Hub71 has collaborated with two leading banks in the UAE – Mashreq Bank and First Abu Dhabi Bank – to help identify and solve the pain points faced by startups and launched a whitepaper titled: Rethinking Banking for Startups.
Kaspersky calls on tech startups for the second edition of Open Innovation Hub
Kaspersky has announced the second edition of its Open Innovation Program, which is designed to foster collaboration with innovative tech startups.
UAE-based doctor booking app secures $10 million in funding
UAE-based doctor booking platform Okadoc has closed its $10 million Series A round, following a $2.3 million seed round in 2018.
Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 launches region’s first Microsoft Reactor Program
Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s tech ecosystem, has launched the region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme as it further expands its ecosystem.
UAE’s fuel refill app to fight climate change with specialised drones
CAFU, the MENA region’s first on-demand delivery app for motorists has partnered with soil, plants and drone experts to announce an ambitious project in a commitment to fight climate change.
Saudi Arabia’s Misk Foundation, Abu Dhabi Hub71 partner to foster startup innovation
Saudi Arabia’s Misk Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, that outlined steps towards creating a more dynamic market for startups between the Kingdom and the UAE.
ITIDA collaborates with RiseUp to launch ‘African App Launchpad Cup’
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has collaborated with RiseUp, to launch ‘African App Launchpad Cup’ – the first pitch competition in Africa.
Startup incubator Sheraa, Liv. team up to foster tech-enabled businesses
Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and Liv., the digital-only lifestyle bank by Emirates NBD, have teamed up to educate UAE youth and jump-start their entrepreneurial journey with a workshop series recently.
Abu Dhabi Global Market to hit the road to find new global fintech talents
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced that FinTech Abu Dhabi’s global tour will be reaching even more cities ahead of the main event in Abu Dhabi in October 2019.
New app to ease car service booking woes in Dubai
Dubai motorists can now remotely book their cars for service and repairs with the official launch of ServiceMyCar.ae.
Saudi-based online grocery platfrom raises over $6 million in funding
Saudi-based online grocery platform Nana Direct has received $6.6 million in investments Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) and Impact46.
Five Dubai startups receive API sandbox certification from Emirates NBD
Emirates NBD and DIFC FinTech Hive have become the first to certify five FinTech startups under API Sandbox Program.
startAD, Khalifa Fund call on Emirati startups for Ibtikari 5.0
startAD, the Abu Dhabi based global accelerator powered by Tamkeen and anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), has opened applications for Ibtikari 5.0.
Saudi Arabia’s Badir Program launches new initiative at Hajj Hackathon
Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators, officially launched the first business accelerator specialised in supporting and developing the works of entrepreneurs and projects participating in the recently-held Hajj Hackathon.