UAE Government launches UAE API Marketplace to provide multi-channel digital services in partnership with Private Sector

DUBAI, 27th November, 2021 (WAM) — In line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice…

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Singapore FinTech TSLC raises $25m from Abu Dhabi investor-led group

The Social Loan Company, a Singapore FinTech start-up, raised more than $25 million to fund its expansion into new markets,…

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ADX and ADDED propose region’s first SPAC regulatory framework

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Department of Economic Development Abu Dhabi have proposed the region’s first regulatory framework to list…

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Abu Dhabi’s Shorooq Partners unveils debt fund to invest in Mena start-ups

The new fund has already committed a majority of its capital Abu Dhabi venture capital firm Shorooq Partners unveiled a…

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Demand for digital services is fueling a payments revolution

By Mo Ali Yusuf, Regional Manager MENAP, Checkout.com Fragmented payment infrastructure and underdeveloped regulations have traditionally hampered efforts to build…

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Abu Dhabi’s tech hub sees surge of interest from start-ups

DUBAI, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi’s new technology hub says it has seen a surge in interest from start-up…

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Microsoft for Startups’ GrowthX Accelerator programme kicks off in UAE

The program announces its first cohort of 15 startups that will work with partners such as Etihad Airways, Unilever, Flow,…

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Startups in Mena raised $338 million in September 2021

Startups in Mena raised almost $338 million across 37 deals in September, a 111 per cent rise month on month and a whopping 3000 per…

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Expo 2020 Dubai’s official app and Business App to create unique visitor experiences for millions

Expo 2020 Dubai has launched its official visitor app and a business-focused app, helping to ensure that millions of visitors…

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Three UAE ecosystems rank in the MENA Top 10 in 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report

The 2021 report from Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network ranks the leading 140 ecosystems in the world, breakdowns…

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