The Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa 2019 survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading career site, and market research agency YouGov, has found that nearly 7 in 10 professionals prefer to be self-employed.
Two promising Indian startups from New Delhi and Bangalore were named as the winners of a prestigious competition organised by Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), which was held during the recent Dubai Startup Hub roadshow to India.
UAE’s homegrown startup and region’s leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service provider, STARZPLAY has once again topped the charts in the region’s in terms of subscriptions for the second consecutive year, according to the IHS Markit Pay TV & Online Video Report – MENA – 2019.
Orange Jordan in partnership with Simplon, launched the Coding Academy project to offer free programming courses in different programming languages for the Jordanian youth, in order to enhance the concept of “training for employment” and assist them in finding job opportunities in the technology sector.
Standard Chartered Bank announced today the launch of “Womentum”, a Women in Tech global programme in partnership with womena, aims at supporting women-led start-ups and entrepreneurs in the UAE.
Noon Academy, an online learning platform that operates throughout the Middle East, announced today that it has raised $8.6 million in series A funding. The round was co-led by Raed Ventures and STV with participation from institutional investor Alisamiah Investment
Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently kicked off its first-ever roadshow in New Delhi and Bangalore which attracted strong participation and interest from high-potential Indian startups that are keen to enter the Dubai market.
Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya, president of the Royal Scientific Society (RSS), Luminus ShamalStart, the leading business accelerator and seed investor in the north of Jordan announced the launch of its second phase.
The winners for the VR & Beyond competition were declared earlier in the morning at an ceremony , held at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The competition was established by Burj Khalifa together with HTC Vive and Dubai Future Accelerators—an initiative of Dubai Future Foundation.
Lisa McAuley, CEO of the Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) talks about the significance of international standards and explains why they are important for MSMEs.