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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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Strong industry support for ADGM’s global quest for Fintech innovation

FinTech Abu Dhabi reaches China this week, in the cities of Shenzhen and Beijing Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the award-winning International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, is in Shenzhen (China’s tech megacity) on 5 August and Beijing (China’s capital silicon valley) on 7 August as part of its FinTech global tour to recruit innovative FinTech start-ups to showcase their …

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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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First four startups join Abu Dhabi’s Hub71

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Following a recent announcement from Ghadan 21 that aims to bolster private sector growth in Abu Dhabi, Hub71 has announced today the strategic decision of four startup pioneers to set up a presence with the majority of their development and engineering capabilities at Hub71 in Abu Dhabi. The startups include UAE-based BitOasis, the largest digital …

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Honeywell launches new Innovation Centre at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City

The innovation and knowledge-exchange hub is designed to advance digital transformation across the oil, gas, petrochemical and infrastructure sectors Honeywell, the global technology leader, today launched its new Honeywell Masdar Innovation Center in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) chief executive officer Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, and senior Honeywell leadership. A new milestone for …

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CultureSummit Abu Dhabi’s penultimate day examines pressing cultural issues

Sessions covered topics of public art, innovation, use of technology in cultural emergencies A third day of panel sessions, interactive workshops, and artistic performances has come to an end at CultureSummit Abu Dhabi 2019. Organised by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the event is taking place through 11 April at Manarat Al Saadiyat in …

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Conference took place at the University’s main campus in Abu Dhabi from 7-8 April 2019

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University (ADU), in partnership with QASPIR Consulting, hosted the annual Assessment in MENA (AIM) conference which took place at the University’s main campus in Abu Dhabi from 7-8 April 2019. The international event brought together respected higher education experts from across the region and around the globe to exchange knowledge and best practices, as well as …

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Abu Dhabi School of Government hosts Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership and Management Strategy Summit

Over 30 department managers at Abu Dhabi government entities attended a four-day retreat with Harvard professors Summit is part of the fifth year of the Emirates Leadership Initiative funded by gift from UAE government Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the recently launched academy responsible for the professional development of all government employees across the emirate, hosted …

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Abu Dhabi’s Hyperloop to cost ‘$20mln-$40mln per km’, recoup investment in ‘8-15 years’

The first phase of the project involves construction of 10km out of a 150km system between Abu Dhabi and Dubai and is set to be ready next year The world’s first commercial hyperloop system, which is set to open in Abu Dhabi in 2020, will cost “between US$20 million to US$40 million per kilometre,” Bibop Gresta, Chairman of Hyperloop Transportation …

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Abu Dhabi leads international sustainability agenda

Abu Dhabi brings together investors and service providers at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week to facilitate investment partnerships Abu Dhabi is playing a pivotal role in leading the global sustainability agenda by enhancing its position as a regional centre for sustainable financing and meeting the needs and opportunities of the Middle East and North Africa, MENA, region. In this regard, Abu …

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