Uber Technologies is in advanced discussions to buy its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks, according to a Bloomberg report.
Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators, one of the initiatives of KACST, has reported that its incubated technology startups raised nearly $29.32 million across 63 funding deals in 2018.
Smart Dubai is gearing up to launch the third round of the Global Blockchain Challenge, organised in partnership with successful local accelerator the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA).
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that is at the heart of the UK’s FinTech ecosystem.
The Middle East and North Africa’s digital startup ecosystem is rapidly growing, with funding reaching $650 million from 270 deals in 2017.
Saudi Arabia’s Badir Business Accelerator Programme has announced that five technology companies have qualified for the programme’s third cohort.
As part of the third Emirati Tech Boot Camp, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, organised a demo day to give participating teams an opportunity to pitch their startup ideas to a panel of experts.
FinTech Hive at DIFC has marked another milestone in its continued support for financial innovation with the completion of the 2018 edition of its accelerator programme, launched in collaboration with Accenture.
The Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the Museum of the Future’s building structure.
UAE-based ride-hailing firm Careem has reportedly signed a partnership deal with Abu Dhabi to collaborate to enhance the tourist experience in the capital.