Thursday , 23 January 2020

Business

Dubai’s DIFC Fintech Hive plans to increase number of cohorts: Raja Al Mazrouei

The programme’s third cohort generated an overwhelming response of more than 425 applications. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Fintech Hive plans to increase the number of cohorts per year, while reducing the duration of its accelerator programmes. “We will probably spend the next couple of months sharing and exploring ways to have more cohorts within the year,” Raja Al Mazrouei, …

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UAE Ministry of Community Development partners with Microsoft to protect against advanced cyberthreats

Ministry looks to its digital perimeter and forms new security posture to defend against endpoint attacks, advanced threats, fileless attacks and zero-day exploits. The UAE’s Ministry of Community Development (MOCD) today teamed up with Microsoft to better secure its digital assets and protect against cyber-attacks. The ministry will adopt Microsoft’s Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to protect its digital perimeter …

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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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Microsoft’s AI Business School Expands Investments to Cover Government and Education Sectors

Microsoft has rolled out a new release of its AI Business School, as part of its efforts to empower governments, businesses decision-makers and education leaders in their digital transformation journeys. “AI has come into mainstream today, and it’s changing how work is done across all sectors and industries. This calls for everyone to skill, upskill and reskill their capabilities in …

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SA: Social Development partners with UAE to empower women

The Department of Social Development has partnered with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to empower young women from poor households with skills that will enable them to be economically independent. One hundred women between 18 and 23 years are currently taking part in a three-day training programme entitled ‘Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence’. Some of the young …

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Dubai: Uganda’s innovation push is driving its development: Prime Minister

H.E. Ruhakana Ruganda discusses Uganda’s ongoing efforts to foster innovation and scale up infrastructure development at the Global Business Forum Africa 2019 in Dubai Uganda is using innovation to solve social challenges, drive its development, and create new employment opportunities, H.E. Dr. Ruhakana Ruganda, Prime Minister of Uganda said during an opening session at the Global Business Forum Africa (GBF …

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UAE tops in Mena with brand value of $730bln

UAE scores highly on quality, efficiency of infrastructure and is to be commended for improved ease of doing business The UAE is way ahead of all other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the strongest and most prized brand value at $730 billion, while 11 out of the 20 fastest-growing nation brands of 2019 worldwide come …

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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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UAE’s Mubadala Aerospace merges its capital, MRO businesses

Consolidation of businesses aims to ‘unlock synergies’ across aviation value-chain Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company has launched Sanad, which will be the parent company of Mubadala Aerospace’s, aviation and industrial services subsidiaries. The three subsidiaries are Sanad Aerotech, which is the specialist aircraft engine MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) business, Sanad Powertech, the energy and industrial MRO service provider, and …

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Global Grad Show Opens: The world’s largest and most diverse gathering of universities is open to the public

Held in partnership with Investment Corporation of Dubai, Global Grad Show opened its 5th and most diverse edition to date. 150 graduate projects address solutions for a better future, addressing issues ranging from health and science, to gender and education This year’s expanded programme includes an Entrepreneurship Programme supported by R.M. Holding, which has pledged a AED 10 million fund …

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