Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, who left Marks & Spencer in May following a business restructure, has been appointed chief executive at Dubai-based Emaar Malls.
Visa and Startupbootcamp have hosted “FastTrack”, a mentoring session for startups participating in the Dubai Smart City Accelerator, which is hosted in Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (dtec).
Saudi Arabia is reportedly in talks with UAE and Bahrain to establish a coordinated approach to the regulation and nurturing of fintech startups in the region.
FinTech Hive has received an overwhelming response of over 300 applications that were created from all around the world – triple the number of applications received in 2017.
SoftBank Group is increasing its stake in Yahoo Japan through a $2 billion, three-way deal with US firm Altaba.
Gemalto has released the results of a global study which reveals that more than half of the companies surveyed in the Middle East (56 percent) are unable to analyse all the data they collect and 32 percent do not know where their sensitive data is stored.
The study titled, The Challenge of Building the Right Security Automation Architecture, highlighted that the growing threat landscape and security skills gap facing cybersecurity teams demand that organisations implement automation for a stronger security posture.
The partnership aims to focus on supporting entrepreneurship, financial literacy and workplace readiness amongst the youth of the UAE and the wider Middle East
startAD, the innovation and entrepreneurship platform anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, has partnered with Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development for the first time to present an updated version of Ibtikari (My Innovation).
LG Electronics has invested $3 million in US-based Bossa Nova Robotics — marking the first time the company has injected funds into an overseas robot developer.