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New $250 million Dubai tech fund to target 15 investments

The new $250 million technology investment fund launched on Wednesday by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) will invest in about 15 companies, including a number of its existing portfolio companies, CEO Walid Hanna has said. Speaking to Zawya on the sidelines of the launch in Dubai, Hanna said he was “absolutely confident” of being able to source enough investible businesses. …

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Exponential growth seen in GCC assets under management

Dubai is set to reinforce its status as the region’s leading financial hub with new legislation and regulation expected to attract inward investment as the GCC is forecast to see an exponential growth in assets under management to nearly $111 billion by 2020, a new study reveals. While fund managers in the UAE are expected to see their asset under …

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Several billions of US dollars in investments announced during the Morocco – Gabon 2017 Forum

Two delegations of Moroccan businessmen are expected in Gabon within the next few weeks The Morocco – Gabon Forum which has just ended in Rabat was the occasion for the Moroccan companies and investors to announce their intention to invest several billions of US dollars in Gabon in the sectors of Infrastructures, the numerical Economy, Agro-industrial industry and the sanitary …

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EIB conference in Egypt calls for private sector to lead new push for investments in the Mediterranean region

The EU bank provided finance of EUR 1070.6 million in 2016 to support private sector development in the southern Mediterranean region. The drive for jobs and growth in the Mediterranean region should be led by the private sector. This was the call today, as the European Investment Bank (EIB) held an international conference in Cairo dedicated to “Boosting investments in …

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China State to help revive stalled Dubai Motor City project

Union Properties has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to expedite the build-out of its revived Motor City project. The companies signed an agreement at Dubai Cityscape Global real estate exhibition to build out the whole of the project. This will cost 8 billion dirhams $2.2 billion) and will be completed within four …

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Abu Dhabi Global Market and China’s Qianhai Authority partner to promote investment and FinTech cooperation

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority, FSRA, of Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, and the Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone, Qianhai Authority, have entered into a new partnership to develop and promote closer investment and financial innovation opportunities and collaborations for enterprises in Qianhai, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi. In support of China’s One Belt One …

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Egypt’s investment law executive regulations to be finalised in 10 days

Egypt’s Investment Minister Sahar Nasr will finalise the executive regulations for a newly issued investment law within 10 days and submit them to the prime minister for approval, she told Reuters on Saturday. “I formed a ministerial committee which I head with all relevant ministries and stakeholders including private-sector representatives and parliamentarians. The committee is finalising the draft for submission …

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Careem set to launch in Palestine

Careem, a ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa, will launch in Palestine on June 15, it announced on Tuesday. Starting in the city of Ramallah and expanding to more locations in the near future, Careem says it hopes to highlight the opportunity the Palestinian tech ecosystem provides to local businesses. Careem’s investment in Palestine falls in line …

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Prince Alwaleed Joins Bill Gates in Supporting Energy Investment Fund with $50 Million

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, Chairman of Alwaleed Philanthropies, announced supporting the Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) with $50 million, through joining Bill Gates and members of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition (BEC) in their commitment to invest more than $1 billion in energy technologies. Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) is an investor-led fund that will finance emerging energy breakthroughs …

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Huawei supports Saudization and offers jobs to fresh graduates

As part of its plans to attract Saudi talent and support the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia is hosting a two-day recruitment drive on 23-24 November at the Engineering Faculty of King Saud University, in Riyadh. Held under the theme “Grow Together”, the 2-day event is in line with Huawei’s strategy to support the advancement of the …

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