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August 24, 2021
unicorn fintech startups

Where is the world’s largest “unicorn” fintech companies located?.. America is in the lead

The pace of growth of technology companies in the world is increasing, with the rise in the importance of applications in facilitating transactions, digital finance and electronic payments...
August 22, 2021
artificial intelligence in Turkey

A strategic road map for artificial intelligence in Turkey

Turkey is drawing a road map for its strategy in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), which can be defined as the realization of actions such as making decisions, discovering meaning and learning in dynamic environments specific to intelligent creatures, by a computer or a
August 21, 2021
Fintech Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Global Market announces the return of Fintech Abu Dhabi in November 2021

Abu Dhabi Global Market, the award-winning international financial center, is pleased to announce the return of the Abu Dhabi Fintech Festival, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, from 22 to 24 November 2021, as an
August 15, 2021
Investments in MENA July2021

Startups in the Middle East and North Africa raised about $632 million last July

Startups in the Middle East and North Africa raised about $632 million last July, through executing 77 deals, which represents a new record. The increase in funding last July was due to the implementation of a number of large deals, such as the financing round of Emirati cloud kitchen operator Kitopi, which raised...
August 10, 2021
Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED)

Abu Dhabi’s “ADDED” to issue professional licenses that allow 100% foreign ownership

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) is introducing a professional license that will allow foreigners full ownership of businesses related to 604 professional activities. The professional activities company covers a...
August 8, 2021

Azom startup will launch “AZOM Desert2 Smartphone” in Oman

Azom , specialized in developing, designing and selling electronics, such as smart devices and accessories, has signed a contract with the Omani ABT Company to be its agent in the Sultanate of Oman. Azom will launch its...
August 3, 2021
AI learning

UAE begins teaching Artificial Intelligence to youth

The UAE’s National Program for Artificial Intelligence launched the “Learn AI Platform” to enhance students’ and youth’s awareness about the latest advancement in the field of AI and its impact on the future. The platform connects young people with...
August 1, 2021
oman startup hub

“OSH” is the gateway to the startup ecosystem in Oman

When an investor or entrepreneur thinks of entering a new market, he must enter this market through its door. The OSH platform in the Sultanate of Oman is the gateway to entrepreneurship, startups and venture capital companies. OSH is an...
July 28, 2021
MENA’s Startup Ecosystem Investment 2021-H1 Report

Most fundraising startups in the MENA during the first half of 2021

– MENA startups raised record funding in the first half of 2021, led by Saudi FinTech Tamara, which raised $116 million over the past six months through two funding rounds. According to Forbes Middle East calculations, about 170 companies announced raising funds during...