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News and Trends

UAE-Headquartered Ohana Development Launches Elie Saab Waterfront, The First Branded Residence On Abu Dhabi's Al Reem Island

Check out our conversations with Husein Salem, CEO of Ohana Development, Elie Saab Jr., CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of Elie Saab Group, and Mustafa Sammak, COO of Ohana Developers.

Women Entrepreneur®

Nina Olatoke's All Africa Festival Brings The Vibrancy Of The African Continent To The UAE

"The All Africa Festival is a one-of-a-kind African community, family, and cultural event focused on showcasing African culture around the world at its very best."


Startup Spotlight: Abu Dhabi-Based Hulexo Is Here To Reduce Operational Bottlenecks For Small Businesses

At its core, the startup aims to address the many shortcomings of traditional ERP systems.


Abu Dhabi Youth Challenge: Techstars Startup Weekend Invites Participants To Collaborate With Early Childhood Education Sector Stakeholders

The Techstars Startup Weekend will also provide a platform for participants to convert their business ideas into tangible prototypes within a 54-hour-frame.


Prince Khaled Bin Alwaleed Highlights His Impact Investing Journey At Abu Dhabi Finance Week 2023

The conversation also saw Prince Khaled share insights on food technology's important role in the climate crisis, as well as the wider investment landscape of climate financing.

Growth Strategies

MELT Middle East And Miral Group Partner To Elevate The International Recognition Of Yas Island In Abu Dhabi

The agreement was endorsed by Melt Chairman Steve Harvey and Miral Group CEO Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi.


startAD's Emirati Women Achievers 2023 Celebrates 23 Female Innovators From The UAE

Held under the theme "We Collaborate for Tomorrow," the event took place at NYUAD on August 24, 2023.


Green Future Project: Simplifying Climate Action Through Collective Action

Green Future Project provides a platform for individuals and businesses who want to gain access to effective climate solutions, and empower them to have an active role in reversing climate change.


Future Forward: Abu Dhabi's and Hub71's Roles in Driving Sustainability and Cleantech In The UAE And Beyond

As per PwC's State of Climate Tech 2022, over US$260 billion in VC money has been injected into climate tech companies since the start of 2018, and in 2022, more than a quarter of total global VC funding went towards climate technology.

Growth Strategies

Influence For Impact: Steve Harvey And Oweis Zahran, Co-Founders, MELT Middle East

Here's how Harvey and Zahran aim to use the power of celebrity to bring people together.

News and Trends

16 Startups Selected For Abu Dhabi-Based Incubator Hub71's Second Cohort Of 2022

This group of 16 pre-seed, seed, and Series-A startups has already raised over US$67 million, collectively.

Growth Strategies

Policies For Progress: Enabling The Dynamic Growth Of Social Entrepreneurs In The UAE

As a facilitator of innovation at the nexus of the public, private, and "third" sector-levels, Ma'an remains committed to investing in and enabling the next generation of innovators that will serve a socially aware, community-founded, and sustainable future for all.


Intersectional Impact: Dana Co-Founder And CEO Zada Haj Is Tackling The MENA's Needs For Sustainability And Gender Inclusion With Her Enterprise

Haj believes that creating a more robust agrifood sector with purpose-led infrastructure and appropriate financial backing will decidedly strengthen gender inclusion, as one in four entrepreneurs in the agrifood sector is female.

Starting a Business

Startup Spotlight: Here's How Abu Dhabi-Based Heidron Energy Solutions Is Producing Lighter (And Cheaper) Batteries For Electric Vehicles

By offering Li-ion batteries made out of Silicon anodes, Abu Dhabi-based Heidron Energy Solutions is looking to create a less complex and much cheaper way to produce energy sources for electric vehicles.


The UAE's ADQ and Jordan's Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Launch US$100 Million Tech Fund

Building on the UAE's strategic industrial partnership with Jordan, ADQ commits to investing in advancing Jordan's core sectors.