Megha Merani

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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.
Dubai Chamber

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.
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Opportunity Knocks: Nine Business Sectors That Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize On In Saudi Arabia

Nine sectors of opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and startups in Saudi Arabia to consider (and what investors are looking for).
News and Trends

Dubai Startup Hub's Startup Panorama Edition 6.0: Cultural Diversity In Entrepreneurship

It features the stories of how individuals from different countries and cultures, including the local population, built their businesses together by tapping in to the strength of their diverse backgrounds.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems

Driven By Growth: Saudi Arabia Sees A Rise In Support For Startups And Entrepreneurs

From incubators and accelerators, to co-working spaces, education programs and funding, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is seeing a surge in the number of organizations to support entrepreneurs.
Starting a Business

Why Saudi Arabia Is Being Increasingly Seen As The Place To Be To Start A Business In The Middle East

"There are a lot of people who think Saudi is a place where it's not easy to work or it's not easy to get a license. In reality, that's not the case."
Technology

Smart Dubai's Dubai Pulse Platform Lets Startups Take The Lead With Data

For any entrepreneur wanting to change the game, data is the topmost indicator of potential startup success.
FinTech

Waking Up To The Future Of Banking: UAE Fintech Startups Take On The Challenge Of Financial Inclusion

Entrepreneurs in the UAE highlight banking services, and in particular the obstacles to opening a bank account, as their number 1 challenge according to entrepreneurship advocacy white paper released by Dubai Chamber and Roland Berger in 2018.