Megha Merani

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Independent Journalist

About Megha Merani

Megha Merani is an independent journalist with more than 10 years of newspaper, magazine and web reporting experience in the United Arab Emirates, writing hard news, investigative reports, features and opinion pieces. Her passion for storytelling coupled with a proven instinct for identifying talkgenerating issues has resulted in breaking stories and insightful features that have made local, regional and international headlines. Her work has been published across Thomson Reuters, Zawya, Bloomberg Middle East, Gulf News, former local daily 7DAYS, and government publications.

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Business Connect

Dubai-Based Telehealth Startup InstaPract Helps Patients Consult Doctors From A Distance During COVID-19 Pandemic

InstaPract's white-label telemedicine platform allows hospitals, clinics and entrepreneurs to offer HIPAA-compliant video consultation with payment integration to their clients using web, Android or IOS devices.
Growth Strategies

Innovating In The Middle Of A Pandemic: How Working With Startups Can Help Larger Corporations Pivot Faster

Businesses of all sizes across the world have had the rug pulled out from under them as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Business Connect

Rethinking Business: A Look At How Some Enterprises In Dubai Are Transforming Themselves In Response To the COVID-19 Pandemic

"Yes, you have to act fast and make some big decisions, but do this based on data, rather than feeling, or because everyone else is."
Business Connect

Dubai Chamber Launches 10-Week Online Pitch Bootcamp For Smartpreneur 5.0 Competition Finalists

It has launched a 10-week Online Pitch Bootcamp to train 50 startup finalists who qualified for the second phase of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition.
Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai Startup Hub's Emirati Development Program: 'My Startup Went From Idea Stage To A Platform With Customers In Less Than Two Months'

Dubai Startup Hub's Emirati Development Program is designed to identify, develop and mentor promising UAE national talent interested in pursuing entrepreneurship or private sector opportunities as a career path.
Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai Startup Junkbot Launches Fight Corona Robotic Championship To Support Pandemic Response Efforts In The UAE

The virtual initiative is designed to encourage young minds in the UAE to build new inventions to support COVID-19 response and recovery using its Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)-based innovative DIY robotics kit.
Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai Startup Hub Launches Weekly Digital Meetup Series To Support Entrepreneurs

The move is in line with its support of business continuity and commitments towards fostering entrepreneurship in the Emirate following the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Business Connect

Dubai Chamber Urges Private Sector To Implement Remote Working For Employees' Safety

Dubai Chamber has already implemented its own remote work plan, in coordination with relevant authorities
Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai Startup Hub And Smart Dubai Host Open Data Workshop For Entrepreneurs In The Medical Tourism Domain

Launched in collaboration with Smart Dubai, along with representatives from the Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Economy, the event showed participants how to access relevant medical tourism datasets using platforms such as Dubai Pulse and Bayanat.uae, along with other data provided by Smart Dubai.
Funding

Dubai Startup Hub's Startup Panorama Edition 8.0: Funding Your Startup In Dubai

A key contributor to the national economy, support for the ecosystem remains central to driving the nation's global competitiveness, increasing non-oil GDP and advancing economic diversification.
News and Trends

Dubai Chamber Launches New Emirati Development Program For UAE Nationals

Dubai Startup Hub has launched Emirati Development Program to increase participation of Emirati youth in the private sector.
News and Trends

Dubai Chamber Launches Fifth Cycle Of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition

Dubai Startup Hub has launched the fifth cycle of its Dubai Smartpreneur Competition that seeks submissions from startups offering solutions related to the Expo 2020 Dubai.
Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai Startup Hub's Startup Panorama Edition 7.0: Dubai As A Networking Hub For Entrepreneurs

The abundance of networking opportunities in Dubai bring together a diverse community to expand their circle of contacts.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Taking The Leap: Saudi Arabia's Talent Pool Looks To Opportunities Within The Entrepreneurship Domain

Saudi Arabia's talent pool is waking up to the opportunities presented by the country's entrepreneurial domain.
Startups

Dubai Startup Hub Launches Revamped Market Access Program For Startups And SMEs

Seven major corporates have signed up to Dubai Startup Hub's latest edition of Market Access.