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EMPG and OLX Group, Owners Of Dubai-Based Bayut And Dubizzle Respectively, Merge To Form Unicorn Company

The two enterprises have merged their MENA and South Asia operations to form an AED3.6 billion (US$1 billion) Dubai-based unicorn company.

The How-To: Score Your Business's Preparedness For The COVID-19 Crisis (And Its Aftermath)

When the COVID-19 crisis struck, investors realized they needed to understand whether their portfolio and pipeline companies were ready to outlast the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic.

Dubai Chamber Explains COVID-19 Preventive Measures To Keep In Mind When Going Back To Workplaces

From guidelines on using public transport to get to work, to procedures to comply with when one is in the office, here's a video from Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry that will help you understand how you can help reduce the risk of infection, and protect your health and that of your loved ones. 

Why Remote Work Makes Teams (And Leaders) Better

The silver lining of this is that these difficulties in going remote will force companies to take a more intentional approach to people dynamics than they did when operating in person, and this will only make companies more effective when in-person operations resume again.

Adapt To Change: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs To Make It Through The COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 is a temporary problem, but our businesses are permanent. Coming out on the other side of this will be a testament to the resilience of businesses and their leaders.

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