What do I need to launch and run my startup in Dubai?

Here’s where you get yourself equipped with all of the information you need to start up a business (and make it work) in Dubai. Read on to educate yourself with all of the necessary know-how to get your business off the ground–plus, some tips and tricks to get ahead as well. Good luck!

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Etisalat Information Services Launches ‘Aggregator Of Aggregators’ Mobile App

Etisalat Information Services Launches ‘Aggregator Of Aggregators’ Mobile App

Etisalat Information Services, a subsidiary of Etisalat Services Holding, is amplifying its hyper-local search engine by launching a next generation aggregator-model through its enhanced Connect.ae mobile application.

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Startup Panorama, Edition 01: A Viewpoint On The UAE’s Entrepreneurial Landscape

Startup Panorama, Edition 01: A Viewpoint On The UAE’s Entrepreneurial Landscape

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12 Things You Need To Know To Start A Business In Dubai

12 Things You Need To Know To Start A Business In Dubai

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Setting Up A Business In Dubai

A Step-By-Step Guide To Setting Up A Business In Dubai

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A Guide To Incubators, Accelerators And Co-Working Spaces In Dubai That Can Help You Grow Your Startup

A Guide To Incubators, Accelerators And Co-Working Spaces In Dubai That Can Help You Grow Your Startup

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Setting Up Shop In The UAE: The Role Of A Local Sponsor For Your Enterprise

Setting Up Shop In The UAE: The Role Of A Local Sponsor For Your Enterprise

Setting up your own business can be complicated at the best of times. Add to that the additional complexities of setting up in a foreign country and the task can feel like a bit of a minefield.

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The Lock&Stock App Rewards Students For Putting Their Phones Away During Class

The Lock&Stock App Rewards Students For Putting Their Phones Away During Class

Currently active in the UAE, Lock&Stock is a free mobile app that allows students to earn points each time –one point for every three minutes– their phones are locked during a class.

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Can Co-Working Spaces Help Your Business Become More Productive?

Can Co-Working Spaces Help Your Business Become More Productive?

Major companies such as HSBC embrace the concept. Both Instagram and Uber started life using the concept. So what could co-working spaces do for your company?

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Dubai Tourism To Launch revolutionary B2B ‘Attractions Marketplace’ In 2019

Dubai Tourism To Launch revolutionary B2B ‘Attractions Marketplace’ In 2019

Dubai Tourism has developed a new business-to-business (B2B) 'Attractions Marketplace' to raise the profiles of the city’s entertainment options among relevant partners, in turn helping to increase their sales and revenue potential.

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Overseas Investors Can Get ‘Instant License’ To Start Businesses Remotely in Dubai

Overseas Investors Can Get ‘Instant License’ To Start Businesses Remotely in Dubai

Investors from across the globe will now be able to start a business in Dubai without having to be physically present in the emirate, following an agreement between Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, and the US-based Alliance Business Centres Network (ABCN).

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Dubai SME Licenses The First Business Incubator Under Its New Guidelines

Dubai SME Licenses The First Business Incubator Under Its New Guidelines

Dubai SME, the SMEs-focused agency of Dubai’s Department of Economic Development, has licensed its first incubator in Dubai following the introduction of the Incubators and Business Accelerators regulations earlier in March. Dubai SME launched operations of the Re: Urban Studio business incubator, an integrated platform providing a range of specialized business and creativity development services to designers and entrepreneurs, in the Dubai Design District (d3) area.

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Fintech Entrepreneurs, DIFC’S FinTech Hive Is Now Accepting Applications For The 2018 Batch

Fintech Entrepreneurs, DIFC’S FinTech Hive Is Now Accepting Applications For The 2018 Batch

FinTech Hive at DIFC, a Middle East, Africa and South Asia-wide fintech accelerator is now accepting applications for its 2018 program set to commence on May 20. With this announcement, FinTech Hive kicks off an intensive search for standout fintech and insurtech innovators in the region, as the 2018 edition of the accelerator expands its scope to include insurtech as well as Islamic finance and regulatory technology solutions. 

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