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.
The Dubai Business Women Council, in partnership with Creative Zone, has announced a 10-week programme to support 100 of the UAE’s brightest female entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses. The […]
Dubai-headquartered medical devices innovation startup ProvenMed has won the fifth Dubai Smartpreneur Competition. The virtual event, organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, saw 10 shortlisted startups from the […]
Dubai-based global online search company meekd.com has raised its first round of seed funding for an undisclosed amount from UAE-based film production and distribution company Xmovies and an angel investor. […]
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 […]