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Females first: Study shows women are more successful than men at raising money through crowdfunding

Female-led crowdfunding campaigns are more likely to reach their funding targets than male-led ones, a new study published last week by consultancy firm PwC has discovered. An analysis of over 450,000 crowdfunding campaigns by nine of the world’s largest crowdfunding platforms showed that female-led campaigns were 32 percent more successful at reaching their funding target than male-led campaigns. “Even in …

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Middle East millennials work harder, driven by desire to make positive impact: Study

Millennial business owners in the Middle East are more likely to be driven by the desire to increase their influence and have a positive impact on others than the overall average for entrepreneurs globally, according to a new study by HSBC Private Bank. The bank’s second Essence of Enterprise report, launched recently, researched the views of over 4,000 entrepreneurs globally …

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Diplomats told to study science and health

By SciDev.Net – Inga Vesper Diplomats need better training in science and health to support international collaborations dealing with shared problems and increase the scientific capacity of developing countries, a UK summit has heard. When it comes to science diplomacy, both rich and poor nations must do more to involve foreign affairs officials in research efforts and cooperation, said a …

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UAE residents show promise for a greener community – YouGov study

65% of those who don’t shop with reusable bags would consider using them if supermarkets started charging 64% of non-solar panel users would consider installing them with incentives from the government 9 in 10 recycle at work when there is a recycle system available A new YouGov study into the green habits of UAE residents has found that the population …

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A study by dubizzle on millennials’ sentiment of buying a home in the UAE

44% of millennials intend to purchase a home in the UAE in the next 3 years 25% would rather invest in their own start up or other businesses, before buying a home in the UAE *millennials (people reaching young adulthood around the year 2000) Key findings: 1. The millennial segment’s property buying preferences are for 1 BRs in JLT, 1&2 …

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UAE government conducts first study to measure innovation readiness in federal entities

Study covering more than 4,000 employees in federal entities show high-level of adoption of innovative practices. Dubai – A recent study on innovation readiness in federal government entities showed that employees consider innovation as a key element for success in government performance. The first of its kind study was aimed at measuring the adoption of innovation in government services as …

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Study reveals Middle East employers seek to advance workers’ ICT skills

Nearly 85 per cent of respondents agree on importance of ICT in the workplace. A new survey conducted by ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, has revealed a growing demand for the improvement and enhancement of information and communication technology (ICT) skills for employees in the public …

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University of Oxford explores cooperation with MBRF on UAE environmental infrastructure study

H.E. Jamal bin Huwaireb receives delegation of Environmental Science professors A delegation of Environmental Science professors from the University of Oxford met His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), to explore cooperation with MBRF on a major study on environmental infrastructure in the country, particularly Dubai. The delegation included Professor Sarah …

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Microsoft presents a new view on the Digital World with its latest Digital Trends study at Dubai Lynx 2014

Creative ideas and solutions to define new effective experiences for brands As a result of a new study, Microsoft has identified eight digital trends that significantly impact the digital advertising landscape and are essential for brands to recognise to be effective in their advertising campaigns. The study explored opinions by more than 8000 respondents across Europe, USA, Russia, Brazil and …

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Oman: Technology offers hope for young Arabs: study

Eight out of 10 young people in the MENA region are optimistic about their prospects in the coming year, although 45 per cent of employed young people are not doing the work they would like to do, according to a new study published. The extensive new online survey, ‘New Horizons: Young, Arab and Connected’, was commissioned by Ooredoo to provide …

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