My Startup World Staff

Two NYU Abu Dhabi students win Hack3D competition

Two NYU Abu Dhabi students have bagged first place in the Hack3D competition as part of CSAW, the world’s most comprehensive student-led cybersecurity competition. Organized by the NYU Center for Cybersecurity, the cyber challenge was held in six international CSAW hubs

LinkedIn launches new feature for small businesses

LinkedIn announced the global launch of Open for Business, a new feature that allows freelancers and small business leaders to add their services to their LinkedIn profiles, making them discoverable from a LinkedIn search.

Bayer focuses on healthcare start-ups at Digitrans 2019

Bayer, a leading life sciences company, shed light on digitally transforming the experience of health at the Digitrans 2019 – The Digital Transformation Forum that held recently in Dubai. Taking this objective forward, Eugene Borukhovich, Global Head Digital Health at Bayer,

Taaleem announces US$73m in new investments

StonePine ACE Partners – a joint venture between StonePine Capital Partners and ACE & Company SA – today announced its investment alongside CI Capital Holding for Financial Investment (“CI Capital”) in Taaleem Management Services Company SAE (“Taaleem”)

JustClean investment to boost Keno’s expansion plans

Technology company JustClean, which has built a growing online marketplace for the laundry industry in the Gulf region, today announced a strategic investment in the Dubai-based car care on demand application, Keno.

DSO and Intel launch new phase of the Innovation Center

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) and Intel got together to the launch of the new phase of “Intel Innovation Center” that is directly aligned with the “Project Mustakbal”, an initiative that was revealed by Intel during the event and seeks to further accelerate the Middle East’s game-changing digital transformation.

10 new global innovators join accelerator programme

The Mohammed bin Rashid Innovation Fund, MBRIF, an initiative launched by the UAE Ministry of Finance to support innovation in the UAE, has selected ten local and global innovators for the Summer Cohort of the MBRIF Accelerator programme.

Winners of Innovators Under 35 MENA program announced

The winners of the Innovators Under 35 MENA program have been announced by Dubai Future Foundation and MIT Technology Review Arabia, published by Haykal Media.

National Bank of Fujairah sets up banking platform for SMEs

National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) is building a dedicated banking platform that will be an exclusive digital space co-created with SMEs to understand and address their needs better. Positioned as a community platform ‘For SMEs by SMEs’, the SME banking platform

McKinsey & Company launches Qiyada Emerging Leaders program

McKinsey & Company has announced the launch of a new leadership development program designed to unlock the leadership potential of top Emirati professionals in Abu Dhabi. The intensive one-year program is set to commence in January 2020.

FreshToHome.com to invest AED 50M in UAE and KSA

FreshToHome.com, the world’s largest online fresh fish and meat store announced its expansion in Middle East region by expressing its intend to invest AED 50 million in UAE and Saudi Arabia over next two years. The company’s regional expansion is supported by CE-Ventures,

Bahrain to setup fast-track process for global startups

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) – the investment promotion agency for the Kingdom of Bahrain in partnership with Web Summit – announced a fast-track setup process for startups globally looking to take advantage of the business environment and startup ecosystem in Bahrain.

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