Monday, March 25, 2019
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Step provides platform for startups to learn and thrive

The UAE's unprecedented support to its startup community was evident at the two-day Step conference which opened on Wednesday. Massive support from all key sectors was displayed as mentors, venture capitalists, accelerators, investors and...

Sheikh Mohammed attends honouring ceremony of World Government Summit Awards

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended today a ceremony to honour winners of the Global Universities Challenges, held as part of the 7th...

New startup mentorship programme to foster UAE-Africa cooperation

Startups from the UAE and Africa will participate in the first-ever Chamberthon event that will be organised and hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry during the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali, Rwanda,...

Intelak announces winners of Cohort 5 & launches STEP Lean Design Challenge

Avendy, Bonflite, Cargonow and Hotel Data Cloud are announced winners of Cohort 5 of the aviation, travel & tourism-focused incubator led by GE, the Emirates Group and Dubai Tourism The four winners will receive...

Toronto’s Carrot Rewards wins Global Innovation Award

Toronto-based startup Carrot Rewards’s eponymous fitness rewards app has been named the global winner of the OECD’s 2019 Edge of Government Award.Carrot was selected from over 500 submissions from around the world at the...
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OTF Techween Invests US 1M in 20 Tech startups

Muscat, OTF Techween, one of Oman Tech Fund’s investment program participates with of 20 tech startups from 1st and 2nd cohorts in STEP Conference in Dubai, which will be from 13th to 14th of...
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UAE: An active startup hub

Startup and operational costs for a tech business in UAE is very high compared to elsewhere in the world, according to a new entrepreneurial survey.The "Tech Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in the UAE Study", which was...
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UAE’s carsharing start-up to deploy 200 vehicles in Abu Dhabi

The move comes along with the company’s strategy to expand in Abu Dhabi The UAE-based startup Ekar, a pay-as-you-drive car rental service, revealed plan to deploy around 200 vehicles in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with...
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Promising but expensive: The UAE’s startup ecosystem

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has found success in diversifying its economy away from oil and becoming the leading business hub for international corporations in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. The...