Megha Merani

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.

More From Megha Merani

Business Connect

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.
Business Connect

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.
Business Connect

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".
Dubai Startup Hub

Market Access Success Story Shifts Online With 56% Match Rate

A total of nine startups have successfully matched with three giant corporations in the UAE in the fourth cycle of Dubai Startup Hub's Market Access Program.
Business Connect

How Dubai Startup Hub's Market Access Program Is Helping Dubai-Based Startup Distichain Pitch For New Business (Even Amid COVID-19)

How do you network to find new clients and pitch your product or service amid a global pandemic? Check out this entrepreneur's story.
Business Connect

Innovators Welcome: Dubai Startup Hub Invites India's Startups To Join Its First Dubai Technology Tour

The virtual trade mission, scheduled for the second week of September, will familiarize delegates with Dubai's economy and business environment, as well as the competitive advantages that the Emirate offers startups and scaleups specializing in advanced technologies.
Business Connect

Focusing On The Problem You Are Solving Will Help Attract Your First Customers, Says 2018 Dubai Smartpreneur Competition Winner WakeCap

WakeCap, an enterprise technology solution, was the first place winner of the 3rd cycle of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition.
Business Connect

Top Pitches: Winners of Emirati Development Program To Receive One-On-One Mentorship To Develop And Grow Their Ventures

Five ambitious UAE nationals have won one-on-one mentorship support to grow their business ventures.
Dubai Startup Hub

Young Emirati Entrepreneurs Develop Business Ideas For A Better Tomorrow At INJAZ UAE's 'National Company Program Competition'

The top winners of this year's INJAZ UAE's 'National Company Program Competition' have impressed judges with compelling business ideas for a better tomorrow.
Dubai Startup Hub

Startup Panorama Edition 9.0: A Guide To Legalities For Startups In Dubai Amid COVID-19

Startup Panorama Edition 9.0 features practical advice from legal experts on how founders can navigate their existing contractual obligations in the short term and beyond COVID-19 times.
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.