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Tag Archives: Start-Up

UAE insurtech start-up Aqeed makes splash with advertising blitz

CEO says Aqeed’s shareholders, which include companies specialising in reinsurance and media buying, bring more than money to table For a start-up, insurance technology (insurtech) firm Aqeed has succeeded in making itself well-known since launching across the United Arab Emirates in April. Many UAE residents may still be unsure as to the purpose of the Dubai-based company, which raised $18 …

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Merger with $1bln US start-up was “opportunity of a life”, says Dubai entrepreneur

Faizal Kottikollon says KEF Holdings’ tie-up with Katerra allows it to instantly become a global player Dubai-based entrepreneur Faizal Kottikolon has said that a decision to sell his four-year old company, KEF Holdings, to a Silicon Valley-based competitor backed by $1 billion worth of venture capital was motivated more by a desire to see it succeed than any financial reward …

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Accelerating Entrepreneurship: Sharjah’s Sheraa grants $50,000 to tech start-up

The UAE’s Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) awarded $50,000 to Solva Technologies, a tech start-up that offers environmentally-friendly solutions to electric motorbikes, Sheraa said in a press release on Sunday. The Emirates, over the past two years, has been increasing efforts to support tech start-ups and entrepreneurs, it sees as vital to the country’s growth and prosperity. Late last month, Sheikh …

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Dubai’s BMA Studio architecture start-up win big at prestigious MENA real estate awards

Africa and Arabia Property Awards 2016 honors BMA Studio, a local boutique architecture firm for four projects at prestigious awards ceremony in Dubai. Dubai’s BMA Studio have been honored at the Africa and Arabia Property Awards 2016 which took place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai on the 22nd September. The Dubai based boutique architect firm were recognized for …

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Tech Start-Up ‘WING.ae’ Raises Capital to Fire Up Delivery and Logistics Industry in the UAE

Ground-breaking platform to empower consumers to make smarter delivery choices with greater savings Dubai, U.A.E. – WING.ae, an on-demand delivery and courier marketplace, has closed a seed funding round backed by SOUQ.com, the Middle East’s largest online retail and marketplace platform. Tech start-up WING.ae is an innovative e-marketplace that offers an assortment of comparative pricing across major carriers in the …

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HBMSU announces the ‘Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad’ program to encourage entrepreneurs

• Program targets young entrepreneurs interested in innovation & smart services to refine or redesign business models, processes & strategies • Launch Pad to apply innovative methods from renowned global universities to develop expertise & competenciesto launch new ventures UAE – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) will organize the ‘Smart City Start-Up Launch Pad’ program from May 2 to …

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Orange announces the launch of its start-up accelerator programme in the Ivory Coast and Israel

With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast” and “Fab Israel”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents (http://www.orange.com). The programme, which is a pillar of the Group’s open innovation approach, reflects the determination of Orange to support the new digital players and help them grow by accelerating innovation. the 4 start-ups of Orange Fab Ivory Coast 4 start-ups …

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U.S. Expert Gives Top Tips to UAE Start-Up Ventures

UAE entrepreneurs looking for financing options to back their ideas have the opportunity to connect with a US venture capitalist through one-day seminar this week (Saturday, 2 November) in Dubai. As part of their commitment to the regional entrepreneurial community, i360accelerator and DP World have partnered to sponsor the seminar as part of the DP World backed Turn8 seed accelerator …

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