a definitive sale agreement to sell a portfolio of 18 mid-life aircraft to institutional investors. The 18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries and have a weighted average age of approximately nine …

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Dubai’s Wamda launches program aimed at those looking to quit their job to start a business

Wamda will provide cash grants in exchange for equity stakes in any new businesses formed Dubai-based Wamda Capital on Thursday announced the launch of a fellowship program targeted at “high-impact” mid-career individuals who are considering quitting their jobs and starting new businesses. “So basically very simply, you join as a fellow and you get up to $16,000 in cash as …

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Entrepreneurship in the Arab world: the opportunities, challenges, the stakeholders and the funding environment

Zawya has conducted a series of interviews with many stakeholders in the Arab entrepreneurship space to gauge their views on the opportunities and the challenges that they face. Governments across the Arab world have been spending money on consultants to set up incubators and other tools to help those with business ideas create new firms and scale them, as more …

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