The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has recently signed partnerships with three start-ups to work with them in the 4th Dubai Future Accelerators Programme.
Etisalat Digital has announced that it has signed strategic partnerships with four scale-ups as part of the ‘Dubai Future Accelerators Program,’ the world’s largest government supported accelerator.
Last year saw a worrying increase in ransomware and other cyber-attacks targeting the supply chain, with the business and professional services sector receiving a significant increase of attacks.
Ooredoo has announced that Home Broadband customers are now able to enjoy fast speeds, data rollover and the ease of being connected straight from the box, with their ‘available everywhere’ service
startAD, the innovation and entrepreneurship platform anchored at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), announced NEURAi as the winning startup of the hardware Venture Launchpad.
SoftBank is reportedly planning to open an office in Saudi Arabia to further strengthening its ties with the kingdom.
The US-based platform for freelancers and entrepreneurs is also the first blockchain project to be accepted by Oracle Startup System making it the official partner of Oracle Corporation.
UAE-based classifieds portal Alawooz.com has reportedly raised $13.6 million (AED 50 million) in investments.
The Museum of the Future has launched a new six-week accelerator programme designed to attract technology companies that can provide new solutions for futuristic visitor experiences.
Gulf Capital has reportedly acquired a strategic stake in Saudi Geidea, a provider of electronic payment solutions and financial technologies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure convenient banking experience for its customers, BankDhofar has announced that it is the first bank in Oman to join Ripple’s global enterprise Blockchain network – RippleNet.
Digital startups across the Middle East and North Africa attracted $650 million of funding in 2017, of which 76 percent went to UAE-based startups.
Voicera, an artificial intelligence and productivity solutions company has reportedly acquired Wrappup, which leverages AI technology to power predictive highlights during meetings, and has seen strong user-adoption globally.
Bodyo is a health-tech company that uses an AI-powered full body scanner to empower UAE residents with the necessary insights to become fitter and healthier.