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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.
New Delhi-Based ShipsKart and Bangalore-based Loktra Declared Winners Of The Dubai Startup Hub Roadshow In India
Two innovative startups from India have won free office space and company set-up support in Dubai at a pitch competition during the first ever Dubai Startup Hub Roadshow hosted in India at Delhi and Bangalore.
Organized by The Assembly, a one-of-a-kind collaborative community makerspace and Smart lab located within the in5 innovation center in Dubai Knowledge Park, the not-for-profit initiative brought together learners, students, entrepreneurs and makers to learn and share hands-on tech skills, explore new ideas and bring them to life.
Dubai Startup Hub
Ten startups from the UAE and Africa have been selected to participate in the Global Business Forum (GBF) Mentorship Program by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
MENA investors share their pet peeves and main preferences on what they'd like to see in a pitch deck.
It's hard enough attracting talent, so how is a founder to know when they've found the perfect team member for their startup?
In today's ever-changing environment, the student skillset must be expanded to include adaptability, collaboration, and empowerment to create your own opportunity.
Huge gaps still exist in the Middle East and North Africa's startup funding ecosystem, but substantial recent exits and an improvement in the quality of pitches could be on the way to changing the status quo.
Speakers from Flip International, Okadoc, Roar and Sage Middle East shared honest discussions around the darker side of entrepreneurship.
Insights from the Enterprise Agility Forum 2019 on what's needed to enable more startup success stories to come out of the MENA region.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.