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Entrepreneurial growth set to accelerate in 2019

The number of entrepreneurs who have benefited from the start-up, advisory and development services of Dubai SME now stands at 34,694 With a steady stream of initiatives being launched to support the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector in the UAE, experts at the SME World 2019 summit said that entrepreneurial growth will continue to accelerate in the coming years. …

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Technology must drive positive change, school students agree at second Expo 2020 Dubai Next Gen World Majlis

We must ensure technology is for us and not against, say 21 school students from across the UAE Effects of technology on creativity, empathy, mindfulness debated in latest edition of Majlis series Next Gen World Majlis programme enables students to discuss topics that will affect their future DUBAI: Juggling the positive and negative impacts of technology is one of the …

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Smart Dubai launches second phase for its paperless strategy

Dubai Paperless Strategy saw six government entities reduced paper use by 57% in the last six months. Smart Dubai is working with nine government entities in the second phase this year in their endeavor to go paperless by 2021, a senior official said at a conference on Wednesday. In the first phase, Dubai Paperless Strategy saw six government entities reduced …

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One-Mile Gallery to showcase works of established masters and emerging artists

Brand Dubai and DIFC roll out second edition of ‘Harnessing Local Talent’ competition Government of Dubai Media Office : Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will undertake a series of joint initiatives to promote art, innovation and entrepreneurship. The two organisations announced their first joint projects …

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Multiplied Innovation to Set the Agenda as IDC Hosts Region’s Leading ICT Players in Dubai

IDC’s senior vice president and chief analyst, Frank Gens, will speak at the event, presenting his outlook for the global ICT industry and examining the role that multiplied innovation will play in furthering the development of the region’s digital transformation economy The most influential technology vendors, telecommunications operators, and IT service providers from across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa …

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Locus Chain to Launch a Digital Asset Exchange Platform in Dubai

Singapore-headquartered Locus Chain Foundation, the developers of a revolutionary, next-generation blockchain protocol, today announced it will launch an innovative digital asset exchange platform, Locus DAX in Dubai, during the first quarter of 2019. Locus DAX will allow users to buy, sell and trade digital currencies including major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Locus Token (Locus Chain’s own digital currency). …

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Arabtec lands a $60mln Dubai Properties contract

Company will build a further 352 villas at its Villanova project. Arabtec Holding has announced that its construction arm has landed a 222 million United Arab Emirates dirhams ($60.4 million) contract from Dubai Properties to build 352 new villas at its master planned Villanova project in Dubai. The company said in a statement to the Dubai Financial Market that the …

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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announces portfolio sale of 18 aircrafts

18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, DAE, has entered into a definitive sale agreement to sell a portfolio of 18 mid-life aircraft to institutional investors. The 18 aircraft in this portfolio are on lease to 15 airlines in 13 countries and have a weighted average age of approximately nine …

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Dubai’s Wamda launches program aimed at those looking to quit their job to start a business

Wamda will provide cash grants in exchange for equity stakes in any new businesses formed Dubai-based Wamda Capital on Thursday announced the launch of a fellowship program targeted at “high-impact” mid-career individuals who are considering quitting their jobs and starting new businesses. “So basically very simply, you join as a fellow and you get up to $16,000 in cash as …

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Shortage of affordable quality private schools in Dubai must be addressed, study finds

There is a growing move towards more affordable education in Dubai There is a growing need for more affordable private schools in Dubai – as parents look for top quality alternatives to high-end education, a new report has found. A “persistant shortage” of schools from kindergarten through to grade 12 with mid-range fees offers a “gap in the market” for …

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