King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)’s Badir Program has announced that the number of women’s businesses incubated by the programme grew by 144 percent in 2017.
Dr. Al-Zeyoudi said, “Innovation and technology generate a wide range of socio-economic values and create jobs, and therefore, innovation is at the heart of our development agenda to drive our economic diversification objectives.”
Fikra Labs, defined as an Acceleration Programme for entrepreneurs, was launched by a group of key departments and institution in …
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos during a panel titled ‘Going Digital in the Arab World,’ Al Qasimi highlighted the innovative approaches and landmark initiatives being implemented by the UAE and other Arab countries.
Simon Hu, SVP of Alibaba Group and President of Alibaba Cloud, said that the data centre provides “powerful, scalable and cost-effective cloud computing services” to regional public and enterprise customers.
“Educating young people about e-commerce, its tools and strategies for success, is important to developing the next generation of entrepreneurs,” said His Highness.
The two-year partnership opens doors for mutual support of startups with innovative mobility initiatives across the GCC region.
InspireU, an STC incubator, has announced a partnership agreement with Careem, the Dubai-based ride hailing service provider, in KSA.
As part of the agreement, the two organisations will work together to provide Dubai SME members with integrated e-commerce solutions comprising online product display, e-payment, product delivery and logistics support.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has started assessing entries for the second edition of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition.