Megha Merani

Megha Merani

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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.
UAE

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.
Innovation

UAE School Students Show Off Their Innovative Prowess At The Assembly's Show & Tech 2019

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

10 Startups From The UAE And Africa Selected To Participate In GBF Mentorship Program

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.
Funding

'Trep Talk: Top Investors From The MENA Region Share Tips On What To Include In Your Pitch Deck

MENA investors share their pet peeves and main preferences on what they'd like to see in a pitch deck.