DIFC AccelerateHer
Dubai FinTech

DIFC FinTech Hive launches AccelerateHer; a mentorship program that promotes women empowerment in finance and technology

Financial technology accelerator DIFC FinTech Hive has launched a new mentorship program intended to equip female professionals with necessary tools and experience to play a more active role in the development of the region’s fintech landscape. Mentorship programme AccelerateHer will connect young aspiring executives to accomplished professionals with relevant expertise from across DIFC FinTech Hive’s strategic partnership network, which […]

Crave- your new food cravings app
Business Lifestyle

UAE based start-up company launches a new mobile app that will satisfy food cravings

Abu Dhabi: Crave, a UAE-based food delivery and dine-in start-up company, launched its mobile app today in the UAE. The app features a comprehensive way for people to satisfy their food cravings. App users can either order food through the app by swiping right or left on images of different food items (all predetermined by […]

Dubai travel and hospitality sector

UAE travel and hospitality sector is rapidly transforming into tech-driven possibilities and digital experience

UAE travelers are tech-savvy and comfortable with the digitisation of services. Digitalisation is helping to drive growth across the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors in the UAE, experts said ahead of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019) exhibition. Opening its doors on Sunday, April 28, 2019, the 26th edition of the show will welcome over […]

UAE-China Deal
Dubai Investing

Dubai is expecting $7 billion bilateral trade deal with the UAE-China One belt one road project.

The latest $3.4 billion UAE-China deal will position Dubai well in the One Belt One Road project where the emirate will be a major supply link to the global initiative and play an essential role in international trade by developing its logistics and shipping sectors, experts say. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President […]


DIFC pushes new trust-based saving scheme to replace workers’ end-of-service gratuity

Dubai International Financial Centre is pushing ahead with plans to replace expat workers’ end-of-service gratuity with a funded, trust-based savings scheme that offers employees a choice of up to 12 passive investment funds. During the DIFC employers’ town hall meeting on Thursday, the centre said the new scheme will charge employee members an annual management […]

Dubai University Freezone Strategy

UAE Higher education institutions discuss the creation of Dubai’s University Free Zones Strategy

A group of directors, deans and representatives from national and international universities in the UAE gathered at a strategizing session organised by The Dubai Future Foundation, to strengthen cooperation between various government bodies and private entities. The participants emphasised the value of implementing Dubai’s strategy to create economic and creative free zones in universities, launched […]

Abu Dhabi Investing

$1 billion Abu Dhabi based investment fund to generate attractive returns for the ADGM ecosystem

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) will see the establishment of $1 billion Abu Dhabi-based investment fund, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners.  The new enterprise will open opportunities that satisfy a mandate of creating a hub for pioneering companies to locate at ADGM, to generate attractive returns while having a positive impact on the ADGM ecosystem. Abu […]