Megha Merani

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Entrepreneurial ecosystems

The Next Frontier: The Changing Face Of Entrepreneurship In The Arab World

Insights from the Enterprise Agility Forum 2019 on what's needed to enable more startup success stories to come out of the MENA region.
Events

"Scale-Up Africa" To Be Theme Of Dubai Chamber's Fifth Global Business Forum Africa In November 2019

GBF Africa 2019 will bring together African and UAE government and business leaders to explore avenues of economic cooperation and facilitate bilateral trade and investment flows.
Dubai

New "One Free Zone Passport" Initiative In The Works To Permit Businesses To Use Single License To Operate In All Free Zones In Dubai

The Dubai Free Zones (DFZ) Council plans to launch a new initiative that would allow companies licensed at a single free zone in Dubai to also operate in other free zones in the Emirate, without the need for a second license.
Growth Strategies

Aiming High: Opportunity Knocks For The MENA Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Entrepreneur Middle East's 2019 Enterprise Agility Forum welcomed Careem co-founder and CXO Magnus Olsson on stage with a standing ovation to deliver the opening keynote.
Co-founders

Dubai Startup Hub Shares Practical Tips For Finding The Right Co-Founder

As part of its Co-Founder Dubai program, Dubai Startup Hub, the entrepreneurship arm of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organized an exclusive event for its participating entrepreneurs to share guidance on how to find the right partners for their respective businesses.
News and Trends

Dubai's University Free Zones Strategy To Power New Wave Of Student-Lead Innovation And Entrepreneurship In The Emirate

The strategy is poised to propel the Emirate's startup sector to new heights and play a significant role in the UAE's future growth as a knowledge and innovation economy.
Women Entrepreneurs

DIFC FinTech Hive Launches Career Mentorship Program AccelerateHer To Empower Female Talent In Finance And Tech

Financial technology accelerator DIFC FinTech Hive has launched a new mentorship program designed to equip budding female professionals with necessary tools and experience.
News and Trends

Shortlist Announced For Top 10 Finalists Of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition 4.0

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the shortlist of its top 10 finalists for the 4th Dubai Smartpreneur Competition.
Fundraising

Dubai Chamber's New Whitepaper Proposes Solutions To Key Funding Challenges Faced By UAE Startups

The report, titled Helping Startups Access Funding and published in collaboration with Roland Berger, was released during an event in the Entrepreneurship Advocacy series run by Dubai Startup Hub, the entrepreneurial support arm of Dubai Chamber, at its head office in March.
Co-founders

Better Together: Co-Founders Of Dubai-Based Startup WakeCap Hassan Albalawi And Ishita Sood Talk Partnership Pros

"Until we formed the company officially, our relationship was based just on trust."
Starting a Business

Side Hustle: Full-Time Employees In The UAE Can Also Take On Part-Time Work At Other Companies

Wannabe entrepreneurs in the UAE can benefit from changes in the country's labor system that allows for employees to take on part-time work in addition to their full-time roles.
Building a Website

GoDaddy Partners With Dubai Startup Hub To Teach Entrepreneurs How To Build A Website In Less Than A Day

Global internet domain registrar and web hosting company GoDaddy held its first 'Digital Me' workshop in the UAE in partnership with Dubai Startup Hub.
Dubai Startup Hub

Innovators Invited: Dubai Startup Hub Launches Fourth Edition Of Its Annual Smartpreneur Competition

The competition is open to all entrepreneurs living in the UAE, and seeks to engage young entrepreneurs in Dubai's strategic initiatives.
Co-founders

Matchmaking For Entrepreneurs: Dubai Startup Hub Launches Co-Founder Dubai Program

Co-Founder Dubai is a new program that will help match UAE entrepreneurs with the right co-founder to support their growth plans
Mentorship

Building Bridges: Dubai Startup Hub's New Mentorship Program To Foster UAE-Africa Cooperation

Startups from the UAE and Africa are set to participate in the first-ever Chamberthon during the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, from February 13-15, 2019.