Abu Dhabi

Supermodel, Television Personality, And Entrepreneur Tyra Banks On Launching SMiZE Cream, Personal Branding, And More

"I walked into the room expecting to see all men, but there were all women ... This is not how this place [the UAE] is portrayed back home, and to see these women who are real executives, decision makers, and women in power, giving me strategy for my ice cream business, like, 'Do it like this or that,' or 'I can get you this person for distribution,' and so on, was amazing!"

Tamara Pupic

Abu Dhabi's Supreme Council For Financial And Economic Affairs Launches AED5 Billion IPO Fund To Boost Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

The launch comes in the midst of the Abu Dhabi government's initiatives to attract more investors into its business ecosystem in the near future. 

We Got Funded: Abu Dhabi-Based Insurtech Startup Hala Raises US$5 Million In Series A Round To Expand Across The Middle East

With the new capital infusion, the team plans to launch its new products such as home insurance, as well as scale the enterprise across the Middle East, starting with Saudi Arabia.

Pamella de Leon

Follow The Leader: H.E. Dr. Tariq Bin Hendi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO)

Dr. Bin Hendi is clearly bullish about the potential that Abu Dhabi represents for businesses today, and he's making sure he and his team at ADIO are able to showcase this to the world at large.

Aby Sam Thomas

Applications Now Open For Microsoft And ADIO's GrowthX Accelerator Program

The GrowthX Accelerator Program aims to link the solutions offered by B2B startups to the challenges faced by corporations.

EFG Hermes Continues Its Longest Streak Of Deals In A Year With Successful Completion Of Its Advisory On The Sale Of Bank Audi S.A.E. To First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC

The acquisition will see FAB consolidate Bank Audi S.A.E's total assets of EGP85.6 billion (as of December 2020) and its well-established retail and corporate banking operations across a network of 53 branches.

Abu Dhabi-Based Access Bridge Ventures Launches With US$25 Million Fund To Support Early-Stage Startups In The MENA Region

Former International Finance Corporation (IFC) head for MENA and Pakistan Issa Aghabi on co-founding Access Bridge Ventures (ABV), a MENA-focused early-stage venture capital fund.

Tamara Pupic

The Importance Of Digitalization For SMEs In The UAE

Do not be resistant to the new normal. Digitally empower yourself, and your business will perfectly fall into alignment.

India's FreshToHome Among 3 Startups Picked To Boost UAE's Agritech Capabilities

As a part of the agreement, Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) will provide financial and non-financial incentives totaling to $41 million to Pure Harvest Smart Farms, FreshToHome and Nanorocks

Debarghya Sil

Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development And Amazon Partner To Boost The Potential of Abu Dhabi-Based SMEs

The E-Empower program to offer more than 50 hours of interactive virtual learning content to entrepreneurs based in Abu Dhabi.