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Dubai-based startup launches school bus safety smart device

Dubai-based startup, Almas Robotics launched its new “Safe Bus” smart device which uses artificial intelligence technology to track passengers on school buses with the aim of improving safety standards in the UAE.

First agriculture-tech hackathon in Saudi Arabia

King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), represented by the Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators, and in collaboration with Faisal bin Mishal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Community “Mojtamae”, will launch the first agricultural hackathon in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in September.

11 startups join Plug and Play ADGM accelerator program

Plug and Play, the largest global innovation platform, and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the leading international financial centre based in Abu Dhabi, announced today the startups participating in their third FinTech and first Travel & Hospitality accelerator programs.

Jadarah accelerator programme selects 22 candidates

Jadarah, the intensive 5-month talent accelerator programme founded by Seera Group presents their final 22 candidates who are taking part in the second edition of the programme commencing this month.

Trends Every Growing Small Business Needs to Know

Great news for any small business looking to get ahead: Salesforce Research has just released the Third Edition Small & Medium Business Trends Report, sharing data and observations from more than 2,000 small and medium business (SMB) owners and leaders from around the world.

100 Energy start up firms to feature at World Energy Congress

Hi-tech mobile solar containers that can provide energy in remote parts of Africa, an alternative to firewood made of sugarcane waste and a driverless electric haulage vehicle – are among the impressive innovations the top 100 energy transition and climate protection start-ups will showcase at the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi.

Wissam Khoury leads Finastra

Finastra has appointed Wissam Khoury to lead its Asia Pacific (APAC) business. In this new expanded role as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA) and APAC, Wissam is responsible for driving Finastra’s growth strategy, strengthening its regional footprint,

What workers really want??

Perks at work have become a source of pride and a competitive differentiator for companies vying for top talent. Stocked fridges, catered meals, on-site fitness facilities, laundry services and complimentary transportation are just a handful of popular perks companies offer to lure new employees.

Falcon Network invests in six promising start-ups

Falcon Network, a group of emerging markets-based angel investors, have today announced the successful conclusion of their inaugural round with the completion of six investments

Jensen Matthews opens the seed round investment

The Dubai based agency is developing a ground-breaking technology targeted at solving the biggest challenges for the global PR industry and its relations with the media. The research has started at the end of 2018 and for the past 10 months, the team behind Jensen Matthews

Alliance Française Abu Dhabi opens new branch in Khalifa City

Alliance Francaise is thrilled to announce its newest branch located within British International School in Abu Dhabi and is set to open its doors to students from September 8, 2019.

Bahrain’s SINC in sync with investors to raise US$250,000

SINC, a Bahrain based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) mobile platform that simplifies the management of a mobile workforce by operating timesheets, location tracking, staff scheduling, and job tracking, has raised US$250,000 in a pre-seed funding round led by regional angel investors

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