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50 students graduate Qimam Fellowship Program in Saudi Arabia

The Qimam Fellowship Program that was launched in February 2018 attracted more than 13,000 applications and of these, only 150 applicants made to the next round and finally just 50 selected few made the cut as the Qimam Fellows.

MENA startups, venturing growth

The MENA office of leading Belgian firm, Duval Union Consulting, today unveiled its latest book on corporate venturing in the Middle East, which takes a deep, actionable look at the value that the collaboration of corporates and startups brings to transforming the business landscape and building competitive advantage for all stakeholders. Authored by Dado Van Peteghem, CEO and co-founder of Duval ...

Dubai and France to develop FinTech ecosystem

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) announced that it has signed an MoU with Finance Innovation, the official financial tech innovation centre for France to collaborate on the development of the FinTech ecosystem

souKare.com raises funding for expansion

souKare.com, the Dubai-based lifestyle and healthcare tech startup, has announced it has successfully raised USD400,000 funding from a diverse set of well-established angel investors from UAE and KSA.

Bahrain Development Bank raises $100m for startups

Bahrain Development Bank (BDB) announces that the Al Waha Fund of Funds has successfully closed its US $100m fundraising round, making it the first active venture capital fund of funds in the region.

AI Venture Launchpad by startAD, NYU Abu Dhabi

startAD, the innovation and entrepreneurship platform anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, has opened applications for its inaugural Artificial Intelligence (AI) Venture Launchpad.

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.

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