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Honor 10 Global Theme Design Contest

The Honor 10 Global Theme Design Contest that formally began on May 25th is inviting designers from all around the world to send in their thematic interface designs. The contest provides a stage for the world’s most talented theme designers

3 Start-ups graduated to next level

Three start-ups have graduated from UAE-based Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO) Accelerator Programme for crossing USD 1 Million in revenue. The graduating members are Hello Chef, Munchbox and Digital Dubai.

How to scale up the business successfully

The founder, president and CTO for one of the biggest names in cyber security worldwide, Fortinet , Michael Xie shares his experience as he discusses key points about how to scale up a business successfully, especially the tech startups which has been the eye of storm for every investor in the town.

500 Startups to host Investor Day

Silicon-Valley based VC firm, 500 Startups, today announced that it is gearing up to host Investor Day, which marks the culmination of 500 Startups MENA Dojo Series A ‘growth acceleration’ program.

Intel Capital and NBA join hands to fund startups

Intel Capital and the NBA announced a sports and entertainment technology innovation collaboration called the “NBA + Intel Capital Emerging Technology Initiative.” to identify new technologies from global companies at all stages,

Intel Capital pledges $72 million in dozen tech startups

Intel Capital, announced yesterday at the Intel Capital Global Summit new investments totaling $72 million in 12 technology startups. With this new funding, Intel Capital’s year-to-date investments have reached more than $115 million.

Etisalat announces ‘SMB Festival’

Etisalat has announced a week-long ‘SMB Festival’ from the 6th to 13th May 2018, the first of its kind initiative dedicated for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in the UAE,

How to protect businesses from a breach

Rajesh Gopinath, VP – Sales Engineering, MEA. at Paladion discusses how businesses in the region need to substantially reduce dwell time to prevent a successful breach.

4 winners declared for du Emirati Startup Challenge

du today announced the four winners of the du Emirati Startup Challenge launched in partnership with Zayed University and co-organised by E11 Global and Step Group. The winners were chosen from 18 Emirati startups selected for the final round of the Challenge.

How to watch out for Cryptocurrency scams on Android

Guest written by Lukas Stefanko, Malware Researcher at ESET explaining the how important to know what to watch out for cryptocurrency scams on Android platform The recent rise in cryptocurrency scams appearing on the Android platform in disguise has shown that such incidents are not exclusive to PCs and also highlight the importance of knowing what to look out for so you do not unintentionally tak...

Dubai Women Establishment concludes Innovative Leaders Program

Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) has successfully concluded the second edition of its Innovative Leaders Program, hosted in collaboration with the distinguished Ashridge-Hult International Business School in the UK. 6 female prominent Emirati leaders have completed the program, which was developed to support the UAE’s vision of fostering a culture of innovation across the country, by helping women ...

Egypt-Based SWVL Raises $8 Million

Egypt based SWVL, the premium app-based mass transit system announced a US$ 8 million Series A led by regional venture fund BECO Capital, alongside Africa-based investor DiGAME Investment and global VC fund Silicon Badia. Raed Ventures, Arzan VC, Oman Technology Fund, and chairman of EDventure Holdings also participated in the round. Mostafa Kandil, co-founder and CEO at Swvl said “the US$ 8...

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