Sunday , 26 January 2020

Entrepreneurship

Hub71 launches region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme to build technical skills

Abu Dhabi-based tech start-up ecosystem also welcomed 17 new start-ups, taking the total number to 35. Hub71, Abu Dhabi-based tech start-up accelerator, launched the region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme and welcomed 17 new start-ups to its network as it widens its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Microsoft Reactor – an initiative by tech giant Microsoft – is a platform that enables interaction between …

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8 Egyptian Tech Startups Participate at CES 2020

ITIDA, which is the executive IT arm of the ministry of ICT in Egypt is funding the local startups’ participation to attract big global companies and investments as part of the agency’s mandate to help these companies enter the global market to scale up their operations. With a focus on disruptive and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality …

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Growth seen among Qatar’s tech SMEs, says Qatari entrepreneur

Backed by public and private sector support, Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) ecosystem has experienced steady growth in the past years, especially in the technology sector, according to a Qatari entrepreneur. Asked about digitisation and use of technology among startups and SMEs in Qatar, hapondo co-founder Abdulla al-Fadhala lauded the government for providing entrepreneurs with incubation facilities, such as …

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Three e-businesses compete in the final judging round of 5th KIPCO Tmkeen Award for Young Entrepreneurs

KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company – and the Youth Empowerment Organization (Tmkeen) held the final judging round to determine the winner of the Fifth KIPCO Tmkeen Award for Young Entrepreneurs. Competing in the final round were three e-media and technology businesses: Drop In (@dropin_kw) – a local concierge application that allows you to place orders from stores near you; …

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Dubai: Dtec Forum Explores Space Innovation

Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), hosted its third quarterly Dtec Forum of 2019, dedicated to space innovation with the aim of encouraging local and regional entrepreneurs and investors to join the space race. The event, powered by Entrepreneur Middle East, took place at Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), the largest tech hub and coworking space in the MENA region, wholly owned …

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Four aviation startups set up base in Abu Dhabi

Natilus, Red Crow Intelligence, Precious Payload and EarthX are now making plans to move to Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 Four startups from the US, UK, Palestine and Russia have chosen Abu Dhabi as base for the Emirate’s innovation-led mindset and Hub71’s supportive startup ecosystem. The UAE is making headlines with startups from around the world for having one of the largest …

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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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