Monday , 21 October 2019

Investment

Investing in Iran’s Education Sector

Iran will still be a difficult market for education sector. ran sits at the cross roads of civilisations. Once the seat of the great Persian Empire with its rich, ancient and enchanting historical narrative, the country still retains a lasting allure. With a large, well educated and young population, a relatively high GDP per capita, and a strategic location, Iran …

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MENA startup update: $517mln investments YTD; UAE top in funding; rise in fintech deals

The UAE remains top recipient of funding, Egypt tops in deals The startup ecosystem is growing quickly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with $517 million being invested in 354 deals in 2019 so far. 2019 year-to-date (YTD) saw $517 million in total funding, an increase of 30 percent compared to the same period of 2018, with a …

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Oman, the UAE and Bahrain named rising stars of trade

Three Middle Eastern countries rank in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth Oman and the UAE feature in the top 10 markets that have most rapidly improved their trade growth potential over the past decade, according to new research from Standard Chartered (SC.com). The Trade20 Index, which identifies the …

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Dubai CommerCity to showcase growing e-commerce opportunities in the MENASA region at E-Commerce Expo 2019

Exhibition to be held from September 25-26 at Olympia, London DCC will be the ideal regional hub for e-commerce businesses looking to offer services in the Middle East and beyond, given its strategic location close to Dubai International Airport (DXB), the world’s busiest international airport. It will optimize the experience of foreign investors by offering solutions that ensure ease of …

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New businesses pick up in UAE

Dubai, Abu Dhabi remain investors’ top choices as 1-year countdown to Expo 2020 nears The UAE economy gained momentum at the right time by posting a 6 per cent growth in new business licences this year, reflecting growing investor confidence in the country ahead of the one-year countdown to Expo 2020 Dubai that starts next month. Latest official data indicates …

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SME focus: The big Middle East startup investors this August

G42 Group invests in Jollychic, Vy Capital funds UrbanClap and Falcon Network completed six investments A number of funding deals and start-up investments made it to the headlines in the region this month, and Zawya has rounded up the top investments (in no particular order) we think you should know about. Vy Capital Funds UrbanClap UrbanClap, an online Indian home …

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Agility Invests $18mln in Green Supply Chain Technologies

Agility committed to supporting start-ups that pioneer the sustainable supply chains of the future BAAR, Switzerland: Agility, a leading global logistics provider, announced that it has invested $18 million in green supply chain technologies so far through its corporate venture arm Agility Ventures. The announcement came today as part of Agility’s launch of its latest sustainability report, “Values into Action.” …

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Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Ventures focuses investments in tech startups

Mubadala’s objective is to become one of the largest global tech investors Mubadala Investment Company is investing millions of dollars in many companies in US and worldwide, according to UAE daily The National, which cited a top executive at the Abu Dhabi–owned state fund. “Mubadala has taken a view that technology is going to become core to a lot of …

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CNES at World Expo 2020 in Dubai

The World Expo in Dubai will run from October 20th 2020 to April 10th 2021. CNES and COFREX (Compagnie Française des Expositions) signed a partnership agreement concerning CNES’s presence in the French Pavilion at World Expo 2020 in Dubai. The World Expo in Dubai will run from October 20th 2020 to April 10th 2021. Covering 438 hectares and focused on …

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Dubai FDI’s Global Promotional Investment Team announces preparations for investment mission to China

Dubai high-level delegation to lead ‘Dubai Advantage Forum 2019’ in Shanghai on June 24 Roundtable discussion and series of meetings to be held in Shenzhen set to expore investment partnership opportunities In support to the UAE’s important role as a ‘vital station along the new Silk Road’ as reflected in the latest agreement between China and the UAE valued at …

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