When Bill Gates famously said “banking is necessary, banks are not,” Saad Ansari paid attention. The founder and CEO of Xpence set out to innovate for financial inclusion to solve the biggest barrier facing startups in the UAE today: setting up a bank account.
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Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai (Dubai Economy), has won the 2019 Top Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) Award for the Middle East at the World FDI Forum 2019, national news agency WAM reported on Wednesday.
Validating your minimum viable product (MVP) with customers is vital to success, Dubai Smartpreneur Competition alumni have stressed to this year’s cohort of aspiring entrepreneurs. The annual competition, organised under […]
UAE-based digital-out-of-home advertising platform Elevision Media has launched an initiative to provide Dh4 million in free advertising for small local businesses affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID) pandemic in order to help them market their products and services.
Payments processor Network International has announced a total of Dh5 million ($1.3 million) in cash and other practical relief measures to help its smaller customers offset the economic impact of […]
The Co-Dubai, one of the first incubators and co-working spaces to be certified by Dubai SME, has launched a Retail Accelerator Program to reduce barriers for retail and e-commerce entrepreneurs through a variety of services including regulatory set up, payment gateway set-up and mentoring.