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).
Preparing young Emiratis in AI is vital for UAE’s future, says ministerOmar Sultan Al Olama, UAE’s Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, member of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation and deputy managing Director, has revealed a new initiative that aims to equip the next generation of Emiratis with leadership skills.0 2906
Dubai promotes fintech innovation with new partnership
DIFC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Finance Innovation, France’s official innovation cluster for the financial industry.
startAD opens applications for AI-focused sprint accelerator programme
startAD, the innovation and entrepreneurship platform anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, has opened applications for its inaugural Artificial Intelligence (AI) Venture Launchpad.
Dubai DED strengthens support to e-Traders
The Business Regustration & Licensing (BRL) sector in the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai, has signed two separate agreements …
FinTech set to catapult GCC cybsersecurity market to $8 billion
Banking and finance security innovations in the UAE is set to drive the GCC’s cybersecurity market to $8 billion in 2018 as organisations optimise emerging technologies such as facial recognition. iris scans and crypto currency.
RTA diversifies payment methods for Dubai motorists
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently enabled payment of fees using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology of smartphones and devices at Customer Happiness Centres.
UAE’s ADGM creates framework to regulate crypto assets
Abu Dhabi Global Market’s new framework will regulate crypto asset activities, including those undertaken by exchanges and other intermediaries in the finance hub.
Egypt accounts for 3.97M of global ransomware threats: study
Egypt continues to face a growing threat from cyber-attacks with malware detections in Q1 of 2018 reaching 253,995, the second highest figure in the North African region.
DIFC bolsters Dubai’s FinTech ecosystem with new deal
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has announced its partnership with Startupbootcamp to support the development of the growing FinTech and venture capital ecosystem in the Centre as well as promote entrepreneurship in the region.
EastNets to boost cross-border payments in Kuwait
EastNets has announced its partnership with Kuwait’s Boubyan Bank to roll out SWIFT’s global payments innovation (gpi) service for its customers across the country.