Megha Merani

Megha Merani


Independent Journalist

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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A Singular Vision: Faena Group Founder And President Alan Faena Is Bringing His Brand's Artistic Voice To The Middle East

The Argentine entrepreneur has signed a partnership with international hospitality conglomerate Accor to grow his brand to around a dozen locations worldwide, including Dubai where he's currently planning his largest and most ambitious luxury development.

Rixos Founder And Chairman Fettah Tamince Explains Why Guests Want To Stay At His Hotels (Even In The Middle Of A Pandemic)

Even as the COVID-19 crisis crippled the global hospitality industry, Rixos Hotels had some of its properties busy and running throughout the outbreak, despite travel restrictions and country-wide lockdowns.

Entrepreneurs Are Well Placed To Tap Into Opportunities Presented By The UAE's Food Security Agenda: Insights From A Dubai Chamber Analysis

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry outlines top opportunities for startups and SMEs in the UAE's thriving food and beverage (F&B) industry as part of the nation's innovation-driven food security strategy

"How Do I Approach Businesses In Dubai?" Answers To The Most-Asked Questions By New Members Of Dubai Startup Hub

From approaching businesses to accessing quality, affordable accounting or legal services in Dubai, check out how entrepreneurs can go about it.

Startups To Play Much Bigger Role In Supporting Dubai's Transition To A Digitally-Driven Economy

Dubai Startup Hub had successful collaborations with entrepreneurship ecosystem partners that enabled the initiative to serve a wider network of startups and entrepreneurs in 2020.

E-Commerce Sales In Dubai To Rise To AED100 Billion By 2022

The projection comes off the back of the accelerated COVID-induced shift in shopping behavior.

Dubai Startup Hub Launches Eight Sector Guides To Support Entrepreneurs

The sector guides provide a comprehensive list of business incubators and accelerators that can help entrepreneurs grow their startups, as well as events and conferences that focus on their specific industries.

Dubai Startup Hub's Startup Panorama Edition 11.0 Features The Trials And Triumphs Of Entrepreneurs In 2020

Dubai Startup Hub's Startup Panorama Edition 11.0 - as the final edition of 2020- features the heartfelt trials and triumphs of entrepreneurs in the UAE as they continue to chart a path to recovery.

Dubai Startup Hub Membership Up by 236% During H1-2020 As Digital Transformation Accelerates Amid COVID-19

Dubai Chamber said that the growth in membership signals an upturn in entrepreneurial activity as startups in the UAE and from across the globe look to capitalize on emerging opportunities and bring new solutions to the Emirate amid accelerated digital transformation.

Why A Carefully Thought-Out Term Sheet Can Be The Magic Bullet For VC Success

With venture capitalists (VCs), it's very important to get down to the venture capital term sheet as soon as you can.

Selling In a Pandemic: How To Communicate With Your Customers Amid COVID-19

"Businesses who care and show genuine empathy for what people are going through as against capitalizing on the situation for their own gain, are those who will win in the long run."

Dubai Startup Hub's Startup Panorama Edition 10.0 Focuses On Women Working In The Emirate's Tech Scene

Startup Panorama Edition 10.0 features the inspiring stories of some of Dubai's women in tech on the hurdles they faced, support they found in the ecosystem and why they chose to build their startups in the Emirate.

Dubai-Based Search Engine Meekd.com Raises First Funding Round

Dubai-based global online search company meekd.com has raised its first round of seed funding for an undisclosed amount.

Indian Fintech, Healthtech Scaleups To Pitch At First Ever Virtual Dubai Tech Tour

15 promising scaleups from India have been shortlisted from a pool of 200 founders who applied to take part in Dubai Startup Hub's first ever Dubai Tech Tour.

Pitch Perfect: Start By Explaining How You're Solving A Very Specific Problem For Your Customers

The best way to start your pitch –or for that matter, to even begin building your startup– is to make sure you're solving "a very specific problem".

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