Saturday , 23 November 2019

Entrepreneurship

Zoho to host its debut user conference in the country to help Bahraini entrepreneurs

Zoholics: Bahrain will be held at Crowne Plaza, Manama from 8am onwards Manama: Tamkeen announced today that Zoho Corp, global providers of cloud-based software, is hosting its debut user conference in the country on November 20 as part of the Global Entrepreneur Week (GEW) 2019. Zoholics: Bahrain will be held at Crowne Plaza, Manama from 8am onwards. The speakers will …

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Wamda marks a decade of entrepreneurship at Area 2071 in Dubai

Wamda and Area 2071 hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, November 6, to discuss the growth of the startup ecosystem over the past decade, and investigate the challenges that remain to be addressed. The event opened with remarks by Khalfan Juma Belhoul , chief executive officer (CEO) of Dubai Future Foundation. Moderated by Wamda executive chairman Fadi Ghandour, the session …

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Dubai: A global hub for entrepreneurship and innovation

Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI said: “Team Dubai Advantage initiative is inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a global hub for entrepreneurship and innovation and a test-bed for leading technologies shaping the future.” Dubai FDI, the …

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Omar Al Olama inaugurates Ingram Micro’s experience zone at the innovation hub in Dubai Internet City

Showcasing Active Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Security, Transport, Medicine, Environment, and Smart Cities HE Omar Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, inaugurated Ingram Micro’s Experience Zone, part of the company’s regional Head Quarters located in the Innovation hub at Dubai Internet City. The Zone showcases numerous Artificial Intelligence-driven Computer Vision and IoT use cases, including applications for …

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ADGM Academy and Plug and Play sign MoU to establish technology and innovation education hub in Abu Dhabi

The two entities will develop and deliver executive training programs to support the digital transformation of the MENA region, creating jobs of the future and sustaining Abu Dhabi and the UAE as an epicenter of opportunity and prosperity Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGM Academy) and Plug and Play have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on establishing …

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Dubai’s Expo Live offers opportunities for global innovators, social entrepreneurs

Expo Live projects look for solutions across 14 different sectors, including agriculture, education, environment, employment, energy and healthcare Expo Live, the $100 million innovation and partnership programme of Expo 2020 Dubai, supports social entrepreneurs across the region and the world with funding, guidance and exposure. The programme, which was launched back in 2016 by Expo 2020, has received to date …

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Egypt’s RiseUP acquires tech digital publication MENAbytes

The organizer of the MENA region’s largest startup and entrepreneurship summit, RiseUp, has acquired regional startup and technology publication, MENAbytes. The ​acquisition also includes trackMENA, a new data platform by MENAbytes to help users track startups, VCs, investments and acquisition in MENA. Founded in mid-2017 by Zubair Naeem Paracha, MENAbytes has quickly grown to become one of the leading startup …

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EY launches 2nd edition of entrepreneurial Winning Women program to empower the next generation of women leaders

Program is focused on mentoring women CEOs of established businesses looking to scale operations · First MENA edition in 2018 included seven selected women entrepreneurs with a combined revenue of USD 5 million · Last year’s participants included women entrepreneurs from Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait and the UAE Dubai: EY has launched the 2019 edition of its Entrepreneurial Winning Women program …

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KFED Chairman lays foundation stone for ‘Mohamed bin Zayed Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ in Senegal

Chairman Al Nowais revealed that the new centre will have a capital of USD 20 million (AED 73.6 million) to help fund a series of special programs and initiatives aimed towards promoting innovation and SME development in Senegal and the rest of the West African region. H.E. Hussain Jasim Al Nowais, Chairman, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) laid the …

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Khalifa Fund establishes ‘Mohamed bin Zayed Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ in Republic of Senegal

Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the instructions of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and the instructions of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE …

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